Architectural Engineering


NYC Façade Inspection Safety Program
Capital Needs Assessments
Program Development
Sustainable Strategies
Zoning Analysis
Façade Restoration
NYSERDA Multifamily


DRPILLA provides in-house architectural design services as a collaborative technical consultant to our team of engineers. Our team of design professionals includes experts in programming, design, sustainability, production and construction administration. While we offer deep experience in several markets, from private residences to commercial buildings, our approach to each project is distinct. Our architects explore and respond to unique goals and design objectives, working creatively with opportunities presented by context, program, budget and the latest in building technologies. We embrace the complexities of each project, recognizing that challenges often lead to greater inspiration, innovation and efficiency.


Previously known as Local Law 11, the New York City Department of Buildings’ (NYCDOB) FISP requires buildings greater than six stories retain a professional engineer or registered architect to examine the building’s exterior walls every five years, and file a façade report. Our Qualified Exterior Wall Inspectors (QEWI) have served as consultants on a number of efforts aimed at improving the Façade Inspection and Safety Program for all the stakeholders.


As a Primary Energy Consultant for projects relating to NYSERDA’s New Construction Initiatives,DRPILLA offers energy modeling, analysis and building commissioning to significantly increase the performance of buildings and their energy systems. Our goal is to help clientssave when starting any new construction or major base building improvements in existing buildings both commercial and residential.