April 11, 2014
The University of Central Florida (Orlando) has a new 1,037-space parking garage, designed by PGAL as central access hub for student housing, a recreational/wellness complex, pedestrian circulation and the heart of campus. A multi-level façade with a mixture of Bahama shutters, integrated horizontal and vertical fins, is shaped to follow curved site constraints. Easily identifiable vertical circulation includes open decorative stairs and glass-backed elevator towers, topped with sloped metal roofs.
March 28, 2014
McCarran International Airport Terminal 3. Las Vegas, has earned the Community Impact Project Award, NAIOP Southern Nevada 17th Annual Spotlight Awards. PGAL LLC was Prime Consultant/Lead Architect for this $2 billion project which includes a 2 million SF Terminal 3 building with 14 new aircraft gates (7 International swing gates) and terminal facilities to serve it and 30 existing gates at Terminal D. Presentation photo: Mike Montandon, Southern Nevada NAIOP Chapter President (left), Donna Russell, PGAL Associate Principal, Chris Larsen, AIA, PGAL Principal.
March 20, 2014
Paul Bonnette, AIA, a seasoned professional with 18 years of exceptional design and project management experience at PGAL, has been promoted to Principal. His skills in master planning, programming, construction/contract documentation and project design, coordination and management have generated success for many of PGAL's most prominent assignments in higher education, justice, civic/municipal, transportation, office/retail, healthcare, financial, aviation and technology, throughout Texas and nationally. He is based in PGAL's Houston office.
March 7, 2014
With a 12-year portfolio of award-winning projects for PGAL throughout Texas and nationally, Cris Ruebush, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to Principal. Based in PGAL's Austin office, Cris provides design, project management, construction administration and expert advisory services for public, aviation and commercial projects, including Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and its new Consolidated Rental Car Center. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston.
February 26, 2014
Parking at the 90,512 SF Government Center in Aventura, FL, just got easier with completion of a 3-level, 208 space garage on the site of a former surface lot. The secured ground level houses Police Department parking with special space for fueling/equipping and a K9 area. Upper levels accommodate city staff and visitors. The PGAL design included elements that complement aesthetics of the adjacent Government Center, such as a glass curtainwall system enclosing stairwells and elevator and pre-cast color reveals and patterns.
February 5, 2014
Hot off the presses: The $149M George Bush Intercontinental Airport Terminal B South Concourse created a 30-gate facility, allowing United to consolidate regional jet operations and upgrade customer amenities. Completed through a Houston Airport System/United Airlines partnership, the concourse is Phase I of $1B, 3-phase Terminal B redevelopment projected to span 7-10 years. Architecture, Interior Design & Civil Engineering by PGAL.
Read the story here: Airport Improvement Magazine - January-February 2014
January 15, 2014
PGAL is celebrating with Nevada State College on the ground breaking of their new Nursing and Science Education Building + Student Activities and Administration Building with a ceremony to be held on Thursday January 16, 2014 at 10:00am. Nevada State College opened its doors to students in 2002 after the Board of Regents and the Nevada State Legislature determined the need for enhanced educational opportunities in Southern Nevada. PGAL takes pride in providing complete architectural services for these innovative facilities.
December 20, 2013
Library Journal's annual Architectural Issue will feature the new Boca Raton (FL) Downtown Library, designed by PGAL to replace the city's former downtown facility. At 42,000 SF, the $9.8 million library will be double the size of its predecessor. Its design is a contemporary salute to Addison Mizner's iconic Mediterranean styling so prevalent in the area.