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Creating Equitable Spaces ...And Other Such Stories at Chicago Architecture Biennial

  • 1.  Creating Equitable Spaces ...And Other Such Stories at Chicago Architecture Biennial

    Posted 11-11-2019 11:38
    Edited by A. Lira Luis 11-11-2019 11:42
    The Chicago Architecture Biennial, United Nations Women, Herman Miller, and Leapfrog Project partnered to present "Creating Equitable Spaces for Women and Activists" and features a panel that includes J.J. Tang FAIA FSAME (VP and Principal of HDR), Oren Jacobson, Tenzin Dolker, and Ariadna Ginez, on Nov 14th at 5:30pm.
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    J.J. Tang, FAIA, FSAME

    J.J. Tang, FAIA, FSAME is a nationally recognized leader in federal architecture. J.J. has led design of many secure facilities which are critical to our country's defense and to U.S. security around the world in the past two decades. These facilities have combined construction value exceeding billions of dollars, across four continents.

    J.J. has worked tirelessly to promote federal architecture. In 2011, he founded the national Architectural Practice Committee (APC) of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) in its 92 years history. In 2013, J.J. spearheaded the establishment of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between SAME and AIA that propelled the two organizations' collaboration in professional development, awards and publications. He is an author of numerous technical articles, his work has received many design awards and has been widely published in professional magazines. He has lectured extensively in US and abroad.

    J.J. is 2016 recipient of SAME President's Medal for his outstanding leadership in advancing architectural practice; 2011 SAME Urbahn Medal awarded annually to one architect nationwide for notable and eminent contribution in the field of architecture.

    Lira Luis, AIA, NCARB, RIBA, CeM, LEED AP
    * 2019 Most Innovative Businesswoman in Diverse Architecture-USA awardee
    ** United Nations Women - US National Committee member
    Open: Call for applications deadline November 6. Learn more and apply to join the PMKC leadership!