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04 January 2012

Pat Kirshner
Director of Operations and Panning
The Battery Conservancy
One New York Plaza, Concourse
New York, NY 10004
Re: Request for Qualifications for Architectural Design Services, The Battery
Conservancy
Dear Pat,
We are pleased to present our proposal for Executive Architect for The Battery
Playspace. It is an exciting opportunity to work with you and your team to continue
your efforts in creating a world class park at The Battery. W Architecture and
Landscape Architecture, together with our team would be honored to work
with Frank Gehry to bring his vision into fruition. As architects and landscape
architects, we can integrate the ecological with physical form to bring it all to
life.
As Executive Architect, W Architecture is well versed in the procedures and
processes required to build in NYC. We have completed projects for the DDC,
EDC, various BIDS and private developers. We have worked with world renowned
architects including TEN Arquitectos and Christian de Portzamparc. We have
also worked with the Department of Recreation and Parks and are currently on
their list of selected design firms.
We are augmenting our team with individuals and firms who will provide
specialized experience in carrying out this complex project. We are joining with
our studio mate, Peter Pran + H, to bring Scott Loikits to the project. Scott has
completed construction documents for the MOMA expansion and the Whitney
Museum expansion with Renzo Piano Workshop. He will be the project architect
for the team working with our project manager, Dragana Zoric to translate the
ideas of Frank Gehry into complete drawings for the Battery Playspace. Dragana
has managed projects for many parks including the Edge Park in Williamsburg and
the Troy Riverfront Park where she is working with many of the sub consultants
proposed for this project. The translation from idea to reality requires an
understanding and a commitment to the project sensibility, as many factors will
need to be negotiated and resolved as the project progresses. We look forward
to learning more about the project.
Sincerely,
Barbara Wilks, FAIA, FASLA
Principal
bwilks@w-architecture.com
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Firm + Team Overview 01
Firm Qualifications 02
Barbara Wilks
Dragana Zoric
West Harlem Piers Park
The Edge Park
Tide Point
Troy Riverfront Park
Bryn Mawr Science Building and Playground
Madison Park Art Installation
Team Qualifications 03
Peter Pran + H
Site Masters Inc
Urban Arborists
McLaren Engineering Group
CSA Group
VJ Associates

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W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, LLC
A vi si tor to a pl ace i s a parti ci pant. W works to create access and a means of parti ci pati on
-- a route to di scovery and engagement. Worki ng at vari ous scal es, we seek to foster a
greater awareness of the speci al qual i ti es of each space by rei magi ni ng the boundari es
between natural and man made, new and ol d, l and and water.
W is an interdisciplinary woman-owned studio which builds on links
between architecture and landscape architecture to create spaces that
engage both nature and urbanism. Our office is in New York, and we
have projects in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.
W is organized around the commitment of Principal Barbara Wilks to
quality design and active participation in all levels of the firm’s projects.
With over 35 years experience, she believes that effective leadership
on complex projects requires vision, a collaborative and talented team,
effective communication, and persistent commitment to finding solutions
to project goals and aspirations. The staff of fifteen is organized in a
flexible studio manner and includes experienced project managers, urban
designers, landscape architects and LEED accredited professionals, who
engage in each project through its successful completion.
W works closely with the team to achieve consensus on an authentic
and delightful design which combines strong conceptual ideas with
environmental concerns. Projects are often complex involving multiple
constituencies with differing points of view, on challenging sites with
sensitive environmental conditions and infrastructure. Our creative
outlook on what exists allows us to maximize the value of what is there,
turn constraints into opportunities and expand project possibilities.
W is committed to thorough collaboration across traditional design
boundaries. We bring together a team of specialists tailored to the
needs of each project. Those might include artists, lighting designers,
ecologists, engineers and economists. Research into the history of the
place and the processes that have shaped it, coupled with analysis of
opportunities and constraints enables creative solutions which align
finance, policy, sustainability and design.
W’s work seeks to engage its visitors. A synthesis of landscape and
architectural design facilitates the transition between regional planning,
urban infrastructure, public spaces, individual buildings, and private
landscapes. Projects range in scale from private homes to educational
campuses to entire urban neighborhoods. Our designs have received top
national design awards in landscape architecture and urban and regional
design in the ten years since the firm’s founding, and have been published
in The New York Times, Global Architect, Landscape Architecture
Magazine, Architectural Record, ela [Korea], Architect’s Newspaper,
House Beautiful, Casabella and other books and periodicals around the
world.
W FIRM PROFILE
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OUR TEAM
We have assembl ed an excel l ent team of professi onal s who share a common sensi bi l i ty,
spi ri t of col l aborati on, and have the desi re and commi tment to make thi s compl ex proj ect
a success. Each team member wi l l bri ng thei r parti cul ar ski l l s and experti se to the proj ect
as wel l as thei r poi nt of vi ew. W Archi tecture has previ ous worki ng rel ati onshi ps wi th
many of our team members; we are currentl y worki ng on a publ i c park proj ect i n Troy NY
wi th Li ghti ng Proj ects Ltd, McLaren, and VJ Associ ates. Al so we share our worki ng space
wi th Peter Pran + H. Pl ease see Secti on 03,“Team Qual i fi cati ons” for fi rm overvi ews.
Our New York Ci ty based team i ncl udes:
W Architecture and Landscape Architecture LLC
Architect of Record, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Project
Management, Construction Administration
Peter Pran + H
Architecture
Urban Arborists
Arborist

Lighting Projects Ltd
Lighting Design
Site Masters Inc
Playground Safety
In order to best mai ntai n the uni que desi gns of Frank Gehry, our team wi l l source
fabri cati on for the pl ayground equi ptment from a wi de range of experts and suppl i ers.
Si te Masters Inc wi l l oversee the safety requi rements throughout the desi gn process
ensuri ng successful and i nnovati ve pl ay equi ptment.
McLaren
Civil and Structural Engineering, Survey
CSA Group
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing
VJ Associates
Cost Estimate
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Frank Gehry
Design Architect
VJ Associates
Cost Estimate
Vijay Desai
Chongba Sherpa
CSA Group
Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing
Corneliu Vinatoru
McLaren
Civil, Structural, Survey
Steven Grogg
Luke Daur
William Gorlin
Donald Viele
Prime Executive Architect +
Landscape Architect
Barbara Wilks, FAIA, FASLA
Dragana Zoric, RA, RLA
Martin Barry, ASLA
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Site Masters Inc
Playground Safety
Teri Hendy
Lighting Projects Ltd
Lighting
Leni Schwendinger
Urban Arborists
Arborist
Bill Logan
Peter Pran + H
Architecture
Peter Pran
Scott Loikits
Client
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Barbara Wilks, principal and founder of W Architecture and Landscape
Architecture, is a leader in the field of design. As an architect and a landscape
architect, Barbara uses her leadership skills to realign nature and the city.
Barbara has won many awards for her work and her work has been published
internationally. She was elected to the College of Fellows of the American
Institute of Architects in 1999 and to the College of Fellows of the American
Society of Landscape Architects in 2010. Her designs range from urban public
spaces, to infrastructure, to architecture, and her goal is to use design to create
access and a means of participation—a route to discovery and engagement.
In addition to opening her projects for participation, during the design process
Barbara continues the spirit of inclusion to the surrounding communities and
government agencies.
Wilks serves on the Design Advisory Committee of Cornell University and on the
Planning Committee of the Municipal Art Society, NYC. She is a past board member
of the National Association of Olmsted Parks, the Maryland Institute Advisory
Board, and the Baltimore Museum of Industry, and she has served several times
on the Mayor’s Institute for City Design. Barbara is an adjunct professor at City
College in New York City.
BARBARA WILKS
PRINCIPAL
FAIA, FASLA
Licensing
Registered Architect:
MD, NY, PA, VA, NJ, RI, TX, NC
NCARB Certified
Registered Landscape Architect:
MD, NY, RI, CT, NC
CLARB Certified
Education
Bachelor of Architecture
Cornell University, 1974
Master of Landscape Arch.
University of Pennsylvania, 1993
Professional Services
Municipal Art Society NYC
Planning Committee,
2006 - Present
Mayors’ Institute for City Design
National Resource Professional
2007, 2008, 2010
Architectural Advisory Committee
for Cornell University,
2005-Present
National Association of Olmsted
Parks, Board Member
2001-2007
Advisory Board , Center for Archi-
tecture & Interior Design
Maryland Institute of Art
1996 - 2000
Selected Landscape Architecture
Seoul Performing Arts Center*
Seoul, South Korea
Hudson Mews Parks
New York, NY
Williamsburg The Edge *
Waterfront Park
Brooklyn, NY
West Harlem Piers Park*
New York, NY
Tide Point
Office Campus & Park*
Baltimore, MD
Saw Mill River Daylighting*
Yonkers, NY
Cornell University Quad Land-
scapes
Ithaca, NY
Villahermosa Two Lagoons Park*
Villahermosa, Mexico
Selected Urban Design & Planning
Troy Waterfront Master Plan*
Troy, NY
Sixth Crossing
Landscape Master Plan*
Dubai, UAE
Canal District
Landscape Master Plan*
Waterfront, Dubai, UAE
West Harlem
Waterfront Master Plan*
New York, NY
Tide Point Master Plan*
Baltimore, MD
Carnegie Museums/Library
Streetscape, Entry Plaza Plan
Pittsburgh, PA
First Town*
Master Plan and Landscape Plan
Seoul, Korea
Selected Architecture
American Tobacco
Mixed Use Campus
Durham, NC
Eubie Blake Jazz Museum
& Cultural Center
Baltimore, MD
DoMA Gallery
Sparks, MD
USS Constellation Heritage
Center*
Baltimore, MD
Camden Station at Oriole Park
Historic Renovation
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore City Garage
& Gallery
Baltimore, MD
Patterson Cultural Center
Baltimore, MD
*waterfront projects
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Dragana Zoric, a registered architect and landscape architect, has over 15
years experience designing, coordinating, building and managing the approvals
process for large complex urban and historic landscape projects. Most recently,
she oversaw the Edge, located on the East River in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and
is currently working on a downtown waterfront park for Troy NY. She has also
managed adaptive reuse projects achieving historic certification in Providence,
Rhode Island and Baltimore, Maryland.
Dragana has cofounded and implemented a sustainable, innovative transitional
housing project for disaster relief in Haiti. She was recently commissioned for
the New York City DOT Urban Art pARTners Program and is recipient of numerous
awards and grants for transitional catastrophe housing research, research into
the structural properties of smocked fabric surfaces, and related mixed media
art. Dragana’s design work has been widely published and she has been an
Adjunct Studio Architecture Professor at Pratt Institute since 2001.
Career History
W Architecture and Landscape
Architecture
New York, NY
2002−Present
Guggenheim.com/Asymptote
Senior Designer &
Interactive Project Architect
New York, NY
2000−2002
Kohn Pedersen Fox
Consultant
New York, NY
1999
Liang Peddle Thorpe
Designer
Hong Kong, China
1998
HOK International
Intermediate Architect
Hong Kong, China
1996−1998
Publications
Arch Moscow: 6th International
Exhibition of Architecture, Mos-
cow, Russia, 2001.
Young Blood, Architectural Design,
Neil Spinner, London, England
2001.
La Biennale di Venezia: 7th Inter-
national Architecture Exhibition,
Venice, Italy 2000.
Abstract 99-00, Columbia Univer-
sity, New York, NY.
“The Rashid Machine,” Metropolis,
February 2001, 41-49.
“Biennale di Venezia,” Domus,
September 2000, 111-117.
“Exhibitions: Writhing Forms and
Biomorphs Invade Venice for This
Year’s Biennale,” Architectural
Record, September 2000, 71-72.
“Studio Crit,” Architecture,
September 2000, 76-77.
Selected Project Experience
Troy Waterfront Master Plan &
Park
Troy, NY
Williamsburg “The Edge”
Landscape and Piers
New York, NY
Miami Museum Village Landscape
Miami, Florida
DDC Three Firehouses
New York, NY
Rising Sun Mills Conversion
Providence, RI
EJ Codd Steel Mills Conversion
Baltimore, MD
Clipper Mill Housing
Baltimore, MD
Oella Mills Conversion
Elliott City, MD
Wyman Park
Baltimore, MD
Education
Master of Architecture
Columbia University
Graduate School of Architecture,
Planning & Preservation
New York, NY 2000
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
University of California, Berkeley
College of Environmental Design
1993
Educational Experience
2nd Year Undergrad Coordinator
Pratt Institute
Adjunct Assistant
Professor of Design
Pratt Institute
Awards
William Kinne Traveling Fellowship
American Association of University
Women Fellowship
American Institute of Architects
Scholarship of Merit
DRAGANA ZORIC
PROJECT MANAGER
RA, RLA
Licensing
Registered Architect
New York State 1999
Registered Landscape Architect
New York, NY 2008
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WEST HARLEM PIERS PARK AND MASTER PLAN
NEW YORK NY
The West Harlem Piers Park is a dramatic transformation of
space that had been lost to the community for many years. Our
design leadership over a nine year period terminated a 30 year
struggle by the community to regain their waterfront and renew
their connection to the river. A narrow 69,000 sf parking lot has
been expanded through creative planning into a 105,526 sf park
that re-imagines the threshold between the city and the Hudson
in a sustainable and meaningful way.

