Design / Build

Scarangello of Thornton Tomasetti appointed to Manhattan College board of trustees

Manhattan, NY Thomas Scarangello, executive chairman of Thornton Tomasetti, has been selected as the newest member of the Manhattan College board of trustees. Scarangello, a ’79 graduate of Manhattan College, has more than 40 years of experience

Skanska awarded $167m contract for Williamsburg Bridge rehab project

Brooklyn, NY Skanska USA has been awarded a contract by the N.Y.C. Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) to carry out the $167 million rehabilitation of the Williamsburg Bridge, providing needed improvements and replacement of aging components across the structure.

EP Engineering participates in 30th annual Canstruction design competition

Manhattan, NY EP Engineering participated in the 30th annual Canstruction design competition at Brookfield Place. Canstruction is an international charity competition where architects, engineers, contractors, and students compete to design and build structures made entirely

City’s largest geothermal energy system underway at 1515 Surf Ave. - designed by STUDIO V Architecture

Brooklyn, NY Designed by STUDIO V, 1515 Surf Ave. is a 26-story, 470,00 s/f mixed-use residential complex in Coney Island. Through a partnership with EcoSave and MG Engineering, the development will be the largest geothermal project in New York City’s history. Developed by LCOR,

Best of Building Skills NY event honors partners and raises $100,000

Manhattan, NY Building Skills NY (BSNY), a nonprofit construction workforce development organization connecting underemployed and unemployed New Yorkers to construction training and job opportunities throughout New York City, honored key partners and participants along with raising $100,000 at their first Best

Braga and Riley join FCA as principals in the corporate studio

New York, NY Julio Braga, FIIDA, LEED AP, and Buzz Riley, LEED AP have joined architecture, planning and interior design firm FCA. The pair officially joined as principals in the firm’s New York City office on October 10 to oversee the corporate interiors practice, focusing on expansion for the firm, as the duo employ a collaborative

Crystal Windows earns green award for its 2,320-panel rooftop system

Queens, NY National manufacturer Crystal Window & Door Systems recently received a Green Award for its commitment to sustainable operations. In the July/August 2022 issue of leading national trade publication Door & Window Market (DWM), Crystal was named one

Changes to the NYC construction code are set to go in effect early November 2022 - by Frank Szalajda

The 2022 New York Construction Code is set for implementation on Monday, November 7th. Enhancements in this revision will primarily account for development in technology and safety standards since the code was largely revised in 2014.

Brooklyn Public Library retains Bellet Construction for façade renovations

Brooklyn Heights, NY Bellet Construction has been engaged by the Brooklyn Public Library system to implement repairs on the terracotta façade of the Brooklyn Historical Society at 128 Pierpont St. A registered National Historic Landmark,

MHACY and Mulford Corp. break ground on $44 million La Mora Senior Apartments

Yonkers, NY Governor Kathy Hochul said that construction has begun on a $44 million development that will create 60 energy-efficient and affordable homes for seniors. Known as La Mora Senior Apartments, the development replaces a blighted property with a sustainable building with modern features. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project was held October 12.