AIA Credit: 1.5 LU | HSW
Jeanne Gang presents Studio Gang’s research and reimagining of the police station, exhibited at the Chicago Architecture Biennial, and convenes a panel of community leaders, policing strategists, developers, and architects in a discussion of how design could help build trust between citizens and police.
MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang is Founder and Principal of Studio Gang Architects, an award-winning architecture and urbanism practice based in Chicago and New York. Internationally recognized for her innovative use of materials and environmentally sensitive approach, Jeanne explores the role of design in revitalizing cities.
Ghian Foreman is the Executive Director of the Greater Southwest Development Corporation, a community development agency in Chicago that focuses on entrepreneurial, commercial, and residential development toward improving quality of life for south side residents. Ghian also serves as a Member of Chicago’s Police Board, an independent civilian body that oversees Police Department activities such as discipline related to police misconduct, public hearings, and nomination of candidates for position of Superintendent of Police.
V. Mitch McEwen
V. Mitch McEwen works in architectural and urban design, focused particularly on the intersection of urban culture and global forces. She is a Partner at A(n) Office and Principal of McEwen Studio in addition to her position as assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan.
Scott Plank is Founder and CEO of War Horse, a real estate investment firm with a footprint in Baltimore and San Francisco. Scott specializes in reimagining and activating underutilized urban spaces. He is currently leading a campaign to transform a local Baltimore City police station into a collaborative public safety facility.
Felicia Davis is the Executive Director of the Public Building Commission.
Moderated by: Gia Biagi, Studio Gang Architects
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