PGAL Welcomes Christopher Larsen, AIA as Principal
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.
Immediately prior to joining PGAL, LLC, Larsen was President of JMA Architecture Studios, Las Vegas, and was a Principal at Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Architects for 19 years, managing its Las Vegas operations. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture from the University of New Mexico and is a Registered Architect in seven states.
“Adding a second design Principal to the Las Vegas office reflects PGAL's confidence in the future growth of the Nevada marketplace,” says PGAL, LLC Chief Executive Officer Jeff Gerber, AIA, LEED AP. “Chris has an extensive portfolio of public and private sector clients throughout the Southwest, including large-scale, award-winning projects and master plans for higher education, K-12, public safety, recreational, commercial, and healthcare projects. He is a perfect fit for our Las Vegas office and for PGAL nationwide.”
A resident of Henderson since 2000, Larsen serves on the Board of Directors for the NAIOP Southern Nevada, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber Foundation and the College of Southern Nevada Foundation. He and his wife volunteer through United Way of Southern Nevada as well as Henderson Civitan, assisting those in need.
Houston-based PGAL provides architecture, engineering, planning, interior architecture, program management and technology planning services for public and private sector clients nationwide and in Mexico. Founded in Houston in 1946, the firm has offices in Atlanta, Alexandria, Austin, Boca Raton, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Mexico City, Mexico. The award-winning firm's specializations include aviation, civic, corporate/commercial, education, federal buildings, financial, healthcare, judicial/public safety, U.S. military, parking/transportation, residential and retail.