Iker Gil

Iker Gil

Chicago, IL, US



Iker Gil is an architect and director of MAS Studio, an architecture and urban design firm based in Chicago. He is also the editor in chief of the design journal MAS Context and the editor of the book Shanghai Transforming (ACTAR, 2008). He is a faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO). In 2015, he curated the exhibition BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago included in the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. 


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The Continuous Reinvention of Chicago's Palace of the People, Thu, Aug 10 '17

The 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial blog is edited in partnership with Consortia, a creative office developing new frameworks for communication. This article also features embedded content from, an online platform for connecting ideas and building knowledge.

The Continuous Reinvention of Chicago's Palace of the People

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