first_img “COPY” Architects: Studio Gang Year Completion year of this architecture project Hotels Photographs:  Hedrich Blessing, Studio Gang Architects Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Aqua Tower / Studio GangSave this projectSaveAqua Tower / Studio Gang “COPY” Projects ArchDaily Photographs CopyHotels, Apartments, Retail•Chicago, United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/42694/aqua-tower-studio-gang-architects Clipboard CopyAbout this officeStudio GangOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsHospitality ArchitectureHotelsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsCommercial ArchitectureRetailChicagoResidentialSkyscrapersHousingMixed UseUnited StatesPublished on December 02, 2009Cite: “Aqua Tower / Studio Gang” 02 Dec 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Talis SVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Solid ColorPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesDining tablesZeitraumWood Table – TautBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USARoll Towel Dispenser – Electronic TouchlessWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesAluminium CompositesSculptformClick-on Battens in Victoria GardensMetal PanelsLongboard®Metal Ceilings – DauntlessWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsPerforated Facade PanelFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Rainscreen Cladding Panels for Lightweight Facades in Apartment BlockBricksAcme BrickModular Size BrickMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Manufacturers: Endicott, Trespa, EFCO, Interstate Brick, Jeld-Wen, Otis, Toto, Tubelite, Viracon, Formply, PrairieText description provided by the architects. The skyline of Chicago can be seen as the timeline of skyscraper history, which started in 1885 with the Home Insurance Building.The new Aqua Tower by Studio Gang is a highlight along this timeline, not just because of its height (250m tall) but also because of its sculptural condition. The design was inspired by the striated limestone outcroppings common in the Great Lakes area (see photo below). But this sinuous shape is not just a mere formal gesture, but it is also a strategy to extend the views and maximize solar shading. And by looking at the plans we see a rational structure, true to the Mies legacy in the city. Save this picture!© Studio Gang ArchitectsRecommended ProductsWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapI discovered Studio Gang in a lecture by Jeanne Gang at the 2009 AIA Convention, and I was impressed by her work. You can see our previous coverage of Studio Gang projects in ArchDaily, such as the Bengt Sjostrom Starlight Theatre. – 82-story mixed-use residential tower (819 ft, 250 m tall): – 215 hotels rooms (floors 1-18) – 476 rental residential units (floors 19-52) Save this picture!© Hedrich Blessing- 263 condominium units & Penthouses (floors 53-80) – 55,000 square feet (5,100 m2) of retail and office space – 6 levels of underground parking. – 8-story base (140,000 sqf, 13,000m2) with a a 82,550 sq ft (7,669 m2) terrace with gardens, gazebos, pools, hot tubs, a walking/running track and fire pit.Project gallerySee allShow lessClimate Design: Design and Planning for the Age of Climate ChangeArticlesAdris Group Building / Randić & TuratoArticlesProject locationAddress:200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, USALocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Year:  United States 2009 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/42694/aqua-tower-studio-gang-architects Clipboard Save this picture!© Hedrich Blessing+ 12 Share Aqua Tower / Studio Ganglast_img

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