The site, no wider than a tennis court, between 129th and
133rd Streets along the Hudson River had been cut off from
the neighborhood by the adjacent traffic and highway above.
This point of access to the river, historically a natural cove
between adjacent bluffs, and more recently an industrial port,
had become a paved and fenced parking lot. The project intent
was to create a gathering place on the Hudson to reconnect
the residents to the water. Working closely with a strong group
of community activists, our design team held a series of public
meetings that resulted in a master plan for the adjacent 40
block area. The first phase of the plan was the creation of West
Harlem Piers Park which included transforming the adjacent
road to promote pedestrian and bicycle access, new community
piers, and the total re-envisioning of the parking lot.
The park design is based on the idea of the cove The park form
is a result of both the forces from the city as well as the water.
Elements of the park are scattered and sorted by size as if left
by waves. The piers themselves follow land formation patterns
rather than historic pier configurations. The piers provide
various water-related activities including fishing, excursion
boating, ecological awareness, and general recreation. The
plant material creates two ecologies: a woodland with mixed
deciduous trees, low understory and perennial ground cover,
and the cove which features colorful 300 foot long seaside
perennial beds at either end of the park and a sloped lawn for
multiple activities. Materials are locally sourced, including
reuse of cobbles and granite blocks from the site.
The park involved phased construction, to narrow the existing
adjacent highway without disrupting traffic flow. Approvals
were required from the City Parks, the Design Commission, the
State Department of the Environment, and the Army Corps of
Engineers. Mitigation for the piers involved the installation of
reef balls on the floor of the river to provide for fish habitat.
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FACILITIES BUILDING DOUBLING AS SIGNAGE
BIKE PATH
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WATER FEATURE
BEFORE AND AFTER IMAGES
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TIDE POINT
BALTIMORE MD
Credited with turning a 15 acre derelict old industrial site into
the epicenter of Baltimore’s Digital Harbor, this project is
about transformation. Tide Point was the site of one of Procter
& Gamble’s main soap producing plants. Now the renovated
buildings house high tech companies and institutions. Once, its
boardwalk was off-limits to the public--- now the site opens to
the water and views beyond. Our role in the project included
master planning and coordinating public easement through
the site, designing new construction for site amenities, and
landscape architecture.
The landscape of the site creates an environment that draws
neighborhood residents to the waterfront and also serves the
needs of the office campus—creating flexible event spaces
as well as places to meet, eat and rest. In the summer, the
fog machine works to cool pedestrians, and hammocks and
Adirondack chairs dot the promenade and waterfront plaza.
The site plan provides clear vehicular and pedestrian pathways
with easements to Baltimore City for the public access to the
waterfront. To meet the needs of the historic certification,
the campus design merges the tidewater with industrial. Site
furniture is created from concrete and industrial remnants.
Many industrial site features are integrated into the overall
design. The project opened in 2004 and has received numerous
awards and has been featured in many publications. It is
certified historic by the Department of the Interior.
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PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
BOARDWALK WITH MISTERS
INDUSTRIAL PARK
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SITE PLAN
“The desi gn team confronted many chal l enges.... Yet the l andscape archi tect
overcame these hurdl es and made them i nto assets. Ol d concrete wal l s, tanks, and
val ves became di sti ncti ve si te features. A budget bust on a fancy fountai n desi gn
became an i nexpensi ve 350’ l ong fogger. Now a symbol of Ti de Poi nt’ s pl uck, the
cheaper water feature, usi ng gel s on the fogger l i ghts, i s purpl e for the Ravens,
orange for the Ori al s and red whi te and bl ue on Fourth of Jul y.” -Bi l l Struever, Cl i ent
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The Williamsburg waterfront has been dominated by industry
and its relics for over a century--making it largely off limits to
the public. New zoning is changing the public interface with the
water’s edge by increasing density and emphasizing waterfront
access. The “Edge” park seeks to bring people to the river
and link the ecosystem with the fabric of the community. As
landscape architect for both the new residential towers and the
public waterfront park, we have the challenge of ensuring that
the towers act not as symbolic fences blocking public access
and views of the East River and Manhattan but as gateways
to the river with corridors providing visual connection to the
iconic skyline.
Our plan unites both sides of the river by using the piers to
re-orient views across - especially directed toward the Empire
State Building. The design emphasizes the confrontation of
forces at the water edge and encourages public use. Here,
the city grid and the river’s ecosystem converge, mingle, and
clash: the road turns into a pedestrian greenway, a garage is
surmounted with a sloping lawn, piers reach gently into the
water from deep within the park and stone riverbank contrasts
with concrete bulkhead. This blurring of the boundaries
between land and water extends the waterfront benefits inland
to the community.
The synthesis and separation of private and public space,
and architecture and ecology required a complex series of
collaborations with community groups, the developer, the
city government, and engineers. This former industrial site is
now 50% permeable, planted with many native species and
part of the LEED Silver rating for the project. The park was a
critical part of the approvals for the project, and maintenance
agreements were negotiated with the City Parks Department.
The new piers underwent extensive reviews by the Corps of
Engineers and the Department of Environmental Protection.
THE EDGE PARK
BROOKLYN NY
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SITE AERIAL SITE PLAN
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“The performance of Barbara Wi l ks and her team at W Archi tecture have met and surpassed our expectati ons. They l i stened carefull y to al l stakehol ders
and came up wi th creati ve sol uti ons for di ffi cul t probl ems.”-Mi chael Kaye, Cl i ent
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The Troy Riverfront Park is a 4.4 acre waterfront located in
the heart of Troy, New York. Due to problems with overgrown
vegetation and grading which obstructs visibility, the park is
not well used despite its prime location on the Hudson. This
project seeks to open the park to the city, creating new access
corridors to catalog the interaction between visitors and the
downtown, to improve universal accessibility, and promote a
more sustainable, attractive gathering place.
The project is in two parts: a master plan and a first phase
implementation. A series of public meetings establish a
program and enabled the creation of three alternative reuse
plans for the park. The plans were developed directly from the
community members, stakeholders, and advisory committee
feedback. Several existing monuments and memorials need to
remain in place, and are worked into the new schemes. From
further community input, a final master plan was developed
which provides improved connectivity to the city and historic
center, a better home for the farmers market and other events,
a new maritime and visitors center, added boating facilities,
an improved amphitheater, universal access and a more
sustainable ecology.
TROY RIVERFRONT PARK
TROY NY
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“As a cl i ent on a maj or park desi gn proj ect, I can unequi vocal l y state that W Archi tecture bri ngs
a rare synthesi s of tal ent, ambi ti on, fi del i ty of purpose and dedi cati on to i ts engagement --
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The new Lower School Science Center at Bryn Mawr School
is an addition to a Marcel Breuer campus. The new building
springs from a new wall positioned to divide the developed
campus from the undeveloped woods. The entrance canopy to
the science lab punches through this wall onto a tree house-like
deck. The planting behind the wall gives the deck entrance a
feeling of being removed from the school -- a “tree house” in
the woods from which to observe nature. Rainwater is funneled
to the entry garden, where it is released down a rain chain. The
spiral ground pattern is based on a logarithmic growth form. A
greenhouse, built-in aquarium, garden areas, and bird feeders
all contribute to a hands-on learning environment. Collaboration
with a local artist resulted in a DNA climbing sculpture in front of
the wall as a part of the children’s play area. A butterfly garden
lines the pergola approach to the structure. Small Tiles of local
animals are embedded in the wall.
BRYN MAWR SCIENCE BUILDING + PLAYGROUND
BALTIMORE MD
COURTYARD BEFORE RENOVATION
COURTYARD AFTER WITH NEW BUILDING BEYOND
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DNA CLIMBING SCULPTURE
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MADISON PARK ART
NEW YORK NY
We worked with artist Teresita Fernandez to help her install and
make real her vision for her piece in Madison Park, New York
City. This was an installation in the summer of 2001, sponsored
by the Public Art Fund. We created drawings and details for the
shop fabrication of the steel base, which holds the various sized
Plexiglas tubes of the maze. We also worked with Teresita on
an indoor piece, her walk-in waterfall which was a part of Site
Santa Fe in 2000.
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Since its founding in 1999, W Architecture has promoted and encouraged the use of sustainable practices and principles
in its projects. W’s approach to sustainability is holistic and promotes the continuation of strategies developed in planning
and design stages throughout the life of a project, including sustainable maintenance regimes to efficiently integrate
environmental concerns in the decision making process.
APPROACH
Sustainablity
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W has LEED certified staff with knowledge of the current rating system proficient in cataloging the initiatives required
for the LEED certification process. The design process must be integrated in itself, and include all the professionals as
well as public and private organizations. Sustainability begins with the design of larger environmental systems like wind
and solar harvesting, water reuse, and consideration of waste reducing methods.. A sustainable design must integrate
human and natural systems alike, so that all function coherently, efficiently and productively to improve the environment
for future generations.
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AWARDS
2010
MASterworks Awards
Neighborhood Catalyst
West Harlem Piers Park
2009
Honor Award
ASLA NY Chapter
West Harlem Piers Park
Honor Award
The Waterfront Center
West Harlem Piers Park
American Architecture Awards
Sheik Rashid Bin Saeed Crossing
In partnership with FXFowle
International, LLC
Role: Landscape Architecture

Merit Award
AIA New York Chapter
Sheik Rashid Bin Saeed Crossing
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority
In partnership with FXFowle
International, LLC
Role: Landscape Architecture
2008
Honorable Mention
Architectural Review Award
Cityscape Dubai Future Projects
Mixed Use Waterfront Development
Plan
UAE Winner
First Place
The Sixth Crossing, Dubai Creek
Bridge Design Competition
Dubai Roads and Trans. Authority
In partnership with FXFowle
Role: Landscape Architecture
2007
Honorable Mention
Envisioning Gateway Competition
Van Alan Institute, NPCA, Columbia
U., and Tiffany and Co.
2006
Citation
American Institute of Architects
New York State
West Harlem Piers Master Plan
Second Prize - Competition
Seoul Performing Arts Center
2005
National Honor Award for Regional
and Urban Design
American Institute of Architects
West Harlem Master Plan and
Waterfront Park
2004
Merit Award
National Analysis and Planning
American Society of Landscape
Architects
West Harlem Master Plan and
Waterfront Park
National Honor Award
American Institute of Architects
DOMA Gallery
Excellence in Construction Award
Associated Builders and Contractors
DOMA Gallery
2003
National Design Merit Award
American Society of Landscape
Architects
Tide Point

Design Excellence Award
AIA New York Chapter
DoMa Gallery
Honorable Mention
“Designing the High Line”
Competition
Friends of the High Line
2002
Design Excellence Award
Tide Point Waterfront
AIA Maryland

Juried Exhibition
The Physical Fitness of Cities
Tide Point Waterfront Park
Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City
2001
Maryland Smart Growth Award
Tide Point Office Waterfront Park
Baltimore Heritage Preservation
Society Award
Tide Point Office Campus &
Waterfront Park
Award for Design Merit Award
Eubie Blake National Jazz Museum
AIA Baltimore
2000
Award for Design Excellence
AIA Baltimore
Flemming Community Center
1999
Award for Design Excellence AIA
Baltimore
Baltimore City Garage

