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Love What You Do: Dan O’Neill

“There’s something so fun and fascinating in building things from nature. PGAV has fed my creative passion. The connections we create for people through story and design is amazing.”   Our Love What You Do video series highlights PGAV Destinations’ leadership as they tell stories about their origins into the field of destination design and… Continue reading.

Leap Year 2016 – A Springboard for Flight

  For the first time in my life, I took Leap Day seriously. I took one heck of a leap. I had an opportunity for change, following years of caring for others both at home and at work. My high school sweetheart and husband of 20 years had passed away in 2012. My oldest daughter… Continue reading.

The 2016 6th Annual IDSA-STL Student Design Competition

  The 6th Annual IDSA-STL Student Design Competition held on Saturday, October 15th, 2016, was the St. Louis Chapter’s most participated annual competition to date, with roughly 100 people attending from across the Midwest. The Saint Louis Science Center delightfully partnered with our chapter for the 2nd time and offered North Boeing Hall as the… Continue reading.

Love What You Do: John Kemper

    “Animals don’t have a voice; they can’t speak for themselves. So I view our work in zoos and aquariums as a mission: the more I can get the average visitor to connect with an animal in human care, the better off the environment is going to be in the long term, and the… Continue reading.

An 1856 Time Capsule – Kansas City, MO

  (PGAV GO!, Kansas City, blog 1 of 2) The The Arabia Steamboat Museum in Kansas City, MO is located within the up-and-coming historic City Market area. “Treasures of the Steamboat Arabia” boldly spans the width of the entry facade above a large glazing wall featuring a massive 28 ft. diameter paddle wheel. The Story:… Continue reading.

PGAV GOes to Pittsburgh

Darting off for a weekend getaway to places like Pittsburgh, PA to see cultural destinations is the kind of journey that makes PGAV GO so amazing.  “You travel to break away from everyday constraints – the office, the agenda, the schedule, the routine…  It’s a world you can leave not only refreshed, but profoundly changed.… Continue reading.