studio gang architects: aqua tower
nov 23, 2009
studio gang architects: aqua tower


aqua tower by studio gang architects
image courtesy studio gang architects

american firm studio gang architects have designed the aqua tower in chicago.
the building’s sculptural form allows for views and solar shading. its vertical topography
is defined by its outdoor terraces that gradually change plan over the length of the tower.
when viewed obliquely the building transforms into a slender rectangle from a distance.


image courtesy studio gang architects


image courtesy studio gang architects


image courtesy studio gang architects


image courtesy studio gang architects

project info:
architect: studio gang architects
architect of record: loewenberg & associates
owner: magellan development
program: hotel and residential high-rise with retail and commercial spaces
size: 1.9 m sf including parking, 823 feet high

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