1998
Honor Award
AIA Maryland
Bryn Mawr Science Building
1997
Grand Design Award
AIA Baltimore
Bryn Mawr Science Building
1996
Award for Design Excellence
AIA Baltimore
Eubie Blake National Jazz Museum &
Cultural Center
1993
Award for Design Excellence
AIA Baltimore
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PRESS
2011
Best of New York, “Picnic Spot, West
Harlem Piers” New York Magazine,
14-21 Mar 2011:98.
2010
Birnbaum, Charles A. “Redesigning
Design to Make Room for Landscape”
Huffington Post, 27 Dec 2010.
2009
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2002
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PUBLIC SPACES
Selected Project List
Urban Open Space and Streetscapes
West Harlem Piers Park
New York NY
Broadway Pier
Baltimore MD
USS Constellation Heritage Center on
Pier One
Inner Harbor MD
Tide Point Promenade and Park
Baltimore MD
Red Hook Master Plan
Brooklyn NY
West Coast Master Plan
Hackensack NJ
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Master Plan and Implementation
Baltimore MD
The Columbus Center Master Plan
and Signage System
Baltimore MD
Inner Harbor Pedestrian Bridge
Baltimore MD
The Gwynns Falls Greenway
(invited competition,
Phase I & II implementation)
Baltimore MD
The Edge Waterfront Park
Brooklyn NY
Pratt Street
The Boulevard of Science
Baltimore MD
Mayor’s Task Force Visitor
Center Concepts
Baltimore MD
Crescent Lawn Master Plan & Phase I
Public Improvements
Cumberland MD
Miami Village Landscape
Miami FL
Atlantic City Civic Plaza
Atlantic City NJ
Carroll Creek Invited Competition
Block Plan
Frederick MD
Center Plaza Conceptual Redesign
Baltimore MD
Eubie Blake National Jazz Museum
Sculpture Court
Baltimore MD
Hull Street Master Plan
Baltimore MD
Hudson Mews
New York NY
50 West Plaza
New York NY
West 125th Street
Streetscape Guidelines
New York NY
East 125th Street
Streetscape Plan
New York NY
North Flatbush Avenue
Streetscape Plan
Brooklyn NY
Restaurant Row Streetscape
New York NY
Troy Riverfront Park
Master Plan & Landscape Design
Troy NY
Infrastructure Design
Central Corridor Light Rail System 26
Stations and
Maintenance Facility
Baltimore Harbor Promenade
Baltimore MD
Silver Spring Intermodal
Transit Facility
Silver Spring MD
Gwynns Falls Greenway
(Phase I and II)
Baltimore MD
Princeton University Garage
Princeton NJ
Baltimore City Garage
Baltimore MD
Tide Point Parking Garage
Baltimore MD
Sixth Crossing Bridge and
Nature Island
Dubai UAE
Canal District Landscape Plan
Dubai UAE
Sustainable Projects
Tide Point Landscape Plan
Baltimore MD
The Bryn Mawr School
Stewardship 2000 Master Plan
Baltimore MD
The Bryn Mawr School Admissions
Building
Baltimore MD
Work With Artists
West Harlem Piers Park
Nari Ward, Artist
New York NY
Madison Park
Terisita Fernandez, Artist
New York NY
Tide Point Office Campus &
Waterfront Park
Alex Castro, David Hess, Artist
Baltimore MD
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Baltimore Museum of Industry Master
Plan & Implementation
David Hess, Artist
Baltimore MD
Baltimore City Garage
and Streetscape
The Contemporary Museum, Curator
Baltimore MD
Carroll Creek
(Invited Competition)
Jan Rosen Queralt, Artist
Frederick MD
Eubie Blake National Jazz Museum
Sculpture Court
Various Existing Sculptures
Baltimore MD
Gywnns Falls Greenway
Jann Rosen Queralt, Artist
Baltimore MD
ISTEA Fund Sites
Baltimore Museum of Industry Master
Plan & Implementation
Baltimore MD
Tide Point Office Campus
& Waterfront Park
Baltimore MD
Work With Cultural and
Non-Profit Institutions
American Visionary Art
Museum Expansion
Baltimore MD
Baltimore Museum of Industry Master
Plan & Implementation
Baltimore MD
Baltimore Hebrew University Library
Expansion Plan
Baltimore MD
Carnegie Institute Wayfinding Master
Plan
Pittsburgh PA
Enoch Pratt Free Library Regional
Library Charette
Baltimore MD
Eubie Blake National Jazz Museum
and Cultural Center
Baltimore MD
Flemming Community Center
Baltimore MD
MD Science Center Expansion Master
Plan
Baltimore MD
New Song Arts and
Community Center
Baltimore MD
London Town Historic Site Visitor
Center & Master Plan
Annapolis MD
Patterson Cultural Center
Baltimore MD
Port Discovery
The Children’s Museum
Baltimore MD
Maryland Historical Society
Expansion Invited Competition
Baltimore MD
Planning in Historic Districts
East Side Urban Design
Baltimore MD
The Catonsville Revitalization Plan
Catonsville MD
The Dundalk Village Revitalization
Dundalk MD
Washington Village/
Pigtown Redevelopment Plan
Baltimore MD
Tide Point Site and
Landscape Plan
Baltimore MD
Work in National Historic Landmark
Districts
Kent Hall, St. Mary’s College
St. Mary’s City MD
518 N. Charles Street
Mt. Vernon MD
519 N. Charles Street
Mt. Vernon MD
London Town Historic Site Visitors’
Center & Master Plan
London Town MD
Work Listed in the National Register
of Historic Places
American Tobacco Historic District
Mixed-Use Campus
Durham NC
Rising Sun Mills
Providence RI
Tide Point Waterfront Park
Baltimore MD
Browns Arcade
Baltimore MD
Canton Cove
Canton MD
Dundalk Commercial Revitalization
Dundalk MD
EJ Codd Industrial Renovation
Baltimore MD
Indecco Senior Housing
Baltimore MD
Patapsco Female Institute
Ellicot City MD
Poe School
Baltimore MD
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NEW YORK CITY
Selected Project List
West Harlem Piers
Master Plan and Park
New York NY
The Edge Waterfront
Waterfront Park
Brooklyn NY
Hudson Mews
Plaza
New York NY
50 West Plaza
Plaza
New York NY
West 125th Street
Streetscape Guidelines
New York NY
East 125th Street
Streetscape Plan
New York NY
North Flatbush Avenue
Streetscape Plan
Brooklyn NY
Restaurant Row
Streetscape Plan
New York NY
3 Hanover Square
Co-Op Unit Renovation
New York NY
55 Washington Street
Lobby Renovation
Brooklyn NY
303 E 33rd Street
Residential Courtyard
New York NY
Hunters Point South
Residential Building
Long Island City NY
India Street
Waterfront Park and Pier
Brooklyn NY
South Street Seaport
Feasibility Study
New York NY
EC 97 Fire House
Interior Renovation
New York NY
EC 310 Fire House
Interior Renovation
New York NY
EC 320 Fire House
Interior Renovation
New York NY
Red Hook
Master Plan
Brooklyn NY
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Peter Pran + H Architects, LLC is an international architecture firm that started in 2011 in collaboration
with Heerim, one of the top firms in Asia. Heerim’s CEO, Mr. Young-Kyoon Jeong, is now Managing
Partner in the new firm with Peter Pran, formerly of NBBJ, as Design Partner. From our inception, we
have been committed to designing imaginative, visionary structures in New York City, Seoul, Busan, and
Baku.
Peter Pran + H Architects has collaborated with some of the foremost clients across Europe, United
States, Asia and the Middle East, providing leading, innovative designs and full architectural services.
Our projects include high-rise commercial and residential structures, headquarters, health care,
stadiums, airport terminals, government institutions, and mixed-use facilities in countries all over the
world. Our key personnel have worked in conjunction with some of the most esteemed architects in the
world and are committed to collaborating further with government agencies and other design firms to
deliver on efficient, artistic structures that fulfill the needs of our diverse clientele.
Peter Pran, FAIA, MNAL has enjoyed an extensive career spanning fifty years, beginning working under
world-renowned architect Mies van der Rohe. Since receiving his Master’s in Architecture from the
Illinois Institute of Technology in 1969, Mr. Pran has been leading designs in a senior capacity with top
firms like Ellerbe Becket and NBBJ to create innovative structures in Sweden, South Korea, Singapore,
and the United States that have garnered numerous accolades and international notoriety. Evidence of
his designs closer to home include the New York Psychiatric Institute in Washington Heights as well as
an academic complex in SUNY Binghamton. Mr. Pran will be managing the Playspace project and
oversee the development activities of our staff.
Young-Kyoon Jeong, AIA, KIRA received his Master’s in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania
in 1989 and subsequently practiced architecture under Mitchell and Giurgola Partners and Bower Lewis
Thrower before presently serving as CEO of Heerim. He has overseen and designed several large-scale
projects throughout the world and possesses extensive experience in designing ambitious structures for
metropolitan areas such as Seoul, Busan, and Dubai – many in collaboration with other international
design teams such as Coop Himmelblau.
Scott Loikits, AIA, LEED AP joined as Design Principal at Peter Pran + H Architects in November 2011 and
will be co-managing the Battery Park Conservancy project with Mr. Pran, specifically assisting with the
design and construction documents. Mr. Loikits received his Master’s in Architecture from Columbia
University and has over fifteen years of architectural experience working with some of the most highly
regarded architects in the world, including William Pedersen, Bernard Tschumi and Yoshio
Taniguchi. He spent ten years with Kohn Pedersen Fox as a Senior Designer at the Associate Principal
level and was involved in various projects such as the Wharton School of Business, the Philadelphia
International Airport, Marina Bay Financial Center in Singapore, and the Museum of Modern Art.
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Peter Pran, FAIA, Design Partner

Peter Pran + H Architects was founded in 2011 in New York City, in collaboration between Peter Pran
from USA and Norway and YoungKyoon Jeong of Heerim Architects and Planners from Seoul.
Peter Pran’s work stands as a testament not only to the influence of Modernity, but the work of an
internationally acclaimed architect whose designs build on a fragmentary aesthetic of floating, planar
elements that seem to deny gravity and blur distinctions between inside and outside space. Pran’s use
of curved surfaces in close juxtaposition to orthogonal lines creates considerable tension within and
between spaces.
His work includes prominent projects that span the globe – from Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, and
South Korea to Norway, Spain Italy, Netherlands, and Seattle, New York, Chicago. These projects cover
Pran’s time as Design Principal in Charge at NBBJ and Ellerbe Becket, and his work as a young project
designer with Mies van der Rohe and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Examples of his extraordinary ability to design spaces that are not only rational but also experiment with
more complex forms are the New York State Psychiatric Institute, the New York Police Academy, and
most recently, the Telenor Headquarters scheme in Norway, and the Sail@Marina Bay in Singapore. The
Telenor building alone is proof of Pran’s ability to choreograph a multinational design team through a
complex process of experimentation, discovery, and execution.
Peter Pran has won 12 competitions during the last 10 years (including Seoul Dome, NY Police Academy,
Viking Stadium with Link, Newspaper Headquarters in Oslo, and Vålerenga Stadium) and he has
received 2 AIA National AIA Design Honor Awards (one being Telenor) and 12 AIA NY Design Awards.

His Telenor Headquarters was also published in the most recent "Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World
Architecture", which presents the best architecture in the world of the last ten years. Four of his NYC
buildings were presented in the book "New York 2000", and his Sail at Marina Bay in Singapore was
presented in the book "Architecture in Asia Now" that included the best new buildings in Asia. Four
monographs have been published on his work, with introductions by Fumihiko Maki, Odile Decq, Daniel
Libeskind, Thom Mayne, Christian NorbergSchulz, Juhani Pallasmaa, and Kenneth Frampton (Maki and
Mayne have received the Pritzker Prize).

He has been professor of Architecture over 25 years in 10 different universities; including 8 years at
University of Illinois in Chicago and 8 years at the University of Kansas as full Professor.

He has lectured in AIA and other Conferences and in universities in many USA cities, and in Sao Paulo,
Buenos Aires, Moscow, Toronto, Paris, Jakarta, Melbourne, Sydney, Seoul, Oslo, etc.

Nurikum Square (IT Samsung Complex) in Seoul was designed by Peter Pran and Paul Davis in NBBJ
together with Mr. Jeong of Heerim.

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YoungKyoon Jeong, AIA, Managing Partner


| Education |
Visiting Scholar, MIT, Department of Urban Studies and planning, 2008
CRO Program in Real Estate & Finance, Korea University, 2007
Chief Specialist Program in urban Environmental Design, Seoul National University, 2002
Environment Management Strategy program, Hanyang University, 1998
Master of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1989
Master of Science in Architecture, Seoul National University, 1987
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Seoul National University, 1984

| Career |
Managing Partner, Peter Pran + H Architects, 2011
President, Heerim Architects & Planners, 1994 Present
Designer, Bower Lewis Thrower Architects, 1991 1994
Designer, Mitchell & Giugola Architects Partners, 1990 1991

| Selected Experiences | Major Projects
Best of Best, International Public Design Award 2009
(Project: Yeoksamdong Culture Center)

Gold Prize, International Public Design Award
(Project: Geumcheon District Office, Nuritkum Square), 2009

MIPIM Asia Award for the Future Project
(Project: 2014 Incheon Asian Games Main Stadium), 2009

Gold Prize, Korean Architecture Awards
(Project: Hyundai I’Park), 2009

Bronze Prize, Korean Architecture Awards
(Project: Hyunjin Evervill Apartment Block4, Gumi), 2009

Gold Prize, Korea Ecological Architecture Best Award
(Project: SK Chemicals Research Center), 2008

Gold Prize, Gwangji Architecture Awards
(Project: Gwanakgu, District Office), 2008

International Architecture Awards 2008 for The Best New Global Design
(Project: Hotel Crescent), 2008

Bronze Prize for Architecture, Seoul Architectural Work Awards
(Project: Busan Cinema Center), 2007


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SCOTT MICHAEL LOIKITS, AIA, LEED AP


Scott Loikits is a licensed architect and certified by the National Green Building Council as a LEED
Accredited Professional. He has over fifteen years of experience in the field of architecture with
numerous projects constructed all over the world.

He has worked with and studied under some of the most highly regarded architects in the world,
including William Pedersen, Bernard Tschumi and Yoshio Taniguchi. He received his undergraduate
degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and his Masters in Architecture from Columbia
University in New York.

Scott spent ten years with Kohn Pedersen Fox as a Senior Designer at the Associate Principal level. He
was involved in various projects such as the Wharton School of Business, the Philadelphia International
Airport, the Marina Bay Financial Center in Singapore, and the Museum of Modern Art Renovation and
Expansion in New York City.

In 2007, Scott was asked to help build a satellite design office in New York City from scratch for SAMOO
Architects and Engineers, looking to establish a presence beyond Asia. Scott participated in the hiring,
marketing, and day-to-day office operations as well as maintaining a full design leadership slate. He
won several design competitions during that time including the Magok Waterfront in Seoul, the National
Ecology Center in Seochon, and the Taekwondo Park Master Plan in Muju. Recently, Scott worked with
the team led by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop for the new Whitney Museum Expansion
Gansevoort in New York City. Currently, he is a Design Principal at Peter Pran + H Architects LLC, a New
York-based design studio focused on medium and large-scale international projects.

