• 110 Madison
    (110 Madison Avenue, New York, NY)
    • 17-story residential/commercial building.

    • Structural system: cast-in-place reinforced concrete slabs supported by reinforced concrete columns and shear walls.

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete mat.

    • Extensive analysis of the building behavior under wind and seismic forces, special lateral system design due to the high building slenderness ratio.

    • Concrete placement and reinforcement inspections were also provided for this project.
     
    Architect: Kossar + Garry Architects
    Developer: 110 Mad Dev LLC
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • Bright'n'Green
    (67 Brighton 1st Lane, Brooklyn, NY)
    • 6-story residential building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete footings

    • This project will be the first building designed to get all of the following certifications: Net Zero Energy, LEED Platinum 110 Point Score, US & EU Passive House Certifications, Green Globes Certification, NAHB Emerald Status, EPA AirSense Certification, NYSERDA Low Energy Certification, FIT NYC Healthy Living Certification, Energy Star, and others.

    • Features include insulated panel walls, solar and wind energy, recycled gray water system.

    • Extensive analysis of the building behavior under wind and seismic forces, including special design for solar panel and wind turbine support system.

     
    Architect: Scarano Architects
    Owner: PENSCO Trust
    Structural Engineer: Marin Consulting Engineer
  • 360 Smith
    (346-360 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY)
    • 8-story, 90,000 sf. residential/commercial building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: mixed design - deep pile / reinforced concrete mat foundation

    • 75% of the building footprint is located over the Carroll Street subway station and it is supported by the original tunnel structure

    • Extensive analysis of the building behavior under wind and seismic forces, including dynamic analysis - required by the NYC Transit Authority Engineers

    • Design had to accommodate one of the station entrances

    • Seismic / acoustic isolation from NYCT structure was achieved using special neoprene/steel bearing pads

    • It was the first building structure in NYC that uses this isolation system approved by NYC Transit Authority.
     
    Architect: KSQ Architects
    Developers: Gershon Co. & William Stein
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • 52E4
    (52 E4th Street, New York, NY)
    • 16 story high-end residential/commercial building – includes underground parking, retail spaces, outdoor recreation area with swimming pool on the 4th floor roof terrace

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete mat

    • Building was originally designed by others, and it was redesigned in order to reduce construction costs ($1.2 million saved)

    • Due to the small floor area and very large floor-to-floor height (16 ft), it required extensive analysis for wind forces

    Architect: Scarano Architects
    Developer: HK Organization
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • The Crescent Club
    (41-17 Crescent Street, LIC, NY)
    • 18 story, 180,000 sf. residential / commercial building – includes underground parking, retail spaces, outdoor swimming pool and recreation area

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite (metal deck and concrete) floors

    • Foundation: deep driven piles / special drilled mini-piles in the NYC Transit Authority influence area

    • Special foundation and support of excavation designed to support NYC Transit Authority structures

    • Full BIM and IPD in the design and detailing phase

    Architect: Karl Fischer Architect
    Developer: Citra Development
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • 255 4th Avenue
    (Brooklyn, NY)
    • 13 story high-end residential / commercial building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete mat

    • Special support of excavation design including complex bracing of adjacent buildings

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    • Full BIM and IPD in the design and detailing phases

    Architect: KSQ Architects
    Developer: Mega C-560
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Graceline Court
    (104 W116th Street, New York, NY)
    • 17 story residential building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: deep driven / drilled piles

    • Special design: one third of the building area cantilevered above the 6th floor over the adjacent landmarked building (Malcolm Shabazz Mosque); the structural system includes 3 special 2-story trusses designed to support the weight of the cantilevered volume

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    Architect: Feder & Stia Architects
    Developer: Loewen Development
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • 1040 Flatbush Avenue
    (Brooklyn, NY)
    • 4 story, 30,000sf commercial building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete); first floor - existing wood joists, metal deck and concrete slab

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete footings

    • Conversion of four existing commercial buildings into a mixed use space - gymnasium and commercial

    • Upper floors and masonry party walls were removed, and new floors were designed. The exterior existing masonry walls were kept and connected to the new steel structure; the first floor wood framing was preserved. A new lateral system was designed for the building.

