By Victoria Gray, Designer It’s 2 a.m. and I have slept for roughly one hour after my second day in Ubud, Bali. I’m trying to will myself awake; it’s never worked before, but maybe this time? Whose idea was this? How had I found myself signed up to summit an active volcano to… Continue reading.
– By Mike Konzen, Chairman “Legacy is not leaving something for people. It’s leaving something in people.” – Peter Strople Want to build a lasting legacy? Believe in those who will follow in your footsteps. I learned this from the example of two of PGAV’s founders, Fred Guyton and Mark Viets. I am part… Continue reading.
– By Jedd Pellerin, project architect On all of our aquarium projects (like the Georgia Aquarium and St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station) one of the largest, and most critical components, is the animal Life Support System (LSS). Comprised of massive filters, pumps, storage basins and a host of sophisticated equipment, the primary… Continue reading.
– By Russell Dow, project manager, senior experiential designer How Skateboard Art and Culture Influenced My Career Path It was a crisp clear spring morning, the humming sound of wheels on Masonite screamed and I hit the coping. The feeling of landing that trick creates an instant rush – that is skateboarding. I’ve been… Continue reading.
Working with St. Louis website design firm Atomic Dust, our brand new website launched in July 2015, and promptly took first place in Mobile Website in the Business Marketing Association’s annual Marketing Excellence Awards. In fact, Atomic Dust was honored with nine awards this year and four first-place designs. For more on their awards, you can read… Continue reading.
(From left to right: Al Cross, PGAV, VP; Lyda Krewson, PGAV, CFO; Lynn Ott, Growing Green, Exterior/Holiday Manager) This summer, PGAV’s rooftop garden on the 10th floor of its St. Louis headquarters took first place in I-Plants: Urban Horticlture’s 2015 International Design Contest. The garden was designed and planted by St. Louis-based Growing Green… Continue reading.