Coordinating Fast Paced Urban Projects

The fundamental principle that drives the need for speed in construction is economic. However, not all projects rely on speeds to maintain profitability. Those that do, achieve efficiencies through uniformity of design, systematized construction methods, and the engineer’s engagement during constructions.

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One Jackson Square (Metals in Construction)

One Jackson Square is a new residential building in the Greenwich Village Historic District. It might not follow the prevalent masonry architectures in the West Village, but pays homage to its neighbors by reflecting them in an intriguing kaleidoscopic pattern. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as the structural engineer and curtain wall consultant.

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Quality Assured at GMS as Firm Expands Services

Gilsanz Murray Steficek, a structural engineering company based in NYC, has formed a Quality Assurance Group that offers inspection and testing services for clients with new construction or restoration projects.

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GMS Values Mentoring

According to Engineering Business Institute (EBI), 88 percent of the firms Best Structural Engineering Firm to Work have a formal mentoring program for new engineers. Gilsanz Murray Steficek is one of those firms, and GMS offers a unique program that aims to promote personal growth of its members.

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For GMS, it wasn’t so much the times as the people

Gilsanz Murray Steficek opened new offices in Essex County, NJ and Los Angeles, CA in 2003. Prior to that, the New York office established a building envelope design consulting in 1999 as Joseph Blanchfield, an architect with over 25 years of experience, joined the firm. Ramon Gilsanz, one of the founding partners, foresees a growth in construction market, and plans to grow with the market through expansion, for exposure to new people means new ways of doing things.

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430 Park Avenue Renovation Creates Class A Office Building

430 Park Avenue was built as an apartment and was converted to office building in 1950. Now, it is being renovated into Class A office building. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as a structural engineer and curtain wall consultant. GMS designed the new curtain walls and steel substructure that were located behind the existing masonry façade to support the new curtain wall.

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New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor Expansion

The New York Stock Exchange Trading floor expansion project was on tight schedule due to shortage of qualified workers and complex design. There were other complications such as owner requests and long fabrication times for some materials, but the team succeeded in delivering on time with extra integrity. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as a structural engineer.

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