Global planning and design firm, PGAV Destinations, has announced the appointment of four architectural designers for their rapidly expanding destination design team.
This additional talent will support the $1.2 billion of master planning and design projects currently underway in 2016.
“It’s an exciting time at PGAV Destinations, ” reports Principal and Chair, Mike Konzen. “With new global client partnerships and expanding projects with existing clients, we are able to recruit the most talented designers that our universities are producing. It’s fantastic to have these four join our creative team.”
Architect Marchelle Gant is a graduate of the University of Illinois where she received both her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and her Master of Architecture. She has previously worked with BLDD Architects Inc., America Reads and America Counts, and the East St. Louis Action Research Project.
Architectural designer Jinyang Liu is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Master of Architecture. He was previously interned in Beijing, China with the China Construction Engineering Design Group Corporation Limited.
Architectural designer Ian Min is an Urban Planning graduate of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou and received his Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He has previously worked on the Avian Observatory near the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers with the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.
Architectural designer Joe Windler received Bachelor of Architecture degrees from both the Illinois Institute of Technology and Fakulta architektury VUT v Brnĕ. He previously worked as an architectural designer at Brininstool + Lynch, Fables Inc., and CCI Construction.
PGAV’s recent projects include planning and design at many of the world’s key destinations, including the Grand Canyon, Biltmore Estate, Space Shuttle Atlantis, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, the Georgia Aquarium, the Hoover Dam, and SeaWorld Adventure Parks.