People Who Shape Our World: Nanako Umemoto


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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.

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.