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Title Studio/Gang/Architects [videorecording] : Aqua Tower / Checkerboard Foundation ; producer, Edgar B. Howard ; director, Tom Piper.

Imprint New York : Checkerboard Film Foundation, ©2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    GANG SGA    Available
Description 1 videodisc (26 min., 46 sec.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Explorations in 21st century American architecture, a Checkerboard architecture series
Explorations in 21st century American architecture.
System Details DVD, widescreen (16x9 aspect ratio) presentation.
Language In English.
Performer Participant, Jeanne Gang.
Credits Editor and director of photography, Tom Piper ; architecture advisor, Suzanne Stephens.
Note This DVD-R may not be compatible with all standard players.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Building designer Jeanne Gang discusses her 2009 Chicago hotel/apartment building (82-stories, for ca. 720 households in apartments & condos), including comments on the cantilevering of the variably-shaped terraces, and considerations about efficient and "green" (sustainable) construction. The film also briefly visits other Chicago projects of Ms. Gang.
Subject Aqua Tower (Chicago, Ill.)
Gang, Jeanne.
Studio Gang Architects (Firm)
High-rise apartment buildings -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Architecture, Modern -- 21st century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Gang, Jeanne.
Howard, Edgar B. Producer.
Piper, Tom (Thomas) Director.
Stephens, Suzanne, 1942- Architect.
Nazarian, Eduardo.
Studio Gang Architects (Firm)
Checkerboard Foundation.
Added Title Studio Gang Architects : Aqua Tower
Aqua Tower

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