    Architect: Workshop DA
    Developer: Sterling Realty Group
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • 4702 12th Avenue
    (Brooklyn, NY)
    • 4-story, 20,000 sf. residential building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete), CMU bearing/shear walls

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete footings

    Architect: Vincent Martineau Architect
    Owner: Aron Lebron
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • Pletka Residence
    (123-125 W69th Street, New York, NY)
    • Conversion, extension and renovation of two adjacent Landmarked brownstones in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

    • Reframing on all the floors was required for new stairs and openings; new openings were created in the party wall between the two buildings and the entire rear wall was removed and replaced with a steel frame.

    • The existing rear extension of the building was rebuilt using steel framing for glass wall support; also, the existing roof structure was removed and replaced in order to host an occupied terrace and to support a new glass enclosed penthouse.

    Architect: Gil Even-Tsur, Architecture Worksop
    Owner: Irene Pletka
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • 440 Van Brunt Street
    (Brooklyn, NY)
    • Renovation and adaptive reuse of an existing 3-story commercial building in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The building will accomodate a single family residence and commercial spaces.

    • The existing structural system consists of steel beams and columns that carry composite concrete and metal deck floors. The columns are supported by spread footings.

    • The major proposed alterations to the structure include new balconies and cantilevered spaces, a new swimming pool on the east edge of the roof, altering the level of the 1st floor.

    • The structure had to be reviewed for wetproofing and buoyancy due to flooding; also the lateral system had to be altered due to changes in floor framing and additional loads.

    Architect: Thread Collective
    Owner: Michael Densen
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • 5-41 47th Road
    (Long Island City, NY)
    • 4-story, 10,000 sf. residential building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete), CMU bearing/shear walls

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete footings

    Architect: Robert Wilkanowski Architect
    Owner: Ascent Development
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • 50 Varick Street
    (New York, NY)
    • Renovation and conversion of this Verizon building in Tribeca for the London-based Spring Studions. The building hosts an art gallery, photo studios, green rooms and office spaces.

    • One of the existing floors was almost entirely removed in order to host a double height art gallery, the roof trusses were partially cut, and the building facade along Varick Street was removed on the top 3 floors.

    • VM provided shoring and bracing design for the existing structure and support for the general contractor in order to determine the ideal sequence of operations for minimal impact and the shortest construction time.

    Architect: Adjmi & Andreoli
    Owner: Spring Studios / Verizon
    Structural Engineer: DeSimone Consulting Engineers
    Shoring Engineer: Marin Consulting Engineer PLLC
  • 76 N6th Street
    (Brooklyn, NY)
    • 5-story, 27,000 sf. residential/commercial building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete footings

    • Special design in order to accommodate a 30-foot high open commercial space at the first floor; the columns in the residential higher floors were transferred on 5-foot high trusses below second floor.

    Architect: TLZ Architecture DPC
    Developer: Kevin Dolan
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • 305 2nd Street
    (Brooklyn, NY)
    • 1 story, 40,000sf commercial building

    • Structural system: wood joists supported by wood bowstring trusses bearing on brick walls;

    • Foundation: reinforced concrete footings

    • Rehabilitation of this large area warehouse that spans over one block along 4th Avenue in Brooklyn, after a partial collapse

    • Special design of deformed and out of plane trusses and lateral bracing in order to restore the rigidity of the roof system; new posts were introduced in order to reduce the span for the trusses and special braces were designed for the bearing walls

    Owner: Garden Estates LLC
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • The Powerhouse Phase 2
    (50-01 2nd Street, LIC, NY)
    • 2 large area (120,000 sf) 13 story residential / commercial buildings – include retail spaces and a parking garage (below and above ground)

    • The two buildings are part of the Powerhouse redevelopment project in Long Island City – located on the site of the old Westinghouse Power station and the Schwartz Chemical Factory

    • Structural system: cast-in-place concrete

    • Foundation: Building B is supported by the existing timber pile foundation; Building C is supported by a new deep pile foundation

    • Building C required special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    Architect: Karl Fischer Architect
    Developer: CGS Development
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • 1677 Lexington Avenue
    (New York, NY)
    • 8 story, 38,000 sf residential / commercial building – includes underground parking and retail spaces

    • Structural system: steel framing and CMY bearing walls, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: spread footings / deep drilled mini-piles in the NYC Trasit Authority influence area

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    Architect: Dan Ionescu Architects
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Purves Street Towers
    (44-51 and 44-35 Purves Street, LIC, NY)
    • 2 towers – 30 and 26 stores, 250,000 sf residential/commercial buildings – includes 250 apartments, underground parking, retail spaces

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete

    • The two buildings slide out to cantilever in two directions above the 12th floor; the structural system includes special trusses and concrete encased steel columns designed to support the weight of the building above

    • Foundation: deep driven piles

    • Project advanced up to design-development phase.

