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Architecture from Commission to Construction by Jennifer Hudson

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Brick Weave House

Studio Gang Architects

Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Principal use: Family residence

Client: David Hernandez and Tereasa Surratt

Site area: 344.2 m2 (3,705 ft2)

Interior area: 302 m2 (3,250 ft2)

Total build area: 223 m2 (2,400 ft2)

Design period: January 2005 – October 2006

Construction period: October 2006 – November 2008

Budget: $450,000

Jeanne Gang founded her architectural practice in 1997. Emphasizing the importance of research in the earlier stages of the design process, she describes her 35-strong studio as a laboratory that tests ideas on every scale from cities to the properties of materials. This methodology has led to an impressive worldwide portfolio in which place and a purpose-specific approach are evident. ...

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