It's taken a few years but the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri has opened. The 350,000 GSF cultural destination features world-class exhibits focusing on conservation and hunting. PGAV is proud to have been a key architectural partner in developing the design of the museum and aquarium. To learn more about the grand opening, read the Springfield News-Leader story here.
Food & Wine featured the Lenexa Public Market recently.
This week, inside a new, 200-acre complex that includes Lenexa's city hall, a new recreation center, housing and ample green space, locals are catching their first glimpse of the new Lenexa Public Market. Located on the first floor of city hall, the market is designed not merely to be a destination for food, but also a gathering spot for the community.
Fort Hays State University opened several new buildings this school year including the PGAV designed Center for Applied Technology and Sculpture. Here's an interview with FHSU leaders about the new facilities on campus.
On a recent summer afternoon, we took some new photos of the Blue Valley Recreation Center. The facility was packed with basketball tournaments, dance classes and people working out on the machines. Thanks to Michael Spillers for capturing the energy of the place.
Construction has started on PGAV's renovation of the North Kansas City YMCA. Aspects of the project include a new fitness loft, a new yoga studio, a new healthy eating area and a renovated welcome center. Construction will continue through the rest of 2017 with all of the new amenities expected to open in December.
After years of design and construction, the Lenexa Civic Center is in the home stretch with the grand opening happening later this summer. Here's a few photos of the progress that is happening this week.
School is out for summer, but we've updated our K-State College of Business Administration page with more than a dozen photos of this next generation educational environment.
The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University serves as a hub for interdisciplinary applied education, experiential and active learning, and research supporting modern business education. Prominently located at the southeast corner of the campus, the building responds to its wooded site and serves as a gateway to the future of business education.
This week we are starting to release photos of this remarkable space for K-State's faculty, staff and students. A big thanks to Randy Braley Photography for all the great work he did in capturing the design of the building as well as all the interesting ways students are using the spaces to further their education.