Some of Scott’s other prominent projects he has worked on include: Marina West in Abu Dhabi, the
House of Arts and Culture in Beirut, and the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum Education Center in New
York City.

Scott Loikits is a New York licensed Architect, a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (L.E.E.D)
Accredited Professional, as well as a Member of the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter.



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Academic Complex, State University of New York, Binghamton

Location: Binghamton, New York, USA
Area: 130,000 square feet
Designed in 1991, completed in 1998
Design Principal: Peter Pran (with Ellerbe Becket)

The goal of the client was to design, within tight budgetary constraints, a complex that would fit with
the campus while introducing a new spirit and high-quality architecture. The building serves as the new
main entrance and “pedestrian gateway” to the campus from the main parking areas. It also houses
SUNY Binghamton’s School of Management, School of Nursing, School of Education and Human
Development, the Academic Computing Center, Undergraduate Admissions, Research Programs, a
shared lecture hall and classrooms. The selected three-story, two-building theme fits in with the
predominantly three-story buildings throughout the campus and provides the desired exterior identity
to the different departments. It creates a new image for a university that is emerging as a leading liberal
arts institution and one of the five top public universities in the nation.

Contact Information:
Name: Lawrence Roma, Associate Vice President of Facilities Management
Tel.: (607) 777-2224
E-Mail: lroma@binghamton.edu





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New York Psychiatric Institute

Location: New York City, New York, USA
Area: 380,000 square feet
Designed in 1992, completed in 1998
Design Principal: Peter Pran (with Ellerbe Becket)

The New York Psychiatric Institute is located on an exceptionally fine urban site west of Riverside Drive.
It is connected to adjacent buildings in the Columbia Presbyterian Medical/Research Complex via
bridges across Riverside Drive. The prominent location of the site as one enters the city from the
George Washington Bridge allowed for a high-quality design that addressed key urban design and
community issues. The curved exterior glass wall to the west reflects the flow of traffic along the West
Side Highway; the stepped eastern facades along Riverside Drive define the arrival space and its specific
urban spatial character, along with an entry formed by an open plaza that leads to the existing natural
landscape south of the building.

Contact Information:
Name: Dr. John Oldham, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff at The Menninger Clinic
Tel.: (713) 275-5016
E-Mail: joldham@menninger.edu


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New National Gallery

Location: Berlin, Germany
Completed in 1969
Project Designer: Peter Pran (with Mies van der Rohe)

Peter Pran worked with Mies van der Rohe as a project designer on this museum for three years during
its major development. The museum itself is located on a major site near Potsdamer Platz, adjacent to
Matthiaskirche and near Scharoun’s Philharmonie. It has become one of the modern buildings that
define Berlin. The hall on the upper level is a column-free “universal space” enclosed by four glass walls
and surrounded by a terrace for sculpture displays. The lower floor presents the permanent collection,
as well as changing exhibits of international art and architecture.

Contact Information:
Name: Mies van der Rohe, Architect
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Huracle Resort and Tedin Waterpark

Location: Cheonan, South Korea
Area: 56,716 square meters
Designed in 2007, completed in 2010
Design Principal: Young-Kyoon Jeong (with Heerim)

The water park and condominium project were planned to enhance the profile of the Cheonan General
Leisure and Tourism Complex, as well as attract the public. European-style buildings in pastel tones that
one finds arranged side-by-side in Nyhavn, Denmark were reflected in the condominium buildings;
aspects of the water park were inspired by the various characters and fairy tales of Hans Christian
Andersen. The function of the theme park was thus maximized with the ambience of a Mediterranean
resort.

Contact Information:
Name: Jin Wook Son, Senior Principal
Tel.: (82) 2.3490.1151
E-Mail: jwson@heerim.com



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Dureraum Busan Cinema Center

Location: Busan, South Korea
Area: 54,335 square meters
Designed in 2005, to be completed in 2012
Design Principal: Young-Kyoon Jeong (with Heerim), in collaboration with Coop Himmelblau

The Busan Cinema Complex was originally selected as the winning design of the international invitation
contest, designed by Coop Himmelblau of Austria, and then later projected through a consortium with
Heerim. It was designed with the application of a cantilever construction method, forming an opened
plaza and an outdoor stage accessible from all directions. The structure comprises of six cinemas
seating 200 to 1,200 people, a 5,000-seat outdoor stage, a cinema museum, an audio-visual room, and
some cinema offices.

Contact Information:
Name: Sun Il Kim, Senior Principal
Tel.: (82) 2.3490.1102
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Select Consulting Assignments
Albert Einstein College of Medicine: To advise on species, to select plants in
nurseries, to supervise planting, and to monitor and report on condition of trees,
shrubs, grasses, perennials and vines, for new landscape at Price Center.
American Museum of Natural History: To protect historic trees and landscape
during renovation of building façade, walls and entry.
AvalonBay Communities: To protect the historic Liz Christy Community
Garden – the most important community garden in New York – before, during
and after construction of AvalonBay residential project directly adjacent to
garden. We succeeded in preserving every major tree.
Battery Park Conservancy: To act on an ongoing basis to protect trees and root
systems through multiple construction projects, and to specify and perform
necessary pruning on park trees. To protect tree roots during hand digging of
utility trenches through park area.
Blumberg & Butter: To perform assessment of approximately 500 street trees
for DDC street improvement project, surveying all trees, assessing condition,
and specifying mitigation measures.
Brooklyn Museum: To assess trees surrounding museum and to recommend
impact mitigation and tree care with regard to major construction project.
Cathedral of St .J ohn the Divine: To provide longterm monitoring, assessment
and care for tree resource of Cathedral close, including advising, planting,
removing, removing, and construction impact mitigation.
EDAW: To perform assessment and specify mitigation measures for
approximately 450 trees along BQE.
EDAW: To consult on ways and means for reforestation of 2000 acres of park
lands as part of PlaNYC Million Trees project.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt 4 Freedoms Park: To recommend species, soil
treatment, maintenance and pruning for more than 200 new trees to be
established at this new park, designed by Louis Kahn.
Hamilton Grange: To create tree protection plan to preserve trees during the
move of historic Alexander Hamilton house in Harlem to adjoining St. Nicholas
Park.
HM White Site Architects: To consult on numerous issues regarding public and
private plantings, including soils for birch/moss association at Time Inc.
Building, preservation of trees in constructions, and remediation of deteriorated
soils in terrace plantings.
Ithaca Commons: To perform assessment of all trees on Ithaca Commons, the
pedestrian mall in the heart of downtown Ithaca, in regards to tree preservation
on site, transplants, or removals
Kiss+Cathcart: To advise on placement of environmental center in Riverside
Park, preserving trees through construction process.
Lincoln Center: To protect trees during major construction at New York’s
Lincoln Center.
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Madison Square Park: To perform full survey of park trees, with
recommendations for preservation and mitigation of impacts.
Madison Square Park Conservancy: To update survey, and to consult on all
issues related to park trees, and to perform (through Urban Arborists) tree
pruning, maintenance and planting. To assess potential hazards with thermal
imaging. To evaluate construction plans for Shake Shack expansion, to preserve
major trees
Mathews Nielsen: To evaluate all trees in Asser Levy Park to preserve more
than 250 trees through reconstruction of outdoor concert hall. To assess all trees
and recommend remedial work at Flint Park in Larchmont, New York. To assess
200+trees of historic landscape at Tioronda in Beacon, New York, including
two of the oldest Sargent’s weeping hemlocks in the country.
M G McLaren: To survey all trees adjacent to seven New York City bridges
under renovation and to specify impact mitigation plants.
Million Trees NYC: To serve on advisory committee to assess and recommend
ways and means for planting and maintaining new street, parks and wild area
trees.
Morgan Library and Museum: To assess trees and provide impact mitigation
report prior to major construction project, to protect trees, and to provide post-
construction assessments and continued care.
New York Restoration Project: To advise on major East Harlem tree planting,
working with Parks Department to select tree locations and pit sizes. To assist in
launching of Million Trees project, by advising, selecting all plant material and
installing private-property plantings for launch.
Queens Museum of Art: To preserve and manage transplants, as needed, of
important trees surrounding museum, in connection with major renovation,
including transplanting of the last surviving crabapple from the 1939 World’s
Fair
STV, Inc.: To perform complete tree survey and valuation of more than 500
trees on site of new Yankee Stadium. To create tree surveys and impact
mitigation plants for public sites in New York City.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral: To preserve trees surrounding the seat of New York’s
Roman Catholic archdiocese, and to create plan to protect trees through the
construction of new gardens there.
Steven Harris Architects: To advise on and perform tree protection on property
of numerous private clients in New York City. To assess trees for protection or
removal.
Sweeney & Conroy: To advise on and perform tree protection on property of
numerous private clients in New York City.
Thomas Phifer & Partners: To perform complete survey of significant trees and
groups of trees at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, providing assessments and
recommendations for preservation and renewal of this unique and outstanding
arboretum.
Wave Hill: To assess all important trees and to advise on potential new planting
for this important public garden and historic house complex in the Bronx.
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and supervising community tree plantings.
Bill Logan
Certified Arborist NY-0528
Member, American Society of Consulting Arborists
522 State Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-522-0612
718-935-9547 (fax)
bill@urbanarb.com
Urban Arborists, Inc.
Founder and President
1992-present
Urban Arborists is a leading tree care firm, serving the tristate area. A knowledge-driven
company, it provides complete tree care and diagnostic services to over 400
municipalities, institutions, landscape architects, and private clients. The firm has cared
for, surveyed and planted trees for clients including the New York City Department of
Parks and Recreation, The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation,
the Brooklyn Museum, the Cathedral of St. J ohn the Divine, Murray Hill Neighborhood
Association, Trees New York, General Theological Seminary, The Montclair Art
Museum, and St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery. Among the noted trees for which the
firm provides regular care are author E.B. White’s Second Tree from the Corner and the
3
rd
largest tree in New York City, a 130-foot-tall tulip tree in Riverdale. The former
Dodge and Scribner estates are both under the firm’s care, including numerous
centenarian specimen trees, as is the Hudson Valley estate Tioronda, where the firm cares
for among the world’s largest Sargent’s weeping hemlocks and weeping beeches. Urban
Arborists’ work ranges from the diagnosis of a single troublesome disease, to careful and
precise pruning, to the renovation of woodlands.
Consultant
Mr. Logan is expert in assessing tree health, in preventing and repairing construction
damage, in surveying landscapes, garden and forests, in estimating the value of trees, and
in assessing the reasons for tree failures. He works also as a careful and reliable expert
witness. His consulting clients have included the Brooklyn Museum, The New York City
Department of Parks and Recreation, New York City DDC, The New York City Law
Department, the city of Englewood, New J ersey, as well as numerous landscape
architects, institutions and private individuals. He has performed complete tree surveys
and assessments for properties as diverse as New York City’s Madison Square Park, the
Queens campus of St. J ohn’s University, the Cathedral of St. J ohn Divine, the Montclair
Art Museum, the Bayard Cutting Arboretum, the former Dodge and Scribner estates, the
site for the proposed new Yankee Stadium, and the Ithaca Commons. His experience in
planting and in supervising the planting of urban trees includes work in public parks, on
roadway medians and malls, and in street tree pits. He was responsible for introducing the
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to the bareroot planting method
developed by Nina Bassuk at Cornell University, and continues to be active in promoting
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Teacher
Mr. Logan regularly makes presentations and teaches classes and workshops regarding
the planting, pruning, identification, diagnosis and care of trees, and regarding the natural
history of soils. He is on the faculty of the School of Professional Horticulture and
Continuing Education at the New York Botanical Garden. He has taught a weeklong
course on tree care for the venerable summer program at the New York State Historical
Association in Cooperstown, New York. He has also taught and lectured at the Arnold
Arboretum, the Morton Arboretum, the Toronto Botanical Garden, the Huntington
Library, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Santa
Barbara, Filoli Gardens, the Bloedel Reserve Garden, and the Queens Botanical Garden.
He has taught and lectured at such events as the international convention of the
International Society of Arboriculture, the Philadelphia Flower Show and the annual
meeting of the Soil Science Society of America.
Author and Journalist
1980-present
Logan is an award-winning writer about trees, gardens and natural history. His latest
book, Oak: The Frame of Civilization, was published by WW Norton in Spring 2005, and
was featured on a segment of CBS Television’s Sunday Morning. His book Dirt: The
Ecstatic Skin of the Earth (Putnam/Riverhead, 1996) was reviewed on the front page of
the Sunday Los Angeles Times Book Review, and has now been made into Dirt, The
Movie, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009. He helped to found
Garden Design magazine, and has been a contributing editor there and at House
Beautiful. He was also a Sunday garden columnist for the New York Times, and has
written about natural history subjects for The New York Times Magazine, Natural
History, House & Garden, Organic Gardening, The Whole Earth Review, Orion, and
others . His The Tool Book (Workman, 1997) won the Golden Trowel Award as Best
Book of the Year in 1998, from the Garden Writers Association of America, and he was
awarded the best writing award from GWAA three years in a row. The book Garden
Design, which he conceived and edited, won the Honor Award in 1985 from the
American Society of Landscape Architects and was a New York Times Notable Book.
He has taught nonfiction writing at the Columbia University Graduate School of
J ournalism. His new book, Air: The Restless Shaper of the World, will be published in
Spring 2012 by WW Norton.
His translations of Spanish literature include poems by Federico Garcia Lorca in
Collected Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) as well as published and performed
translations of plays by Lorca, Pedro Calderon de la Barca, and Ramon del Valle Inclan.
He won a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to translate three plays by
Calderon. He taught poetry to NYC public school children for many years under the
auspices of Teachers & Writers Collaborative and published numerous articles on
teaching in their quarterly journal.
Education
BA 1975 Columbia University Summa cum laude
MA 1978 Stanford University
Memberships and Certifications
American Phytopathological Society since 1998
American Society of Consulting Arborists since 2002
International Society of Arboriculture since 1996
ISA Certified Arborist #NY-0528 since 1999
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FIRM PROFILE






WHO WE ARE/ WHAT WE DO


Leni Schwendinger Light Projects LTD creates
illuminated environments and masterplans for
public spaces all over the world. These works
energize architecture, landscape, transportation
and transit infrastructure with the ultimate
objective of connecting people to each other
and to their surroundings, especially during the
nighttime hours.

