Category Archives: Projects

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.

Innovative Kaplan School Project Begins Construction

01/15/2018: The New Year brings exciting new projects for an important client of ours, Rockland BOCES. Construction has begun on the first phase of an expansion to the BOCES’ Jesse J. Kaplan School in West Nyack, New York.  The Classroom Expansion project is underway and construction for phase two, the Therapeutic Pool addition will start…
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MSA’s Newest EXCEL Project Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget

11/10/2015: by Pattie Simone New City, NY  - Michael Shilale Architects, LLP, a leading Rockland County architecture, engineering  and energy efficiency consulting firm, announces that the final phase of a $15 million dollar Capital Improvement Program for the North Rockland Central School District (NRCSD) was dedicated last week. According to Michael Shilale, founding partner of…
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Two Florida Homes illustrate MSA’s design versatility

12/01/2014: Michael Shilale Architects, LLP (MSA) has several recent waterfront projects that tested their design versatility.   In southwest Florida, elevated flood levels and high wind loads challenged the architects as much as the clients' desire for a contemporary aesthetic. Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED believes that design styles are to architecture what language is to poetry. …
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Michael Shilale Architects Tapped for Unique Energy Saving Contract

7.35 Million Capital Improvement Project OK’d at Zero Cost to Taxpayers 5/18/2012: An exciting, multi-million dollar capital improvement project - under the auspices of Michael Shilale Architects, LLP (MSA), a growing New City, NY architectural engineering firm - is about to begin construction in Rockland County. The energy efficiency capital improvements for North Rockland’s 10…
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