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New York Structural – New + Noteworthy 2018-07-10T11:47:11+00:00
1312, 2016

Principal Dominick R. Pilla’s Book is Available for Purchase!

Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings, a book authored by DRPILLA principal Dominick R. Pilla, is available for purchase! The book offers an in depth overview of the analysis and design of buildings. The book runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies...

2710, 2016

Principal Dominick Pilla and Team Awarded PowerBridge NY Research Grant

Collaborating with a team from The City College of New York’s (CCNY) Grove School of Engineering as an industry advisor, DRPILLA principal, Dominick Pilla is engaged in a $72,000 PowerBridge NY grant. The research focuses on sustainability in engineering. The technology involves Fiberglass (FRP) wind turbines. The maximum service life of FRP wind blades is 20 years. FRP recycling is energy-intensive and expensive, which is discouraging...

2906, 2016

Creston Avenue Project Wins SARA-NY Merit Award

On June 28th, 2016, The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) New York celebrated the 2016 award winners at a gala in lower Manhattan. Among the Design Awards of Merit winners was the Creston Avenue Residence. Serving as the structural and civil engineers, DRPILLA teamed with Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC to complete the 64,000 square foot building complex. The building includes ten stories of affordable housing in the Bronx...

206, 2016

DRPILLA Earns IAS Class 1 Special Inspections Accreditation

DRPILLA has earned Class 1 Special Inspections Accreditation from the International Accreditation Service (IAS). Special Inspections have been mandatory for all construction jobs whose applications were submitted on or after July 1, 2008 and include inspections of selected materials, equipment, installation, fabrication, erection or placement of components and connections as well as confirm compliance with approved construction documents and referenced standards required by NYC Building Code...

1605, 2016

Upper East Side Project Gets LPC Approval

The fourth time’s the charm, at least for the developer of the landmarked former French Consulate building on Fifth Avenue. The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a plan to add a one-story addition to 1143 Fifth Ave., a J.E.R. Carpenter building, despite ongoing opposition from local preservationists...

202, 2016

Principal Dominick Pilla Featured on NBC

DRPILLA Principal Dominick Pilla had the recent honor of being interviewed by NBC I Team Investigator Chris Glorioso. The interview aired yesterday evening on the 6pm nightly news. ...

1010, 2015

DRPILLA’s Creston Avenue Residence Wins QBBA Award

DRPILLA is honored to be a part of the winning project team for the Creston Avenue Residence, which received a Queens and Bronx Building Association (QBBA) award. DRPILLA provided structural, civil, and geotechnical engineering for this 64,000 sf building complex which includes ten stories of affordable housing in the Bronx...

508, 2015

DRPILLA’s Creston Avenue and Strong Place Projects Win 2015 Brick in Architecture Awards

DRPILLA is honored to be a part of TWO winning project teams for the 2015 Brick in Architecture Awards. Creston Avenue Residence was awarded Best in Class in the Residential, Multifamily category. DRPILLA provided structural, civil, and geotechnical engineering for this 64,000 sf building complex which includes ten stories of affordable housing in the Bronx...