For over a decade, her Light Projects studio has
been a magnet for professional multi-disciplinary
collaborations - with project-specific design
teams staffed by architects, engineers, and
graphic designers committed to Leni
Schwendinger's vision and perfectionist
mandate.

Balancing technological sophistication, solid
project management and artistic verve, the Light
Projects methodology has produced a distinctive
series of interactions with clients ranging from
state and municipal agencies and architectural
and engineering firms to museums and events
planners.

Light Projects studio has enjoyed extensive
press and media coverage. Leni Schwendinger
has lectured and taught widely throughout the
United States, Europe and Japan, and is
currently on the faculty of Parsons School of
Design; Architecture, Interior Design and
Lighting Department, in New York City. The
firm is a certified New York WBE.
Recent projects include Chroma Streams; Tide
and Traffic, a site-specific integrated light
installation exploring the relationship between
the flow of traffic and the changing tides below
Kingston Bridge in Glasgow, Scotland. Another
project, a towering landmark in Brooklyn, New
York – the Coney Island Parachute Jump,
designed illumination reflects calendar events
and tidal patterns all-year-round.

Completed in 2010, the underside of the 2
nd

Street Bridge in Louisville, Kentucky is enhanced
with a floating effect of cast light; outlining and
illuminating the I-beam surfaces and textures.

For San Diego’s Broadway Terminal, Leni
Schwendinger has transformed the newly
constructed Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier,
into a shimmering light installation visible to pier
visitors, boats, pedestrians and motorists along
the Embarcadero promenade. Light projections
onto the ground plane create an immersive
environment, providing both a visual and
experiential installation to engage the public.
“Tidal Radiance” opened in January 2011.

With public-lighting and illumination increasingly
influencing the global language of urban design,
and thus the language of urban experience –
Light Projects invites you to share Leni
Schwendinger’s vision in creating the next
generation of luminous environments and
cityscapes.




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LENI SCHWENDINGER
Principal Designer

Leni Schwendinger is a recognized authority on the many issues and applications of public lighting, art and
community outreach, with more than15 years of experience creating lighting environments for architectural
and public spaces all over the world. In addition to creating illuminated environments Leni Schwendinger Light
Projects designs lighting products and programs for public spaces. This work is shared through Leni’s public
speaking engagements and advisory services. Light Projects studio has enjoyed extensive press and media
coverage. Leni Schwendinger has lectured and taught widely throughout the United States, Europe and Japan,
and is currently on the faculty of Parsons School of Design; Architecture, Interior Design and Lighting
Department, New York City.
SELECTED PROJECTS


New Jersey Transit
Hoboken Ferry Terminal
Site: Lighting design for exterior and interior of
historic ferry station
Hoboken, NJ

NYC Port Authority
Triple Bridge Gateway
Site: Bus Terminal
Manhattan, New York City, NY USA

Centre City Development Corporation
North Embarcadero Visionary Plan
PM: Civitas
Site: Waterfront lighting design and custom
street pole
San Diego, CA

City of Dallas
Dallas Trinity Lakes
Site: Illumination concepts for a mutli-use park
Dallas, TX
PM: WRT

The New York Botanical Garden
Conservatory
Site: Illumination of eleven Victorian glass houses
and their living collections
Bronx, New York




Danforth Foundation
St. Louis Arch Connector Park
Site: Illumination concepts for a park to cover a
highway, connecting the Saarinen/Kiley Arch
grounds to the city
St. Louis, MO

Shanghai Jiading New City Development Co.
Jiading New City Park
PM: Sasaki
Site: Lighting concepts for 77 acre urban park
Shanghai, China

NYC Economic Development Corp
Flatbush Avenue
Site: Streetscape design and guidelines
Brooklyn, New York

NYC Economic Development Corp
Queens Plaza Bicycle and Pedestrian
Improvement Project
Site: Streetscape lighting design
PM: WRT

New Jersey State Council on the Arts /Liberty
Science Center
The Great Hall; a Spatial Portrait
Jersey City, NJ USA
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Children’s Museum of
Manhattan
New York, NY

For the Children’s Museum of
Manhattan’s renovation, Light
Projects’ scope included the
illumination for the main
exhibition hall housing Body
Odyssey, a two-year exhibit.
Light Projects teamed with
Meta Brunzema Architects and
FTL-Happold to create a
luminous fabric membrane as
a floating ceiling piece. A
number of projection
techniques were utilized in
order to create what Leni
described as “a shimmering
biomorphic membrane of
light” – a visually striking
experience for museumgoers
entering the hall.
PROJ ECTS
Location New York, NY
Services Lighting Design
Client Children’s Museum of
Manhattan
Completion Date 1998
Cost of Project Not available
Cost of Work Not available
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LIGO: Catching A New Wave
World Science Festival
New York City
2010
For the 2010 World Science Festival in
New York City, the Laser Interferometer
Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO)
employed Light Projects to create an
experience in which visitors serve as the
connecting point between art and
sciences.
LIGO is a revolutionary new kind of
telescope designed and built to observe,
for the first time, ripples in the fabric of
space-time caused by massive cosmic
events. Light Projects created a dazzling
light sculpture to represent the deep
universe and designed simple lighting for
exhibit elements.
Simulating the effects of gravitational
waves on the interferometer, visitors
engaged in a form of interaction with the
light sculpture that caused disturbances,
resulting in out-of-phase fringe patterns
which visually transmitted into the light
sculpture.
PROJ ECTS
Location New York, NY
Services Interactive Light Sculpture
and Exhibition Lighting
Client LIGO
Completion Date 2010
Cost of Project $360,000
PM Lee H. Skolnick Architecture +
Design Partnership
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Coney Island
Parachute Jump
Coney Island, New York
Illumination concepts for Brooklyn’s
250-foot, “Eiffel Tower”, the Coney
Island Parachute Jump was
developed with a consortium of
owner/stakeholders including the
Borough President and Parks
Commissioner. The Coney Island
district is undergoing
revitalization efforts, and this project
is seen as symbol and marker of
progress. Light Projects’ concept for
tower evokes the rising and falling of
the well-remembered parachutes.
Directional lighting was developed
for viewer vantage points as far as
1-mile, to as close as 100-feet.
Lighting systems include
color-changing floodlights and
custom-designed light emitting
diodes (LED). The brightly sparkling
LEDs define the canopy of the tower
and the tower itself, are
programmed to animate.
For optimal audience connection, a
calendar of


programmed sequences
will play daily - identifying
on-and-off boardwalk
season, full-moon cycle
and holidays. The project
was unveiled during a
public event July 2006
and recieved the Award
of Merit from New York
Construction Magazine.

Location Brooklyn, NY
Services Visual Concepts and
Lighting Design
Client NYC Economic
Development Corporation
Completion Date 2006
Cost of Project $1,600,000
Cost of Work Same as above
PM Albert Thompson (STV
Engineers) (212) 614-3425
PROJ ECTS
Photography by Arch Photo
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Location New York, NY
Services Lighting, Paint Color
Palette and Glazing Pattern
Design; Material Consultation
Client Port Authority of NY
and NJ, 42nd St Bus Terminal
Completion Date 2008
Cost of Project $2.000,000
Cost of Work $1,500,000
PM PKSB Architects, Kentaro
Triple Bridge Gateway
Port Authority Bus Terminal
New York, NY

Host to thousands of
commuters and travelers on a
daily basis, Manhattan’s Port
Authority Bus Terminal relies
on a complex system of ramps
and gates for smooth
operations. Four ramps
spanning Ninth Avenue connect
the terminal with the region,
and the country, providing
access to the Lincoln Tunnel
and other roadways. The
pedestrian landscape beneath
these ramps was previously
shadowy and dismal. In 1995,
the Port Authority contacted
Manhattan Community Board 4
to ascertain the concerns and
desires of the local community.
Leni Schwendinger was
instrumental in the Community
Board’s Task Force, which
compiled design guidelines
through a community
involvement process.
Subsequently Leni
Schwendinger Light Projects
and architects Pasanella+Klein
Stolzman+Berg proposed a
luminous and colorful
architectural design solution
for pedestrian and vehicular
street traffic, winning the
commission. The design
choices – from lighting to
color pattern – were selected
to emphasize the I-beam
engineered structure of the
bridges. Metal mesh is
illuminated by standard
lighting fixtures utilized
in innovative ways.
Reflective panels produces a
carpet of light onto the
roadbed creating a luminous
room in the midst of this
urban node.
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HtO Toronto
Harbourfront Parks
Toronto, Ontario

HtO Harbourfront Park in
Toronto was envisioned as a
connection between downtown
and Lake Ontario. Sustainable
design principles are
incorporated at every level and
include waterfront accessibility,
enhanced connections to the
city, forward-thinking ecological
design, integrated public art and
lighting design. The park design
by Claude Cormier and Janet
Rosenberg and Associates is a
series of experiences, the
roadside connection, floating
dunes, and finally, by the harbour,
a tiered esplanade reaching into
the water. During the day the
visitor is drawn to the water. At
night the focus shifts toward the
sparkling backdrop of the city. A
moonlight effect is layered with
color accents to create an
after-dark living theatre in the
dunes. Underwater
illumination gives the
appearance of a floating park.
“We call the design HtO,”
note Rosenberg and Cormier,
“because it proposes a new
chemistry between Toronto
and the waterfront - a
fundamental change in the
relationship.”
PROJ ECTS
Location Toronto, Ontario
Services Lighting Design
Client The City of Toronto
Completion Date 2007
Cost of Project Not available
Cost of Work Not available
PM Janet Rosenberg + Associates
Landscape Architects 416-656-6665



Construction Progress Photo, 2006
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Kingston Bridge
Glasgow, Scotland

Completed in 2005, Chroma
Streams; Tide and Traffic is a
site-specific, integrated lighting
installation for the Kingston
Bridge in Glasgow, Scotland,
designed by Light Projects with
architects McKeown Alexander.
This installation will use light in a
number of ways: to illuminate and
give resonance to the bridge's
overlooked surfaces; to heighten
its rapport with the flow of the
river below it; and to, through a
series of shifting and evolving
real-time patterns, explore the
relationship between the flow of
traffic on the bridge itself and the
slow change of the tides on the
river below.
PROJ ECTS
Location Glasgow, Scotland
United Kingdom
Services Artwork
Client Glasgow City Council
Department of Development and
Regeneration Services
Completion Date 2005
Cost of Project Not available
Cost of Work Not available
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Site Masters Inc. 49 St. Andrews Drive, North Bend, OH 45052 513-460-5916 email info@sitemastersinc.com

