November 26, 2013
The 18,000 SF, 6-bay mission-critical facility has earned a Silver Award in FIRE CHIEF Magazine's 13th annual Station Style Fire Station Design Awards. The program recognizes outstanding fire station architecture and design nationwide. Completed in April, 2013, the $4.5 million station sports a lodge-style façade and state-of-the-art firefighting and training apparatus.
November 1, 2013
The new $310 million, Consolidated Rental Car Center has opened at Boston Logan International Airport. Designed by PGAL, the 120,000 sf customer service center and 4- level garage has space for all 9 rental car companies having operating agreements with Logan to work in one common building--Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. The Center was designed to achieve LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It features 616 solar panels on the garage roof, providing 150 kilowatts of power.
October 14, 2013
University of Houston Fleming Teaching Laboratory was featured as a 2013 Outstanding Project in the Fall issue of Learning By Design magazine. This energy efficient design by PGAL included 105,000 sf of new teaching laboratory space for the UH chemistry and biology studies program and also includes an additional 24,000 sf of shell space for future research use. Read the article here: http://www.learningbydesign.biz/images/fall2013/PDFs/college/universityofhouston.pdf
October 7, 2013
Christopher W. Larsen, AIA, has been named a Principal at PGAL, LLC, the Las Vegas office of national architecture/engineering firm PGAL.
With more than 30 years of design and project management experience, Larsen will be responsible for business development, contract negotiation, project design through construction and staff management/mentoring. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture from the University of New Mexico and is a Registered Architect in seven states.
September 30, 2013
The $1.4B, 2M sf McCarran International Airport Terminal 3 building has earned a 2013 AIA Nevada Merit Award for Architecture. The 3-level, half mile long terminal was designed by PGAL's Aviation Design Studio which design major airport projects nationally. With the country's most-advanced airport operations and passenger/baggage systems, Terminal 3 houses 14 new aircraft gates and terminal facilities for 30 adjacent gates.
August 9, 2013
In a competition that drew 300 entries, the $42M, 124,000 SF Alto Lee Adams, Sr. U.S. Court House has earned an AIA Florida/Caribbean 2013 Merit Award of Excellence. Delivered on a tight budget and LEED Gold Certified, the courthouse was a GSA Design Excellence project. PGAL was Architect of Records/Courts Design Specialist with Merrill, Pastor & Colgan as Design Architect. Features include monumental steps and ramp, a 110 ft window wall framing a four-story atrium lobby, a 135 ft covered porch, and an 80 ft by 300 ft public garden.
July 23, 2013
Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean has named the $64M, 100,000SF Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience in Jupiter, FL a 2013 Vision Awards Finalist. The building design expresses the Max Planck Society's position as Germany's leading scientific organization, and its interior spaces nurture a collaborative, interactive research culture for distinguished scientists recruited from around the world. It is the first Society facility built outside Europe. PGAL was Associate Architect with ZGF Architects as Prime.
May 28, 2013
PGAL + RED Earth Designs have won two market awards for Silvercar at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) - one in the retail category and one in the U.S. Southwest regional category! As a market award winner, ...this project has been entered into Shaw Contract Group People's Choice voting and Global Design is...Award program. Voting begins today May 28th and will end July 5th. Fans can vote as many times as they want for their favorite project --- so please cast your votes in support of the PGAL/RED Earth Design Team: Shaw Contract Group People's Choice Design Awards 2013