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BUILDING
 
 
Aqua Tower
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DESIGNER
 
 
Studio Gang
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MATERIALS
 
reinforced concrete
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Illinois
County
Cook
Town
Chicago
Neighborhoods
(32) Loop
Address
225 N. Columbus Drive
 
 
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Offices
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Garages, car parking, etc.
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2004    
Realisation
2007 - 2009
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AWARDS
 
2009
Emporis Skyscraper Award
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Francesco della Casa, "Jeanne Gang deboulonne Chicago / Jeanne Gang takes Chicago to pieces", L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui 390, juillet-août/july-august 2012, pp. 92-103
"Studio Gang. Aqua Tower. Chicago, Illinois, Stati Uniti", Casabella 797, gennaio/january 2011, pp. 28-36
Matteo Vercelloni, "Schermo liquido", Casabella 797, gennaio/january 2011, pp. 29-35 (28-36)
Suzanne Stephens, "Ahead of the curve", Architectural Record 5/2010, may 2010, pp. 60-65
Johanna Agerman, "The Aqua Tower", Icon 76, october 2009, p. 71
Judith Dupré, Adrian Smith, Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York 2008, 2nd edition, pp. 138-139
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CLIENT
 
 
Magellan Development Group LLC
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 300,000,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 261.82
Floors
86 above ground
Quantity
24 elevators
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Magnusson Klemencic Associates
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STAFF
 
Architect of record
Loewenberg Architects
James Loewenberg
Systems
Abbott Industries, Inc.
Advance Mechanical
Gurtz Electric Company
Aerodynamics and weather resistant consultant
Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group
General contractor
James McHugh Construction Co
 
 
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