Company Profile
Thank you for your interest in learning about Site Masters, Inc. and the services that we
offer our clients. As a design and safety consulting company, Site Masters has been
responsible for creating hundreds of play environments throughout the United States. Site
Masters, Inc. (SMI), a women owned business, is dedicated to the promotion of play for all
ages. Teresa B. Hendy (Teri) is the President and principal owner and has for the past
twenty five years been actively involved as a designer of these environments and as a
safety consultant to amusement parks, fast food corporations, child care agencies,
schools, museums and science centers as well as government park and recreation
agencies. Site Masters, Inc. offers a variety of services ranging from play equipment
design to the design and layout of play environments. SMI offers education programs and
training relating to the development of a comprehensive system of hazard identification,
site analysis, maintenance and risk reduction. Many of these programs have been
adopted and are practiced by private corporations, schools and public agencies
throughout the United States.
As a nationally recognized author, speaker and expert in the area of playground safety
and design Ms. Hendy has worked as a consultant with many of the leading
manufacturers of public and residential playground equipment, serves as an outside safety
consultant to McDonalds and Burger King, as well as other public and private agencies.
Ms. Hendy brings extensive knowledge of the standards and guidelines that apply to
children’s products and play environments. Ms. Hendy has been working with the ASTM
subcommittees since 1987 to develop these standards. She serves as chair of the ASTM
F15.09 Subcommittee that developed the standard for residential play equipment and as
vice-chair of the ASTM F15.29 Subcommittee that developed the standard for public
playground equipment. As an artist, educator, and business person Ms. Hendy has a
keen understanding of aesthetics, child development and facility operations.
Daniel Hendy, M.Ed., CPSI, has recently joined Site Masters as a partner in the firm. Dan
owned and operated a sales and construction company with over twenty years of
experience in working in the recreation industry serving early childhood centers,
government, municipalities and schools. Dan possesses extensive knowledge and
experience in managing the construction and design of playground facilities as well as the
manufacturing and fabrication of playground equipment and site furnishings. Dan has
experience in facilitating the design and construction of builders of play facilities. His
background in education and teaching experience combined with his years of involvement
in the recreation industry are a welcome addition to the Site Masters staff.
Site Masters is dedicated to offering stimulating, challenging environments that allow
children the opportunity to explore and develop their abilities in an environment that
manages risk without compromising play value.
Teresa Hendy
President
Daniel Hendy
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Services Offered
Play Environments
Design and development of play environments for both the public and private sector.
Full range of design services from concept through construction.
Audit for compliances with industry standards.
Training for planners, designers, supervisors and operators.
Consult regarding compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the
creation of Universally designed environments.
New Product Design and Development
Unique, one of a kind, custom play structures.
Commercial and residential product development.
Safety and age appropriateness of equipment.
Industry compliance.
Museum and Educational Environments
Design and development of learning environments.
Promoting learning through interactive play.
Full range of design services from concept through construction.
Risk management, maintenance and safety.
Training Courses Offered
Risk reduction
Management and maintenance
Supervision
Planning and design
Audits and inspections
ADA compliance and Universal design
Litigation Consulting
Compliance consulting
Accident investigation
Expert witness

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Projects
Curriculum Development
CPSI Course
Curriculum
Accessibility
Guidelines
Miscellaneous
National Playground Safety Institute - Teri Hendy, was the primary author of the original
Playground Safety Inspectors Course Curriculum for the National Playground Safety
Institute. The National Playground Safety Institute has trained over 25,000 playground
safety inspectors in the past fifteen years. This education program has established an
internationally recognized curriculum which has become the standard for playground
safety inspection throughout the country.
National Recreation and Park Association, Ashburn, VA
Contact: Beth Wickline, Staff Manager, phone 703-858-2148
U.S. Access Board - Ms. Hendy was engaged by the U.S. Access Board to develop an
educational program to teach the implementation of the American’s with Disabilities Act’s
Accessibility Guidelines for Play Areas. This education program is offered through the
National Recreation and Park Association as well as the U.S. Access Board.
U.S. Access Board, Washington, DC
Contact: Peggy Greenwell, phone 202-272-0080
In addition to these nationally recognized training materials: Site Masters has also
developed play related education and training programs for State Departments of Health
and Natural Resources , Local Government Agencies, School Districts, and for Profit
Corporations throughout the United States. Site Masters has had extensive experiences
in consulting with manufacturers of play equipment as well as designers and builders of
play environments.
Risk Management Protocol
Burger King
Corporation
Teri Hendy was engaged as an outside safety consultant to assist Burger King
Corporation in developing “Governing Standards” for the purchase, installation, inspection
and maintenance of play equipment and surfacing materials located in Burger King
restaurants. Ms. Hendy remains a consultant to BKC.
Burger King Corporation, Miami, Florida
Contact: Robert Foster, phone 305-378-7662
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Play Environment Design
Missouri Botanical
Gardens
“Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden” - Site Masters Inc. in collaboration with PJA
Architects & Landscape Architects worked with the Missouri Botanical Gardens to create a
truly unique children’s garden and play area. The goals for the children’s garden were to
stimulate an interest and to educate the children about the world of plants and the
environment through self discovery and play. Site Masters Inc. worked directly with the
Garden’s educational and maintenance staff to assist in the development of play areas
that not only met their educational goals but that could survive in an aggressive play
environment. Much of the focus of the Children’s Garden was on preserving our natural
resources and teaching how nature is the master of recycling.
Missouri Botanical Gardens, St. Louis, Missouri
Contact: Paul Brockmann, Senior Vice President, General Services, phone 314-577-5129,
email: paul.brockmann@mobot.org
Heights Playground
“The Heights Playground” – Site Masters Inc. and Human Nature collaborated with the
citizens and City of Richardson, TX to develop a playground concept that provides a wide
variety of play experience and that celebrates the local landscape. Play elements for pre-
school age children are separated by a rock and sand “stream” that provides a creative
play feature connecting the playground to a nearby creek. The “stream” encourages
children to explore the rocks, water, and vegetation associated with the creek. A large
tower structure offers elevated play and commanding views over the creek and the
surrounding park.
Heights Playground, City of Richardson, TX
Contact: Roger Scott, phone 972-744-4303, Email roger.scott@cor.gov
Highfield
Children’s Garden
“Highfield Children’s Garden” – In collaboration with Jennings, Inc. & Interactive Playco
Site Masters, Inc. worked with the Hamilton County Park District in Cincinnati, Ohio to
create a playful learning environment that encourages children to discover through the
exploration of their environment. The highlight of the garden is the “Discovery Tree” a
treasure trove of kid-sized spaces that beg to be climbed into and explored. It features
several levels, including a tree-top bird’s nest from which children can get a “Bird’s-eye”
view of the garden. The tree contains an array of playful details to discover at every turn,
from a gym shoed termite to a butterfly leaving its cocoon. The roots of the tree create
rooms to explore one of which is a bat cave, complete with bats hanging from the ceiling
and snakes hiding in crevices.
The tree is just the beginning of fun as children are welcomed to “Frog and Toad’s” Pond
complete with a sculpture of Frog and Toad. There are lily pads to play hopscotch on, a
giant Wizard’s hat to climb into, giant mushrooms to sit under, toad stools to sit on, a tree
stump bench to count the rings of the tree, a giant ant hill to climb inside, and a tea house
in Grandma’s scent garden.
Highfield Discovery Garden – Hamilton County Park District – Cincinnati, Ohio
Contact: Tim Zeleck – 513-521-7275
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Geometry
Playground
Inside Geometry: A Mathematical Playground for the Mind and Body – Teri Hendy is
serving as an advisor to the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA to assist in the
development of the Geometry Playground Project. The outcome of this project will
produce a 5,000 s.f. traveling exhibition that combines immersive and hands-on learning
to help museum visitors build geometrical understanding and spatial reasoning skills
through physical and cognitive experiences. Four pieces of the traveling exhibit will be
adapted to be installed in Public playgrounds with the goal to build 10 geometry
playgrounds nationwide. The project also involves researching the ways whole-body
immersive exhibits foster different kinds of learning and the effects of linking the concepts,
representations and the skills practiced in immersive and hands-on exhibits.
Inside Geometry, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
Contact: Tom Rockwell, phone 415-563-7337
Forest Floor Series
Site Masters Inc. collaborated with Landmark Playsis to create a line of “Site Surrounds”
called the “Forest Floor Series”. This series of logs and stumps may be placed in
landscaping or in a playground area to encourage children to explore the life and eco
systems that are naturally occurring on decaying logs. Site Masters is committed to the
belief that children learn through play and that well designed play opportunities encourage
the child to explore their world. The “Forest Floor” series is presently being manufactured
by Artisan Industries.
Contact: Kevin Hale, Artisan Industries, kevin@artisanindustry.com
Baltimore Zoo
“Children’s Zoo” – Site Masters Inc. was responsible for the evaluation of a twenty year old
“tree exhibit” that was considered playground equipment to determine a means of making
the exhibit compliant with today’s industry standards. Site Masters developed an RFQ for
the zoo outlining the nature and scope of the work, prepared construction drawings and
supervised the reconstruction of the exhibit.
Knoxville Zoo
“Cades Cove Playground” – In collaboration with Johnson Architects - This project
involves the design and construction of a unique play environment that represents early
pioneer life in the Smokey Mountains. Play elements include, a natural looking vine
covered bridge over a waterfall, a spider climb and spider web climbing net, a climbing
wall where children come nose to nose with the Billy Goats in the petting zoo, a large
sandbox area, a root cellar with talk tubes, vegetable maze and other interactive exhibits,
a cabin with a variety of climbers and slides. One of the slides begins in the cabin moves
through a wall into the aviary, goes under a water fall and comes back into the play area.
The entire area is designed to be accessible.
Knoxville Zoo – Knoxville, TN
Contact: Scott Osborne, Johnson Architecture – 865-671-9060
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Cox Hall Children’s
Garden
In collaboration with Browning, Day, Mullins & Dierdorf Architects, Indianapolis, Indiana
The children’s garden is a small portion of a very large formal garden and is designed to
allow the children to learn about the plants by interacting with the environment. The play
area is designed to encourage passive, fantasy play. The kind of creative play area that
one comes to and ends up staying all day. No traditional play equipment is used to create
this playground. Natural objects and found materials are used to create climbing and
sliding opportunities. Willow tunnels, raised earth mounds, stream beds with bridges, pine
tree forests, a rabbit hole slide, a well and hand pump station, giant sand box, sun dials
and a miniature village are but a few of the elements that the children will have an
opportunity to explore amid the vegetation.
Browning, Day, Mullins & Dierforf, Indianapolis, Indiana
Contact: Randy Royer, 317-635-5030
West Park
Carmel, Indiana – Farm theme playground in partnership with Schmidt Associates
Architects - Site Masters, Inc. designed two unique play structures specifically for this site.
The main focal point of the park is a farm silo that sits on top of a play mound. At ground
level the silo has a corn climber, a grain chute, a vegetable/kid washer, accessible crawl
tunnel to a ground level slide, a crate climber, a secret cubby with hidden baby pigs, a talk
tube to the upstairs and a scarecrow manipulative panel. From inside the climber a child
may climb up the grain chute to an eight foot high platform. From this platform a child may
access two more tunnel slides, a coil climber and a cow bell interactive play panel.
A tractor play structure was designed to accommodate the needs of the pre-school age
children. The tractor has an accessible stairway up the center of the tractor to a large
platform where a child can sit a steer the tractor and shift the gears before going down the
double-wide slide. A crawl tunnel connects the back tires and an engine gear panel is
accessible from the ground level. The silo and tractor were designed by Site Masters, Inc.
and fabricated by Bolder Play under the direct supervision of Site Masters, Inc.
Carmel-Clay Park District, 317-848-7275
Contact: Craig Flandemeyer, Schmidt Associates Architects, 317-263-6226
Moffitt Village
Archaeology Playground, Hamilton County, Indiana
Phase I - This playground was designed to reflect the lives of the early Indians that
inhabited the Park site. The play structure is a lodge pole building on top of a raised earth
mound that is covered with rubber surfacing material. The mound is representative of the
mound building Indians as is the building. Two concrete slides are cast into the sides of
the mound. A skeleton climber, a boulder climber and rope climb are the climbing and
sliding elements. A section of the mound is cut away to expose an archaeology dig.
Replicas of fossils, bone fragments and pottery shards are cast into the concrete dig. The
lodge pole building is fabricated from concrete sculpted to resemble individual logs and
tree branches. A rattlesnake sculpture, designed by Site Masters is located at the
entrance to the play area.
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Phase II – A giant sand box was created in the shape of Angel Mound. The walls of the
sandbox resemble outcroppings of rock and earth that would be used to construct the
mounds. In the center of the mound is a giant boulder that functions as a wheelchair
accessible sand table. Water comes out of the crevices in the top of the boulder. A giant
mastodon tusk comes out of the sand and into the enclosing wall of the accessible transfer
station letting kids know that this is where you begin to dig. Cast into the bottom of the
sandbox is a mastodon skeleton waiting to be unearthed. Project constructed by Bolder Play
under the direct supervision of Site Masters.
Contact: Al Patterson, Director of Hamilton County Parks, 317-896-5874
Peace Park
Janesville, Wisconsin in collaboration with Interplay Design - This playground was centered
on a riverboat theme. The park site is an old quarry where limestone slabs were cut and
shipped via riverboat all over the country. Using traditional manufactured play equipment in
combination with community built elements, the community was able to build and install a
unique play environment that was consistent with the desired theme. The play elements
include a composite play structure that resembles an old paddle-wheeler with smokestacks;
a boat ramp and dock, a turtle play sculpture and a large mouth bass play sculpture. The
community built the ramps and dock, did all of the ground preparation and pathways,
installed the large slabs of limestone that surround the play area and installed the play
equipment. Select members of the community assisted in sculpting the turtle and fish. The
poured in place rubber surfacing was installed by the park district’s maintenance crew.
Contact: Tom Arie Donch, Interplay Designs, 707-447-8985
WPAFB Child Care
Centers
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Child Care Centers – In collaboration with Edge & Tinney
Architects, Dayton, Ohio and Butt Construction - Site Masters, Inc. was responsible for
designing the play environments for seven separate play areas. The play environments
included traditional play equipment, basketball areas, riding tracks, fantasy play areas,
outdoor classrooms, gardens, sand and water areas, storage buildings and shelters.
Springfield City
Schools
Springfield, Ohio – In collaboration with Lesko Associates
Site Masters has been responsible for designing the outdoor play environments for twenty
playgrounds that are part of new school construction under the auspices of the Ohio School
Facilities Corporation. Site Masters Inc. was responsible for preparing the bid specifications,
reviewing all bids and performing final safety inspections on the completed play
environments.
Contact: Rob Blatchford, Lesko Associates, 440-835-0850
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PlayCore, Inc.
For the past fifteen years Teri has been retained to consult with PlayCore/GameTime’s
product design and development team. The scope of services provided is ASTM and ADA
compliance review, review of product for age appropriateness and function as well as
aesthetics and marketability.
Contact: Tom Norquist, Senior Vice President, 800-457-0573 ext. 5202
Grove Park
Playground
Grove Park Playground – City of Wichita, Kansas
The Grove Park Playground is designed to teach the children about the plants, animals and
people that have lived and continue to live on the prairie. The park is situated along the
Chisholm River and the land was formerly occupied by the Wichita Indians. Site Masters
proposed creating an environment that begins at the beginning of ecological time when the
prairie was covered with the ocean. Fossil imprints representing the ocean floor were
created by art students. These images are imprinted onto the concrete sidewalk located at
the entrance to the park. This is the beginning of the time stream which carries you from one
element to another.
The playground has an Indian Lodge sandbox with fossils and mastodon bones to uncover.
There is a giant bison play sculpture that the children can climb inside and slide out of. A
replica of an old chuck wagon is poised along the Chisholm Trail markers. A farm silo play
structure represents the communities’ dependence on farming.
The second phase of development is to include native prairie grasses and flowers planted to
create small rooms where children can enter to discover the different textures, colors and
smells of the various plants. A dry stream bed is to be filled with ceramic images of plants
and animals that depend on the rain for life. The ceramic images are dull and colorless until
water that pumped by the children spills over it, then the images spring to life just like the
prairie after a rain.
Contact: Larry Hoetmer, City of Wichita Parks and Recreation, 316-973-2014
Contact
Information
Teresa Hendy, President
Site Masters, Inc.
49 St. Andrews Drive
North Bend, Ohio 45052
Phone: 513-460-5916
e-mail: teri@sitemastersinc.com
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Silver Towers Playground
42
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and 12
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Avenues
Silverstein Properties, New York, NY



