Meet Our Team
Based in Chicago and formed specifically to realize the City’s ambitions for the new O’Hare Global Terminal, the collaboration between Studio Gang, Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), Corgan, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc., and STLarchitects represents a true confluence of visionary design, unparalleled aviation expertise, and proven ability to deliver in Chicago.
Lead Design Architect Studio Gang is an internationally celebrated architecture and urbanism practice led by Jeanne Gang. They will define the overall design concept and vision for the O’Hare Global Terminal, ensuring it will become an extraordinary new architectural landmark for the city.
Headquartered in Chicago with offices in New York, San Francisco, and Paris, Studio Gang is known for innovative buildings that enhance the public space around them. They have completed such award-winning Chicago projects as the Aqua Tower, Writers Theatre, Eleanor Boathouse, and the under-construction Vista Tower which, when complete, will be the third tallest in the city. In addition, Studio Gang is currently designing civic, cultural and educational projects across the Americas, including the new United States Embassy in Brazil, an expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York and a new campus for California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
Executive Architect Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) has been designing and delivering large-scale and complex projects in Chicago, and throughout the country, for over 85 years. They will manage the project team and the technical execution of the O’Hare Global Terminal, as well as oversee its construction.
Founded in Chicago in 1931, the award-winning architecture, interior design, and planning firm is recognized for its thoughtful design vision, technical expertise, and forward-thinking portfolio of work. With 500+ completed projects in the city of Chicago, the firm is a leader in integrated design, combining technology, sustainability and a whole-systems approach to produce some of the region’s most innovative projects.
Aviation Architect Corgan is an international leader in airport terminal design. Corgan will define the program and guide the planning and operational reliability of the O’Hare Global Terminal, providing solutions that balance the real-world constraints of function, efficiency and feasibility.
A top five architecture and interior design firm with proven technical experience and a reputation for quality service, Corgan fuses curiosity, intellect, and experience to stay agile and to help clients anticipate changing conditions. For nearly seven decades and at more than 150 airports worldwide, Corgan’s aviation practice has leaned into the future to guide clients to emerging opportunities and design solutions conceived with rigor while creating an empathetic user experience from deep listening and visual prototyping. Today, the team of more than 175 aviation-dedicated staff, continue to marry function and delight to solve the world’s greatest aviation challenges with research, design, and devotion to clients.
Lead Engineer Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is one of Chicago’s top full-service engineering firms with extensive experience at O’Hare International Airport. They will provide comprehensive engineering oversight, balancing design and constructability goals.
A dynamic, multidisciplinary team of over 200 professionals with individuals licensed in multiple states, Milhouse brings a palpable enthusiasm to the work they do and the people they do it with, plus a devotion to our communities that’s as real as it gets. The goal is simple: to help clients integrate their systems, reduce costs, and improve operations in a safe and reliable manner. Milhouse delivers superior solutions to complex engineering and construction challenges around the globe.
Associate Architect STLarchitects is an award-winning Chicago architecture and urban design firm. They will develop elements of the design that pertain to user experience, universal design and wayfinding.
Founded in 1996 and with projects in the US, Europe and Asia, STLarchitects’ work has been widely recognized for its design excellence and has been published worldwide. The firm’s work is diverse, ranging from master plans to small cultural centers and large educational facilities to compact private schools. Projects such as the Lycée Français de Chicago, winner of the 2018 AIA Distinguished Building Award, Back of the Yards High School, and Williams Field House have solidified STLarchitects as one of Chicago's leading architecture firms.