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Studio Gang Architects | Aqua Tower. Aqua Tower is one of few high-rises in the world that creates a community on its façade. With a hotel, apartments, condominiums, parking, offices, and one of Chicago’s largest green roofs, this multi-use tower demonstrates both architectural and technical achievements.
Aqua Tower, Studio Gang Architects, Chicago. Recently having received a MacArthur Fellowship partially for her work on this project, Jeanne Gang has created a new addition to the Chicago skyline that masterfully speaks to man's relationship to nature. At its base, the Aqua Tower fills out the block with a two story retail plinth, on top of which sits one of the largest green roofs in the city. This is shaped as an urban park for the residents and guests of the building, the use of which i...
Architecture Design: Studio Gang Architects; Aqua Tower, Chicago, IL, 2010. Photo: Steve Hall/Hedrich Blessing
Aqua (skyscraper) Chicago, Illinois seems like a nice place to visit just to see this skyscraper frezze over.