    Architect: G-Ateliers
    Developer: Karnusa
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • EJE Travel Retail
    (Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ)
    • Three large area duty free stores in the Newark Liberty International Airport.

    • Structural system: steel framing, wood ceilings, supported on the existing slabs

    • Design had to comply with the special requirements and it was subject for approval by the Port Authority of NY and NJ

    • Detailed check of the existing slabs and structural members for the new loading conditionswas an important part of the design process

    Architect: RCGA Architects
    Owner: EJE Travel Retail
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Delta Marine Air Terminal
    (LaGuardia International Airport, Flushing, NY)
    • Renovation of the existing terminal that include structural floor upgrades at the Security Checkpoint, in order to install new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Equipment.

    • Existing floor structural system: plywood flooring on cold formed steel framing, supported by steel beams on concrete piers and isolated footings.

    • Design had to comply with the special requirements and it was subject for approval by the Port Authority of NY and NJ

    • Work included extensive data collection and evaluation of existing field conditions, design of a new floor system to support the new loads imposed by TSA equipment, and site inspections;

    Architect: RCGA Architects
    Client: Delta Airlines
    Structural Engineer: Madsen Consulting Engineering
  • City Point Mall
    (1 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY)
    • The project was part of the Phase 1 of the City Point development in downtown Brooklyn. Our involvement in this project included design and detailing of various steel substructures for the 4-story, 50,000 sf commercial mall;

    • Structural system: steel framing, supported on the existing slabs

    • Work included structural design and detailing of the substructures, analysis of existing members and connections, and design of reinforcement due to additional loads;


    Architect: Fox + Cook
    Owner: Acadia Realty
    Client: Barone Steel Fabricators
    Structural Engineer: Marin Consulting Engineer
  • 700 Rosewood Street
    (Bronx, NY)
    • 9 story, 130,000 sf. residential/commercial affordable rental apartment building

    • The project is part of the Housing Opportunities Program (HOP) of the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and the Mixed Income Rental Program (MIRP) of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)

    • Steel framing, composite (metal deck and concrete) - lower floors, pre-cast plank and CMU bearing walls - upper floors

    • Foundation: spread footings

    • Fully designed and coordinated in BIM (Building Information Modeling), modeled using Revit Structure.

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval.

    Architect: Magnusson Architecture and Planning
    Developer: Douglaston Development
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Ellington on the Park
    (130 Bradhurst Avenue, Harlem, NY)
    • 12 story, 160,000 sf. residential / commercial mixed incomme apartment building

    • This building is the third phase of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Cornerstone Development

    • Steel framing, composite (metal deck and concrete) - lower floors, pre-cast plank and CMU bearing walls - upper floors

    • Foundation: deep driven piles

    Architect: Magnusson Architecture and Planning
    Developers: Duvernay + Brooks, Pennrose
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • 958 Nostrand Avenue
    (Brooklyn, NY)
    • 8 story residential/commercial mixed incomme apartment building

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: spread footings

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    Architect: Karl Fischer Architect
    Developer: B&H Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Cornerstone IV, Site 6
    (New York, NY)
    • 8 six-story residential / commercial mixed incomme apartment building

    • These 8 buildings are part of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Cornerstone Development - Phase IV

    • Structural system: pre-cast plank and CMU bearing walls

    • Foundation: spread footings / reinforced concrete mats / deep driven piles

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    Architect: Feder-Stia Architects
    Developer: L&M Development Partners
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Z Hotel
    (11-01 43rd Avenue, LIC, NY)
    • 14 story hotel; the project also includes a parking garage (below and above ground), commercial spaces, recreation area including a pool at the third floor level, and a rooftop restaurant

