December’s Featured Architect: Jeanne Gang

Architect Jeanne Gang, who was named Time Magazine’s most influential architect in 2019, deserves recognition for both her incredible designs and her work in raising awareness about ecological issues in the industry. Gang hails from Belvedere, Illinois, and went on to study architecture at the University of Illinois followed by studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Like some of the most talented architects in the world, she worked with Rem Koolhaas at OMA in Rotterdam and then founded her own firm in Chicago—Studio Gang—in 1997.  Gang has been designing award-winning cultural centers, public projects, and other buildings since she founded her firm. Some of...

December’s Featured Architect: Jeanne Gang

December’s Featured Architect: Jeanne Gang

Architect Jeanne Gang, who was named Time Magazine’s most influential architect in 2019, deserves recognition for both her incredible designs and her work in raising awareness about ecological issues in the industry. Gang hails from Belvedere, Illinois, and went on to...

The Bottom Line: Appreciation

The Bottom Line: Appreciation

When it comes to weathering challenging circumstances, the bottom line is appreciation. The most important thing a leader can do is demonstrate a genuine appreciation for the people that show up, day after day, to do their job despite the difficulties at hand.  The...

November’s Featured Architect: Bjarke Ingels

November’s Featured Architect: Bjarke Ingels

November’s featured architect is my friend, the young and charismatic Bjarke Ingels, who is a Danish architect and the founder of Bjarke Ingels Group—better known as BIG. He was born in Copenhagen in 1974 and demonstrated an interest in drawing from a very young age....

The Job Is The Boss 2020 Tour Final Week

The Job Is The Boss 2020 Tour Final Week

Well folks, that’s a wrap! This week we completed the final leg of The Job Is The Boss 2020 Tour, which turned out to be just as incredible as I anticipated. This week we made 10 stops, beginning and ending in Chicago.   On Monday we visited the Harbor Freight Tools...

The Job Is The Boss: Week Three Update

The Job Is The Boss: Week Three Update

Full speed ahead! This week we continued The Job Is The Boss Tour with 9 job site visits over 4 days. It’s awesome to see the progress that has been made, and I’ve enjoyed getting to connect with our teams on the ground.  On Tuesday we started in Idaho at Project...

The Job Is The Boss: Week Two Update

The Job Is The Boss: Week Two Update

EDGE West in Creve CoeurWow, Week 2 managed to keep up with the pace of week 1 with 10 more job sites in three days! We started out the week visiting Project Belmont in Indiana, Project Cougar in Michigan and then Etna Park 70 East in Ohio. On Wednesday we headed...

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The Bottom Line: Appreciation

The Bottom Line: Appreciation

When it comes to weathering challenging circumstances, the bottom line is appreciation. The most important thing a leader can do is...

The Bottom Line: Appreciation

The Bottom Line: Appreciation

When it comes to weathering challenging circumstances, the bottom line is appreciation. The most important thing a leader can do is...

The Job Is The Boss: Week Three Update

The Job Is The Boss: Week Three Update

Full speed ahead! This week we continued The Job Is The Boss Tour with 9 job site visits over 4 days. It’s awesome to see the progress...

The Job Is The Boss: Week Two Update

The Job Is The Boss: Week Two Update

EDGE West in Creve CoeurWow, Week 2 managed to keep up with the pace of week 1 with 10 more job sites in three days! We started out the...