Teri Hendy of Site Masters Inc. was contracted to
work with Tom Otterness during the development of
the “Reclining Man” sculpture that is located on the
lawn of the Silver Towers in Manhattan. The
sculpture was to be considered playground
equipment and had to meet the recommendations
of the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s
Handbook for Public Playground Safety. Ms. Hendy
worked with the studio to ensure that the finished
piece met the public playground safety standards.

Teri continues to work as a playground consultant
with the Tom Otterness Studio. Currently under
development is a Cone Figure play sculpture for
Ridge Hill, City of Yonkers, NY as well as five
sculptures for a private overseas client.







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Woodland Discovery Playground
Shelby Farms Park, Memphis, TN

The Woodland Discovery Playground is an innovative play area designed by James Corner Field Operations. The
playground re-imagines the way children play and interact with one another, and with nature. The central design
feature is a steel arbor planted with woven willow trees that wind through the site. In the curves of the arbor lie
six themed play nests. The playground contains special ADA play elements, along with features and activities for
children of every age and ability level. The Woodland Discovery Playground has been selected as one of a handful
of projects included in the pilot program for the Sustainable Sites Initiative. Site Masters Inc. was involved as a
playground design and safety consultant working with Field Operations, the General Contractor and Richter
Spielgereate who was the manufacturer of the unique play events.








Contacts: Sarah Weidner Astheimer, RLA
James Corner Field Operations, 212-433-1450, sarah@fieldoperations.net
Mike Hoffman, Flintco, LLC, 901-488-7994, mhoffman@flintco.com
Richter Spielgerate GmbH, Frasdorf, Germany, contact: Florian at Technik@richter-spielgeraete.de
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McLaren Engineering Group
Corporate Overview
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Founded in 1977, McLaren Engineering Group has a 35-year history of providing multidiscipline
consulting engineering services to clients worldwide. Headquartered in West Nyack, NY, with
offices in New York City, NY; Orlando, FL; Baltimore, MD; Meriden, CT; and San Luis Obispo, CA,
McLaren provides premier professional engineering services through seven technical divisions:
Structural…expertise encompasses all aspects of structural
inspection, design and construction, including curtain wall
design. McLaren has worked on over 4,000 building
structures of varying degrees of complexity, including high-
rise buildings, intermodal terminals, and Performing Arts
Centers.


Site/Civil…complete design and construction management
services for all types of civil and site development projects,
including drainage, grading and surveying for large-scale
mixed-use developments, parks and waterfront facilities.
Entertainment…at the forefront of the design of scenic and
entertainment structures, staging, rigging, and show action
equipment. Recent projects include stage sets for the Rolling
Stones, U2, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga tours and the
renowned Cirque de Soleil.


Waterborne Transportation…offers design, permitting, and
construction administration services for all types of waterside
landings and terminals and their upland
facilities/infrastructure. In the Northeast, McLaren has
designed over 50 ferry terminal facilities with associated
upland infrastructure
Marine…provides underwater inspection and condition
assessment services, coastal engineering expertise, and marine
design and construction management of all types of marine
structures including piers, wharves, and bridges. In New York
Harbor alone, our inspection P.E. divers have inspected over 2
million piles over the last decade


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Bridges, Highways, Rail…offers full bridge, roadway and
rail design, bridge inspection/condition assessments, and
construction management services. Clients include many
state and city DOTs and transit industry giants such as the
NYC MTA.


Forensics…responds to calls for expert witness testimony and
provides forensics analysis of failed structures. Recent
examples have included the I-40 Bridge collapse in
Oklahoma, the Queen Isabella Causeway in Texas, and a
super grid collapse in the Atlantic City Convention Center.
Our 125 person staff includes skilled civil, geotechnical, structural, marine, and mechanical
engineers, P.E. licensed underwater inspectors, construction management specialists, specification
writers and CAD designers experienced in the latest computer-aided design equipment and
software. McLaren’s success in providing timely, innovative, and cost effective solutions has led to
steady growth in the size of our divisions. Total McLaren staff forces available to perform work
includes the following disciplines:

15 Administrative 18 Structural Engineers
22 Civil Engineers 6 Transportation Engineers
8 Construction Inspectors 8 P.E. Divers
11 CAD/Drafting Personnel 5 Commercial Divers
10 Marine Engineers 5 Engineer Divers
5 Surveyors 4 Mechanical Engineers
Clients. We have an excellent history of inspection, engineering and design experience working for
both public and private entities. McLaren is currently providing or has recently provided structural
engineering services for clients such as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, NYCDOT,
NYCEDC NYCDOC, NYCEDC, NYSDOT, the Baltimore Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia &
York, Carnival Cruise Corporation, U.S. Gypsum, Cappelli Development, R&D Development, Turner
Construction, Consolidated Edison Company, PSE&G, and the U.S. Navy.
For more information, please visit our website, www.mgmclaren.com, which also contains a
downloadable version of our corporate brochure. If you prefer, you can contact us directly as follows:
Mr. Malcolm G. McLaren, P.E., SECB – President & CEO (845) 353-6400 ext. 328
Mr. William J. McCarthy III – Director of Business Development (845) 353-6400 ext. 354
Email: wmccarthy@mgmclaren.com (845) 353-6509 Fax
M.G. McLaren P.C. d/b/a McLaren Engineering Group
100 Snake Hill Road 330 West 42
nd
Street
West Nyack, NY 10994 New York, NY 10036
EIN# 13-3172836 (212) 548-1440

Our services include feasibility studies; project management; all phases of design (from conceptual to
final); preparation of specifications and cost estimates; value engineering; constructibility reviews; and

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Steven L. Grogg, P.E.
Site/Civil Division Chief
Project Roles: Lead Civil Engineer
Education:
B.S.C.E., Civil Engineering, University of Maryland, 1975
Registrations & Certifications:
Professional Engineer: New York 062708-1; California 50883; Maryland 11677; New J ersey GE31830;
Pennsylvania 057056-E; Delaware 14877
Experience:
Mr. Grogg is Chief of the Site/Civil division and has over 34 years experience encompassing site
development plans, subdivision plans, environmental impact statements, storm water management, and
construction support services. He also has significant expertise in preparation of storm water pollution
prevention plans, utilities and infrastructure - drainage, sanitary and water supply, expert testimony,
parking layout and demand analysis, highway design, traffic signal design, airport design, parking garage
functional design. One of Mr. Grogg’s engineering specialties is the design and layout of walking paths, bike
paths, pedestrian crossings, and associated linkages, and this expertise has been employed in both urban
and rural settings, for public and private clients. His experience includes the following major projects:
Bronx River Greenway Pathway/Bikeway Link; East 180
th
Street and Bi rchall Avenue; Project
Manager for site/civil engineering and surveying services required for the study and implementation of
a one-mile pathway and bikeway link within Bronx Park. The Greenway will connect Birchall Avenue
to 180
th
Street. All designs, including layout, signage and stripping, were prepared in conformance to
applicable State and Federal standards and requirements, such as the Americans with Disabilities
Act, AASHTO, FHWA, and Bronx River Alliance, for the design of bicycle facilities.
Reconstruction of the Battery Park and Perimeter Bikeway; Project Manager for the civil,
geotechnical, and structural engineering services needed to perform preliminary and final design for
landscaping and bikeway improvements within Battery Park. Contract also included preliminary
design for modifications to existing roads, parking areas and paths at the Coast Guard station.
Permitting and construction administration were also provided.
Transmitter Park; Brookl yn, NY; Lead Site/Civil Engineer for this contract involving open space
improvements that include a pier, waterfront esplanade, and a waterfront park with the objective of
giving the community much needed recreational space, connecting residents to the waterfront and
accommodating future ferry service. Services included underwater inspection of timber low-level
relieving platform and concrete seawall, schematic design, and consultation for the proposed park.
Village of Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park; Dobbs Ferry, NY; Lead Site/Civil Engineer associated
with the evaluation of existing riprap condition along the Village’s Hudson River shoreline. Project
also includes design of shoreline stabilization improvements which may include new riprap, and/or
sheet piling; preparation of cost analysis for construction; and meetings with Village Officials.
Construction documents will be prepared and construction administration will be provided.
Demolition of Structures & Construction of a Passive Landscape at Fort Totten, Queens, NY;
Project Manager for the development of a master plan and construction documents associated with
the demolition of 19 buildings and design of a 14-acre passive park. Responsibilities included the
preparation of the park’s site plan, including site grading, drainage system, and stormwater treatment
facilities, as well as providing supporting computations used in the design of the park’s Water Quality
Treatment facility, and construction estimates.
River Barge Park; Carlstadt, NJ; Project Manager for the development design of a marina and
parking area, three new buildings, and an open area pavilion. Storm water management facilities and
site utilities will be designed to support the new site amenities. Responsibilities included layout,
grading, and utility design.
Pelham Pedestrian Safety Study; Pelham, NY; Project Manager for the investigation of pedestrian
safety for students walking along Sanford Boulevard, under the Bronx River Parkway ramp and several
street intersection from the Pelham High/Middle School to offsite recreation fields. The Study, prepared
for the Town and Village of Pelham, Village of Pelham Manor and the School District, addressed
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Luke Daur, LEED AP
Senior Engineer
Project Role: Site/Civil Engineer

Education:
B.S., Civil Engineering, Manhattan College, 1989
Registrations & Certifications:
LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED AP), 2009
Experience:
Mr. Daur has over 18 years of experience in a wide variety of site development and design projects. He
possesses in-depth knowledge of civil and structural design; structural inspection and evaluation; drainage/
stormwater and water quality design; and construction administration. He possesses a specialty in pathway
design and planning and has worked several such projects throughout Westchester. This experience has
made him intimately familiar with all of the issues involved – permitting, funding, stormwater management,
pedestrian bridge design, grading and slopes, surveying, and more. His experience and training in the US
Navy, as well as his practical experience in the civilian engineering world gives him a large pool of
experience and knowledge in all aspects of the engineering industry. Representative projects include:
On-Call Term Agreement for Site/Civil Engineering and Survey Services; NYCDPR; Senior Civil
Engineer for this On-call Agreement with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. As
the Site/Civil consultant to several firms, McLaren has been providing various services, including the
engineering and design support for the following properties: Fort Totten Park, Queens, NY; Bronx River
Greenway Link, 180th Street-Birchall Avenue and 233rd Street Pedestrian Crossing; Soundview Park
Amphitheater, Bronx, NY; Pelham Parkway Mall, Bronx, NY; Rocks and Roots Park, Bronx, NY; and
Baisly Pond Park, located in J amaica Queens. Mr. Daur was heavily involved in preparation of
construction documents, which included obtaining local and state permits, DEC permits, stormwater
management, value engineering, cost estimating, and specification writing.
Structural Evaluation of Crane Install ations for the NYC Department of Bui ldings; Serves as Site
Engineer/ Inspector at various locations throughout New York City. Site observations include: lower
crane erections, routine inspections of tower mast, tie-ins to the building and mast foundations, tower
crane mast jump up and jump down including the installation/dismantling of tie-ins, and tower crane
disassembly.
Emergency Engineering Response at 41-57 Waterview; Staten Isl and, NY; for NYC Department of
Buildings; Civil Engineer assigned to the emergency engineering response team for the erosion of an
earthen slope and collapse of a retaining wall supporting a multi-family residential building. The primary
goal was to stabilize the slope where the wall collapsed in order to prevent further damage and eliminate
the risk of building movement. Also performed routine surveys to ensure emergency crews were not in
jeopardy. Prepared permitting, soil boring logs and a report recommending allowable bearing pressure,
foundation type, groundwater elevations, and specifications for the placement of fill or working of soils. In
addition, designed a long-term solution for the residence that complied with local and federal regulations.
Roseland Port Imperi al, Bldgs. 2 & 3 Settlement Monitoring; West New York, NJ; for Roseland
Properties; Civil Engineer assigned to the subsurface investigation involving soil borings, soil testing,
surveys and installation of two inclinometers. Observed and coordinated all fieldwork. The project goal
was to provide additional monitoring to confirm the stability of Buildings 2 & 3.
Quaker Street Pedestrian Walking Path, Chappaqua, NY; Lead Design Engineer for a ¾-mile
pedestrian sidewalk along a residential segment of Quaker Street/Route 121 in Chappaqua, NY. Mr.
Daur lead the design of the $9 million concrete and interlocking-paver walkway, which extended the local
intermodal network by facilitating connectivity to Metro-North’s Chappaqua Station. The design involved
avoidance of wetlands, employment of ecologically friendly design methods, and working with property
owners adjacent to the walkway. The project also involved the planning and design of three pedestrian
bridges/linkages.
Mountainview at Valhalla; Mt. Pleasant, NY; Civil Engineer for the design of a 48-unit age restricted
residential development. Responsibilities include hydraulic calculations, utility layout and stormwater
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William B. Gorlin, P.E., S.E., SECB
Vice President, Entertainment Division Chief
Project Role: Lead Structural Engineer

