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Helmut Jahn biography
Born in Germany, Helmut Jahn graduated from the Technische Hochschule in Munich. He came to the United States for graduate studies in architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Today, he is President and Chief Executive Officer of Murphy/Jahn, which received the 2005 AIA National Firm Award. Mr. Jahn has been called Chicago's premier architect who has dramatically changed the face of the city. He is committed to design excellence and the improvement of the urban environment. Mr. Jahn's projects have been recognized globally for design innovation, vitality and integrity. His growing national and international reputation has led to commissions across the United States, Europe, Africa and Asia.