Publications

Sierra Bonita Mixed-Use Affordable Housing

Sierra Bonita is a 5 story mixed use affordable housing structure located in West Hollywood, CA. Unlike most affordable housings, Sierra Bonita successfully integrates affordability, sustainability, and style. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as a structural engineer of the project.

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510 Madison Avenue (Modern Steel Construction)

510 Madison Avenue is a 30 story boutique office building in the Plaza District. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as the structural engineer of the project, designing all the steel connections and providing special inspections, and as the façade consultants.

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Frank Stella: Action and Spatial Engagement

Frank Stella is an artist who will always be best remembered for his radical Black Painting (1958-60), which consists of symmetrical bands of black paint separated by narrow interstices of unpainted canvas. The style of his work has changed over times, but he always insists that his three-dimensional works are paintings, not sculptures.

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Playing to Hedgefunds: A Trophy Rises in Midtown

510 Madison Avenue is a 30 story boutique office building in the Plaza District. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as the structural engineer of the project, designing all the steel connections and providing special inspections, and as the façade consultants.

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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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Patchogue’s new YMCA is a true family center

The new YMCA Patchogue Family Center is about four times bigger than its old building in Holtsville. This new center consists of multiple spaces that could appeal to each and every member of a family: a teen center that has PS3 of Nintendo Wii, a day care center for young children, and customary gym and the variety of sports center for adults.

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Banking on the Future

In a 405,000 sqft industrial complex that got its name local nickname “Penny Factory” for producing foreign currency, postage stamps, war bonds, and half the certificates used at the New York Stock Exchange, a charter school had just renewed its 28,800 sqft space until 2022.

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Medical Office Gets a Clean Bill of Health

As baby boomers reach their “mature years”, their interest in medical cares is expected to rise, and there is a continuing demand for medical space. In this sense, investing in healthcare centers is a good idea, and many hospitals and property owners are doing so. However, not all medical specialties fit well with corporate environments.

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A Design to Set Thoughts Aloft

The new school chapel in St. Anthony’s High School, with a bell tower, is meant to bring back an older tradition of worship. The new building will rise from behind a glass corridor that connects the two wing of the school and is stressed vertically, unlike many modernist churches which are laid out horizontally.

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