People Who Shape Our World: Nanako Umemoto

  • Edlis Neeson Theater
    First Floor, Accessible via the Griffin Entrance on Pearson Street
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

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Copresented with Chicago Women in Architecture

Born in Kyoto, Japan, Nanako Umemoto has been practicing architecture with Jesse Reiser in New York City since 1996. Reiser + Umemoto is an internationally recognized architecture firm that has built projects at a wide range of scales: furniture design, residential and commercial sculptures, and landscape design and infrastructure.

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Nanako Umemoto, O-14 Tower, Dubai, 2010
© Reiser + Umemoto


The Leah and Ralph Wanger Lecture Series on Contemporary Architecture is made possible through a generous gift to the Chicago Contemporary Campaign.