Category Archives: Community

Michael Shilale Cuts the Ribbon at New Tesla Station

07/31/19: “Beauty - High Performance – Sustainability. That’s what good architecture aspires to be. It is what anyone who drives a Tesla experiences every day,” says Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED, CPHC. On July 31st, 2019 the Palisades Center Mall opened their new Tesla Super Charging Station, an amazing spot that lets up to 20 Tesla…
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Robed Lady Comes to MSA

06/26/19: In March 2019, we visited Edward Walsh at his home and studio, viewing and discussing all his sculptures and works of art, looking forward to once again working alongside the local sculptor. This will be the third time that Michael Shilale Architects will be displaying one of Edward Walsh’s pieces in front of our…
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Michael Shilale Architects, LLP has always been a great supporter of local businesses, schools, and programs. One such program that we find particularly inspiring is the Hudson Valley Pathways in Technology Early College High School or P-TECH.
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MSA Gets New Sculpture by Edward Walsh

For the third time, Michael Shilale Architects, LLP has been given the opportunity to loan out and display a piece from sculptor Edward Walsh. Edward Walsh is a Rockland based artist from Valley Cottage with over 30 years of experience. His client list includes but not limited to, various corporate headquarters around the country, as…
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A Glimpse at the Modular Process

06/15/18: Recently, Michael Shilale Architects, LLP invited staff and clients considering modular construction to watch as a new piece of modular building was being assembled at the Jesse Kaplan school site.

This "floor-less" modular building is different from most. They have no "floor" and so are designed to sit on a concrete slab, eliminating the need for a crawl space. The individual parts are built off site and transported on trucks to the construction site. From there, pieces are lifted by a crane and gently placed down where workers will weld the sections together.