January 23, 2015
PGAL was approved by the Texas A&M University System's Chancellor to begin negotiations to provide Architect/Engineer Professional Services for the Academic Building Complex project on the Galveston campus. The proposed scope for the building is to design a 4-story, approximately 80,000 SF Academic Building and associated infrastructure.
January 16, 2015
On January 14, PGAL's Alexandria team, along with other local firms, participated in the second annual Architects for Animals "Giving Shelter" fundraising program benefitting the Washington, DC Humane Society. Each team designed and built a unique structure that will be placed into community cat colonies throughout DC, providing protection to the City's homeless feline population during the frigid winter months. In addition to the donation of the structure, the event helps create awareness about the plight of DC's homeless animals.
January 6, 2015
The South Florida Regional Transit Authority (SFRTA) has awarded a contract to the design/build team of PGAL and Gulf Building LLC for a $27M project that will include replacement of the existing Pompano Beach, FL Tri-Rail station and platforms as well as construction of a new three-story operations center and a four-story parking garage on the site.
December 22, 2014
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the new Northline Campus Parking Garage on December 2, marking a significant milestone in the district's $425 million Groundbreaker Bond Program. The structural precast concrete garage will be built in two phases: Phase 1 will include the first three stories and 481 spaces. Phase 2 will expand the garage to 5 stories and 800 cars.
December 12, 2014
The new $147M Terminal B South Concourse at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, designed by PGAL, has earned LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Four times the size of the original concourse, the 225,000 SF facility has 15,000SF of concessions and three new ramp level piers hosting 30 gates. Eye-catching elements include 28-foot glass walls in the hold room area and Flight Information Displays (FID) housed in a sculptural element that seems to defy gravity.
December 10, 2014
Three parking facilities designed by PGAL were named winners in the 2014 Florida Parking Association design competition. Award of Excellence in the Design Category went to the $10.6M, 1,037-space University of Central Florida Libra Garage, which serves as a central access hub for the Orlando campus. The $3.9M, 208-space City of Aventura Government Center and Police Parking Garage and the $23M, 1,000-space Broward County Judicial Complex South Parking Garage both earned Awards of Merit in the Architecture Category. Winners were announced during the association's 35th annual conference at Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort, Ft. Myers, FL.
December 2, 2014
Festivities were held for the new PGAL-designed Port Neches Fire Station on November 20, 42 years after the City's existing fire station opened its doors. Firefighters from Port Neches and neighboring departments, city dignitaries and members of the local community gathered to dedicate the new complex.
November 20, 2014
Lorrie Adair, AIA, LEED AP, has joined PGAL as Managing Principal of the Dallas office.
Lorrie brings 28 years of experience to the post, including design and management of complex projects in the fields of aviation, hospitality, healthcare, education, justice and military construction.