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Winner of Our $200 Amazon Gift Card!

06/20/18: In February of 2018, Michael Shilale Architects, LLP launched their new and improved website, showcasing our many projects and services. At our launch, we asked the recipients of our emails to send in feedback for a chance to be entered to win a $200 Amazon Gift Card. Although we got a lot of great…
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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.

RBA Pinnacle Award 2018

5/3/18: At the Rockland Business Association’s Annual Recognition Award, we honored the many Rockland business leaders as well as our own Michael Shilale, receiving the coveted Pinnacle Awards. This was a great night to celebrate the present and future efforts of the many businesses in Rockland. The winners of each award are as follows: Pinnacle Award…
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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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GreenBuild 2017

12/12/2017 by Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED, CPHC AP In Boston, battling a cold, this writer attended Greenbuild last month.  Each year I attend what is the largest conference on sustainability in the world.   Architects, engineers, contractors,  building owners, educators and many others converge at this conference to share ideas and best practices in the world…
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