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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.

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.

Love What You Do: Emily Pelcak

“Now that I’ve been at PGAV for over a decade, I can truly appreciate our unique culture. We use everybody’s best skills in a collaborative atmosphere to bring new concepts and ways of doing thematic and destination architecture to the industry.”   Our Love What You Do video series highlights PGAV Destinations’ leadership as they… Continue reading.

Love What You Do: John Kasman

    “All the smiles and all the memories and the tears of joy, like, that’s it right there: that’s why I do what I do. And I stay at PGAV because every project we do has the opportunity to be impactful to somebody’s life.”   Our Love What You Do video series highlights PGAV… Continue reading.

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.