September 18, 2014
As currently featured in ENR California, work is underway on the $508M modernization of Southwest Airline's Terminal 1. The program, with PGAL as prime consultant and lead architect, includes renovation and improvements to the existing 346,000 SF terminal, including north concourse expansion, security screening checkpoint (SSCP) expansion with new Post-SSCP Transition Building, and upgrading of the departures level curbside to architecturally unite the terminal building with the rest of the airport campus.
September 12, 2014
The Florida League of Mayors has elected PGAL Principal Sam Ferreri as President of the non-partisan organization. Based in PGAL's Boca Raton office, Sam has been Mayor of Greenacres, FL since 1988. He is a Past President of the Florida League of Cities and chairman of Seven50, the regional planning group working to create a 50 year vision for seven South Florida counties.
September 2, 2014
Meet us at the 2014 ACI-NA Annual Conference in Atlanta September 7-10 and let us help brainstorm your next airside or landside project. PGAL's aviation design portfolio includes over 1B SF in terminal, airfield, airline and ConRAC projects coast to coast, including the $242M ConRAC at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. To schedule a complimentary consultation during the conference with PGAL aviation team leaders Ken Brown, AIA, or Jeff Weiner, AIA, please contact Donna Russell, email@example.com, 702-435-4448.
August 22, 2014
The September issue of Airport Improvement Magazine will share inside stories about the new $112 million Regional Intermodal Transportation Center (RITC) at Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA. Directly across the street from an existing Metrolink/Amtrak station, the 850,000SF, 3-level RITC, designed by PGAL, includes a new bus transit station, a 2,000 space consolidated rental car center, 1,200 public parking spaces and bicycle parking.
July 31, 2014
In a poetic combination of old and new, a beloved1974 Dallas branch library will retain its original triangular skylight, exposed wood rafters and brick walls but will gain 5,000 SF of high efficiency space distinguished by modern design elements such as angular walls and columns, metal finishes and extensive glass to dramatically increase natural light. Designed to achieve LEED Gold, the Fretz Park Branch Library will have a Black Box Theater, a consolidated, highly recognizable entry, new classrooms and study spaces and twice its current collection.
July 7, 2014
With the recent Grand Opening of a $112 million Regional Intermodal Transportation Center (RITC) at Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA, travelers can make convenient ground connections via an elevated moving walkway linking the terminal with bus, rail, rental car and public parking facilities. Located across the street from an existing Metrolink/Amtrak station, the 850,000SF, 3-level RITC, designed by PGAL, includes a new bus transit station, a 2,000 space consolidated rental car center, 1,200 public parking spaces and bicycle parking.
June 4, 2014
Masonry Design Magazine selected two recently completed PGAL projects as the cover story for its Spring 2014 issue. Both feature restoration/adaptive reuse of historical buildings in Houston. Bethel Church Park transformed the severely damaged Bethel Baptist Church into a unique open-air, inner-city park/museum. The Leonel J. Castillo Community Center converted a fire-damaged 1919 elementary school from eyesore to a multi-user community asset. The magazine's 8-page spread features numerous photos of both projects.
May 20, 2014
PGAL Principal Ian Nester, AIA, LEED AP, will be a featured speaker at the International Parking Institute Annual Conference, June 1-4, in Dallas. Ian will speak June 1 on "The Sense and Cents of Green Garages". Planning to attend? Drop by the PGAL display booth to see lots of examples of the safe, secure and sustainable garage complexes PGAL has designed nationwide. Conference details: www.parking.org.