We are proud to announce that Northeastern Illinois University- El Centro has received first place in the Institutional Building Category of the Rethinking the Future Awards! The award recognizes architectural excellence in innovation and sustainability.
JGMA’s design for Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep had it’s official groundbreaking last week! Phase One calls for an initial $17 million renovation to include transforming a former Kmart into a modern, high school campus in Waukegan. Stay tuned for more Cristo Rey project updates!
JGMA’s “Re-Imagining Wellness in Humboldt Park” is highlighted in Mas Context’s new issue. BOLD highlights projects that were part of the exhibition “BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago” included in the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Check out the issue here : http://www.mascontext.com/
The Architect's Newspaper stopped by the JGMA Studio to discuss the firm's unique office culture and philosophy and to look at four key projects: the UNO Soccer Academy; KLEO Life Center; NEIU El Centro; and Cristo Rey - St Martin. See the full story here: The Architect's Newspaper
"A First Look at the Lathrop Homes Redevelopment Plan" JGMA, as Design Architect on the transformation of this iconic, historic Chicago development, is featured in the Chicago Tribune and Curbed Chicago. The project will be unveiled this evening to the community. See the coverage here: Curbed Chicago
Architect Magazine listed JGMA at #37 in top 50 Design firms of 2015 The 2015 Architect 50: The Top 50 in Design
The new JGMA-designed Our Lady of Guadalupe Sanctuary, in Des Plaines, Illinois, was featured on Univision Chicago. Nuevo santuario guadalupano en Des Plains
JGMA has designed a new home for the International Latino Cultural Center in Chicago, IL. The project will be center for future Chicago Latino Film Festivals, as well as a musuem, an education center and offices for the Cultural Center. The project was unveiled at the 2015 Film Festival. Time Out Chicago claims "The bonkers Ibero-American Tower building looks amazing" See the coverage here: Time Out Chicago Chicago Architecture Blog
Blair Kamin reports on "El Centro" in a Chicago Tribune article "El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms" Chicago Tribune - El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms
JGMA won the 2014 Chicago Building Congress Award in the “Rehab Construction Category” for its Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy (IHSCA) High School project.The school renovation was constructed by McShane Construction. Entries were judged by a panel of 40 CBC members on the basis of the following criteria: Distinctive, functional, or innovative design; Quality of Construction; Impact of the project upon the community; Safety Record. cbc Chicago Building Congress
JGMA-designed Northeastern Illinois University El Centro campus project was featured on WTTW's Chicago Tonight. Crain's Chicago Business reporter Dennis Rodkin discussing the building's prominence on the Kennedy Expressway and it's sculptural, yet dynamic appearance. wttw- CHICAGO TONIGHT
In Crain's Chicago Business focus on Chicago's emerging designers, JGMA president Juan Moreno discussed Chicago architecture and the new Northeastern Illinois University El Centro campus project. Crain's Chicago Business
"Hearing is Believing" in the May/June 2013 issue of Chicago Architect Magazine features JGMA's NEIU El Centro Campus. JGMA utilized the Arup SoundLab to assist in designing for the unique acoustic conditions of the new El Centro site. CHICAGO ARCHITECT
JGMA-designed UNO Soccer Academy was voted best project in the Institutional - Kindergarten, Elementary, High School category in the 2013 Architizer A+ Awards. Architizer