Category Archives: Thoughts

Spring 2012 Newsletter

MSA tapped for Unique Energy Saving Contract 7.35 Million Capital Improvement Project OK's at Zero Cost to Taxpayers 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…
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Dilbert vs Kermit the Frog

Dilbert vs Kermit the Frog Originally published in the Sept/Oct 2010 edition newsletter of the American Institute of Architects, Westchester Mid-Hudson Chapter. By Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED August 22, 2010 I don't mind being criticized by clients, contractors, building inspectors, and planning board members, but when a cartoonist starts throwing some punches, I have to…
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AIA  – the voice of the architectural profession just became stronger.

AIA  - the voice of the architectural profession just became stronger. Originally published in the 2007 newsletter of the American Institute of Architects, Westchester Mid-Hudson Chapter. by Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED - November 2007 If AIA is the “voice” of the profession, what is it that we are saying? Lots of things if you look at…
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President’s Viewpoint – Post Occupancy Evaluation and Design Guidelines

President's Viewpoint - Post Occupancy Evaluation and Design Guidelines Originally published in the 2006 newsletter of the American Institute of Architects, Westchester Mid-Hudson Chapter. by Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED - December 2006 If someone were to do a post-occupancy evaluation of my year as president of AIAWMH, what would they find? Did we satisfy our membership?…
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MSA wins AIA Design Award for Tendler Independent Living Center

MSA wins AIA Design Award for Tendler Independent Living Center November 14, 2006 New City  NY -  Michael Shilale Architects, LLP has received a Design Award for their work on the Paul J. Tendler Independent Living Center in New Hempstead, NY. Presented at the Fisher Performing Arts Center of Bard College,  Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED was pleased…
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