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: deep driven piles

    • Narrow structure – required special wind and seismic analysis

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    Architects: Andre Kikoski Architects & Gerald J. Caliendo Architects
    Owner: Henry Zilberman
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Hotel Le Bleu
    (370 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY)
    • 8 story boutique hotel

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: deep driven wood piles

    • Narrow structure – special wind and seismic analysis

    • Special foundation and support of excavation design for NYC Transit Authority approval

    Architect: Edward Hicks Architect
    Developer: T&L Investors Corp.
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Pitkin Theater Center / Ascend Charter School
    (1501 Pitkin Ave., Brooklyn, NY)
    • 7 story, 155,000 sf mixed use building – adaptive green redevelopment of the historic landmarked Pitkin Loews Theater; the old theater was remodeled to house a charter school and retail spaces

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite floors (metal deck and concrete)

    • Foundation: deep driven piles

    • Special design in order to keep the existing façade, special connection to existing exterior columns, reuse/underpin existing foundation

    Architect: Kitchen & Associates Architects
    Developer: POKO Partners
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Chelsea Piers Connecticut
    (1 Blachley Road, Stamford, CT)
    • - Project includes design and detailing of all exterior steel stairs, ramps and other substructures for the large area sports complex; Architect: James J Rogers Architects Owner: Chelsea Piers LLC Client: Barone Steel Fabricators Structural Engineer: VM Consulting | Engineering | Technology

    • Structural system: steel framing

    • Foundation: isolated footings

    • Special analysis and design of the stairs as independent structures, including their impact on the existing building;

    Architect: James J Rogers Architects
    Owner: Chelsea Piers LLC
    Client: Barone Steel Fabricators
    Structural Engineer: VM Consulting | Engineering | Technology
  • Harrison Circle – Morris Heights Health Center (57 West Burnside Ave., Bronx, NY)
    • 7-story, 107,000 sf multi use facility that combines housing for the elderly, a family health center, retail space and parking

    • The project was financed by a tax-credit deal partnering multiple agencies including HUD, HPD and the Borough President’s office

    • Structural system: steel framing, composite (metal deck and concrete) - lower floors, pre-cast plank and steel framing - upper floors

    • Foundation: spread footings on rock

    Architect: Terjesen Associates Architects
    Clients: Morris Heights Health Center / Mount Hope Housing Company, Inc.
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Belair Care Center
    (North Bellmore, NY)
    • 3-story, 102 bed nursing facility located in North Bellmore, in Long Island

    • Structural system: steel framing and pre-cast plank floors

    • Foundation: spread footings

    Architect: David Mammina Architect
    Client: Belair Care Center
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Bronx Psychiatric Center Residential Village
    (Bronx, NY)
    • A new Residential Complex (3 large area 3-story buildings) that include facilites for adults and children, and a Central Services Support building

    • Structural system: pre-cast plank floors on special light gage bearing/shear walls

    • Foundation: deep pile foundation on highly liquefiable soils

    • Fully designed and coordinated in BIM (Building Information Modeling), modeled using Revit Structure

    • Project advanced up to design-development phase

    Architect: Urbahn Architects
    Client: New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Bronx Psychiatric Center and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY)
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • 636 11th Avenue
    (New York, NY)
    • Redesign of the 11-story, 550,000 sf former home of the Auerbach Chocolate Factory (built in 1913) for the new tenant – Ogilvy New York

    • Redesigned to LEED specifications

    • Structural work included new stairs, elevators, bulkheads, remodeling of cellar space, special rooftop space garden

    Architect: Gensler Architects
    Developer: The Hakimian Organization
    Structural Engineer: Wexler Associates
  • Richmond County Country Club
    135 Flagg Place, Staten Island, NY
    • Rehabilitation and extension of the existing historic Country Club; addition of a new large area ballroom.
    • Structural system of the addition: steel framing, composite (metal deck and concrete) floors

    • Foundation: isolated reinforced concrete footings

    • Work included analysis of the new structure and its impact on the existing building, detailing of the structural steel members, including special connections to the existing structure.

    Architect: Rampulla Architects
    Owner: RCCC
    Structural Engineer: Marin Consulting Engineer

    Steel Detailing: VM Detailing