Category Archives: Thoughts

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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President’s Viewpoint – New Suburbanism and Next Generation Housing

President's Viewpoint - New Suburbanism and Next Generation Housing Originally published in the 2006 newsletter of the American Institute of Architects, Westchester Mid-Hudson Chapter. by Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED - November 2006 Traditionally November fosters memories of falling leaves and Thanksgiving. It seems an appropriate time, as my term as president comes to an end, to…
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President’s Viewpoint – Livability 101 

President's Viewpoint - Livability 101 Originally published in the 2006 newsletter of the American Institute of Architects, Westchester Mid-Hudson Chapter. by Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED - October 2006 It seems every day now I read a news story telling of skyrocketing home prices and property taxes. While the stories are plentiful the solutions seem elusive. Perhaps the…
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President’s Viewpoint – Sprawl and my Summer Vacation 

President's Viewpoint - Sprawl and my Summer Vacation Originally published in the 2006 newsletter of the American Institute of Architects, Westchester Mid-Hudson Chapter. by Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED - September 2006 Every year toward the end of August our family, like many other families in our chapter area, visits the Jersey Shore. My wife and children prefer…
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Bird Arising Sculpture has a new Nest!

Bird Arising Sculpture has a new Nest! Local Architect’s Signature Sculpture Heads for Massachusetts August 1, 2006 New City  NY -  Over the past two years Michael Shilale Architects, LLP, has harbored a striking stainless steel sculpture of a bird about to take flight. In front of their building on Park Avenue in New City, “Bird…
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