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PBK Receives Crowd Favorite at IIDA Product Runway

Every year the IIDA Texas Oklahoma Chapter hosts Product Runway, a fashion design competition where designers and architects create handmade garments out of architectural finished materials. This year the theme was Wanderlust to honor the desire to explore destinations unknown. PBK was challenged with designing a garment inspired by Kyoto, the original capitol of Japan.  …

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Summer Internship at PBK

Every year PBK offers a summer internship program to college students pursuing a career in the architectural industry. The summer internship focuses on the process of moving through the architectural phases: schematic design (SD), design development (DD), construction documents (CD) and construction administration (CA). PBK Intern Ben from the University of Houston shared “something important …

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ACE Houston Meeting at PBK

ACE Mentor Program – Year in Review

As a firm passionate about designing schools, we support ACE’s mission in striving to create better futures for students. ACE Mentor Program began in 1994 as an after-school program to attract and teach students about career paths in architecture, construction, and engineering.   ACE is the construction industry’s fastest growing high school mentor program serving more …

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Room to Move: Avoiding Pitfalls When Specifying Furniture for Schools & Universities

American School University features Principal Emilee Keith and Associate Principal Joaquin Abrego in its latest issue. Emilee and Joaquin provide their recommendations on how to avoid pitfalls when specifying furniture for schools and universities. Specifying furniture can be complex and overwhelming for education institutions. Facility planners have finite resources when they decide how to outfit …

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PBK Executive Chairman, Dan Boggio in Coffee with Closers Podcast

Dan Boggio joins Coffee with Closers podcast. He shares with us how school modernization and innovative designs are critical to transforming education. Research shows children are more likely to excel in the classroom and in life if schools deliver immersive and engaging learning environments. He also gives us a sneak peak into a groundbreaking initiative …

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PBK Ranked #1 in Education Market Sector in World Architect 100

Building Design Magazine recently released it’s 2022 World Architecture 100 results with PBK ranking as the #1 architect in the Education sector. Additionally, PBK jumped to the #5 ranking in the Sports sector and #47 on the WA100 overall list. The WA100 market sector rankings are based on fee income from 2021 while the overall …

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Govalle Elementary School Achieves LEED Silver Certification & AEGB 4-star rating

The Austin ISD’s new Govalle Elementary School achieved the LEED Silver certification and was awarded a 4-star rating from Austin Energy Green Building. AEGB developed the first rating system in the U.S. for evaluating the sustainability of buildings and inspiring many cities to follow. Located on the east side of Austin and surrounded by single-story …

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