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The Butterfly Effect

    In the spirit of PGAVIA’s Pollinator Conservation Awareness Campaign, the following post was submitted by Michelle Gangel, VP at PGAV Architects, the Kansas City branch of PGAV.   What happens when a Kansas neighborhood rallies to build a garden? Beginning in summer 2016, nine volunteers met with the goal of creating a butterfly… Continue reading.

Summer Interning at PGAV Destinations

  The following post was submitted by PGAV Destinations Summer 2016 Intern Sarah Aman, current MFA Candidate of Museum Exhibition Planning + Design at the University of the Arts.   My mom was worried when I first told her I wanted to be a graphic designer my senior year of high school. Coming from an… Continue reading.

Love What You Do: Jeff Havlik

    “I’m the tether to reality for this cacophony of creative people that work here, providing a foundation and a framework of analysis and programming and planning that they use to build magical places that function as much as they are beautiful.”   Our Love What You Do video series highlights PGAV Destinations’ leadership… Continue reading.

Love What You Do: April Neal

  “I’m continually challenged and made better by the people here; and it’s one thing to love what you do, but it’s another when you love who you do it with.”     Our Love What You Do video series highlights PGAV Destinations’ leadership as they tell stories about their origins into the field of… Continue reading.

Lessons from Letters

  Recently my family went through an interesting scenario: my son joined the Army Reserves. He shipped out at the end of May for his Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Fort Leonard Wood. It’s something he has wanted to do since he was a young boy; but It was challenging for him and for us.… Continue reading.