Education:
M.Eng., Civil Engineering, Cornell University, 1986
B.S., Civil Engineering, Cornell University, 1985
Registration:
Professional Engineer: New York, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, Wyoming
Professional Structural Engineer: Nevada, Utah, Illinois, Hawaii
Experience:
Mr. Gorlin is a civil/structural engineer with over 24 years of experience in the areas of structural
analysis and design of scenic, entertainment and amusement structures, staging, rigging, buildings,
show action equipment, and other frameworks. Responsibilities include management of division,
engineering design, manual and computerized analysis, project development and coordination, client
relations, detailing, shop drawing review, field inspections, field investigations, review of code
requirements, and specifications writing. He is familiar with local requirements in many national and
international environments. Representative assignments include:
“ Sea Glass Carousel” , Battery Park; New York, NY; Project Manager and principle structural
engineer for custom, multi-axis carousel. This ride features three turntables within a larger
turntable, with more than two dozen “fish” themed rider vehicles. The vehicles move up and
down, plus swivel to create the effect of swimming through the water. The ride features integrated
audio and lighting experience.
Sentosa Crane Attraction–Resorts World; Sentosa, Singapore; Structural Manager for the
feasibility study, concept development, and project design phase of a pair of large mechanized,
animatronic sculptures located on a permanent custom barge set in the bay opposite downtown
Singapore.
Mohegan Sun Casino; Uncasville, CT; Project Manager and Principal Design Engineer for the
design and analysis of a variety of interior architectural themeing elements throughout the casino
for major expansions in 2001 and 2008. Responsibilities included the design of a barrel vault
ceiling, various retail storefronts, beaded canopies and torchieres, as well as performing site
observations of completed work.
Kinetic Atrium at Wynn Casino; Macau, China; Project Manager and Principle Structural
Engineer for concept development phase for a public show in the atrium, in which engineered bid
drawings and specifications were developed. Project Manager for subsequent engineering
design of custom, Kinetic Atrium show-action architectural features, including a lift, turntable,
stage wagons, traversing LED ceiling, chandelier that flies and reshapes, and two sculpted
domes that open into a number of sections.
Cirque du Soleil “ KA” at MGM Grand; Las Vegas, NV; Project Manager and Structural
Engineer of Record for structural and mechanical design services for the decks and supporting
structures of two large-scale mechanized stages as well as engineering services for a variety of
production rigging systems, house arbor guide seismic upgrades, and supports of these rigging
systems. In taking the vision and making it a reality, kinematic studies were performed to assess
varying factors such as geometry, weight, and speed versus horsepower and their relationship to
costs and power requirements. The results are two of the largest pieces of stage machinery ever
produced.
Feature Bar – Cosmopolitan Hotel/Casino; Las Vegas, NV; Project Manager for three story
architectural themeing installation, which creates the world’s largest single chandelier. The
elements include thousands of strings of glass beads on cables draped from level to level, and
supported by suspended tubular “spines” at the ceiling and by mezzanine edges. The 200 spine
tubes are supported by 200+hanger tubes from secondary steel and braced laterally to resist
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Vice President, Entertainment Division Chief
Project Role: Lead Structural Engineer

cable thrust and seismic forces. The Feature also includes tensioned strings, cantilevered hoop
supports for glass beads, and architectural fascia enclosures.
“ Treehouse” for the Crystals at City Center; Las Vegas, NV; Structural Manager for a 65 foot
tall open wood clad, free form sculptural assembly used as a visual icon. It fully encapsulates a
bar at the mezzanine level and contains lighting.
T-Rex Animatronic Figure, Toys R Us; Times Square, NY; As Project Manager and Principal
Design Engineer who provided a strength evaluation of the skeletal framework for a life size
dinosaur, in which the mouth, head, neck and tail all move in life-like motions.
Las Vegas Springs Preserve Museum; Las Vegas, NV; Project Manager for engineering
design of themed rockwork and a variety of exhibit structures in new museum complex.
“ Switch” Restaurant – Encore at Wynn Las Vegas; Las Vegas, NV; Project Manager for
concept development phase for kinetic architectural features in the main dining room, in which
engineered bid drawings and specifications are being developed to change the décor and
atmosphere in full view of the patrons. The décor includes mechanical actuation schemes and
related structural framing for custom features, including moving walls, folding ceiling feature,
multiple chandeliers with folding flowers, sliding panels and large moving draperies.
Architectural Fit-Out at Wynn Las Vegas; Las Vegas, NV; Project Manager for structural
engineering services for the framing and overhead rigging schemes of moving "parasol" styled
hanging elements, and for curved polycarbonate lighting panels with steel framing that surrounds
a chandelier at the north porte cochere of the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. In addition to
structural design, McLaren performed fabrication inspection as well as analysis of several
elements using 3D matrix structural models.
Cirque du Soleil “ Zumanity” at New York, New York Hotel/Casino; Las Vegas, NV; Project
Manager and Principal Design Engineer for the design of custom stage equipment including lifts,
slat lids, and turntables as well as pit framing systems for a thrust stage and stage apron.
Engineered seismic upgrade of rigging system and designed rigging equipment supports.
Included supervision and development of shop drawings and performance of site observations on
completed work.
Various Broadway Theater Structures; New York, NY; Investigated and evaluated existing
facility theatrical features and building structural elements and produced load ratings for more
than a dozen Broadway Theaters. Developed details for reinforcing or strengthening the features
where needed, such as the gridiron, roof, stage floor, rigging points, lighting supports, etc. In
addition, provided recommendations to improve safety by adding guards, improving access, etc.,
and developed details for miscellaneous renovations. Designed new stage floors for nearly a
dozen Broadway theaters. Observed completed work.
Potowatomi Casino; Milwaukee, WI; As Project Manager and Principal Design Engineer
provided design and analysis of interior and exterior themeing elements for new casino.
“ Sky Parade” , Rio Hotel/Casino; Las Vegas, NV; As Principal Design Engineer designed
several large, suspended steel parade floats riding on a track under a casino roof. Performed
shop and site observations. Engineered installation structures.
“ Siegfried & Roy” , Mirage Hotel/Casino; Las Vegas, NV; As Project Manager and Principal
Design Engineer designed a stage set for permanent illusionist and animal show. Project
involved design of a two-story stage lift pulled by cables, collected and pulled by pistons in frames
(one part includes two interchangeable segments). The set also includes a 42-foot-diameter
dome housing long boom that telescopes, rotates, and translates; a 24-foot-diameter ring and two
13-foot-diameter half rings that drop and spin on frames; two offstage lifts, and suspended
translating gantries. Performed site observations of completed work.
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Donald O. Viele, L.S.
Survey Di vision Chief / Principal Surveyor
Project Role: Lead Surveyor

Education:
Mohawk Valley Community College, Survey Technology, 1983
Professional Registrations:
Licensed Land Surveyor: New York #050454-1
Professional Soci eties:
New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors
Software/Equipment Profi ciency:
Site Survey =Simplicity (AutoCADD) Outlook, Windows 98, 2000, XP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Theodolite,
GPS and Total Stations, Levels
Experience:
Mr. Viele has over 27 years of land surveying experience, ten of which as President/Owner/Operator of a
Land Surveying firm in Livingston Manor, NY. His experience incorporates all aspects of the Land
Surveying industry including sub-divisions, boundary surveys, zoning easements, topographic surveys,
Flight Control, Line & Grade, Residential Housing, Commercial Buildings, State Highways and bridges.
He is thoroughly familiar with the requirements of various agencies such as Army Corps of Engineers,
various Departments of Environmental Protection, Departments of Environmental Conservation relating to
wetland delineations, location of wetlands and buffer zones. He has also served as an expert witness in
property disputes and accident cases. Work experience includes:
McLaren Engineering Group:
Survey of in Central Park Playgrounds for Central Park Conservancy Inc. Topographic survey
for seven (7) playgrounds on the west side of Central Park.
Rocks and Roots Park - Construction Stakeout Survey
Bronx River Greenway-233rd St-Pedestrian Bridge, for AECOM, Topographic, Boundary, and
Utility Survey associated with the design of the Bronx River Greenway Pedestrian Crossing at the
233rd Street Bridge.
United Water Haverstraw Water Plant, for CDM. Conducted all of the surveying services needed
by the project team to plan and develop project designs. Surveys included boundary (on land and
under the water), topographic, project site survey (including CSX Rail Road ROW), route, aerial
photogrammetry, hydrographic, property, utility and geotechnical investigations.
West Point USMA United States Army Garrison, for Di Iorio Construction Corp., Topographic
Survey, Utility Survey and CSXT Railroad property survey.
Mariner's Landing, for Black Rock - Building Movement Monitoring; Periodic Settlement Survey,
Manhole Survey
Port Imperial Buildings 2 and 3 Settlement Monitoring, for Rosel and Contractors - Building
Movement Monitoring
India Street Pier, for Sti l esProperty Inc., Topographic, Boundary, Fathometric Surveys and Land
Underwater Issues
Briarcliff Senior Living, Offsite Sewer Survey, Desi gn Development Surveys
Orangetown Warehouse for Creston Electronics, Boundary, Topographic, Parking Expansion,
Wetland Study, Construction Stake Out
NYS Canal s Emergency Inspection and Fathometri c Surveys
Crestwood Lake Dam, Field Surveys
2009-2012 Bridge Inspection and Fathometer Survey Program for Connecti cut Department of
Transportation
Port Liberte Breakwater and Dry Bul khead Structure for Port Liberte Homeowners
Associ ation, Fathometric survey of the channel entrance and survey of landside features.
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Sea Glass Carousel at Battery Park City
Location
Manhattan, New York
Client/Owner
Battery Park Conservancy
Services
Land Surveying
Site/Civil Engineering
Structural Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Bid Phase Support
Construction Admin.
Contract Period
2008-2009

Reference
Weisz +Yoes Architecture
224 Centre Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Claire Weisz
(212) 219-1953
The Battery Conservancy
1 New York Plaza,
Concourse
New York, NY 10004
Pat Kirshner
(212) 344-3491 x13
Project Description
McLaren was retained to provide full site/civil,
structural, mechanical and electrical engineering
services for design of the new Sea Glass Carousel
ride at Battery Park City in lower Manhattan.
Not your ordinary Merry-Go-Round, the
Carousel’s unique design combines modern multi-
axis ride technology with state-of-the-art
multimedia projections, music and lighting.
Patrons will ride inside glittering and rainbow
hued translucent fish, which swim, swoop and
swerve through a simulated underwater
environment.
Key was to design a reliable and safe ride capable
of withstanding the rigors of an outdoor, ocean-
side environment. With a complex but
aesthetically satisfying design that protects its
electric machinery from the elements, the
Carousel is a stroke of technical mastery that
celebrates marine life – one of the project’s
primary catalysts.
McLaren’s Role
McLaren provided structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering for the ride system
while providing the site/civil work for the building site. The firm produced comprehensive
3D models of the ride and coordinated space, geometry and functional issues with the
various disciplines to ensure an integrated design. McLaren also performed motion and
velocity studies to ensure the ride was exciting and interesting while technically feasible.
The ride system includes individual lift and swivel mechanisms for each fish; onboard
turntables that rotate “schools” of the fish in a single grouping; and the main carousel,
which rotates the entire system. The machinery design utilizes electric motors (no
hydraulics), pinion-driven ring bearings, chain drives friction drives and tapered casters.
The center of the ride contains a large slip ring for power and signal distribution. The
structure resists cyclic ride stresses, patron loads, and earthquakes, and the system design
considers the semi-exterior environment in material selection and details of the assembly.
Finally, McLaren produced complete bid documents for the ride, including both
comprehensive design drawings and a technical performance specification. We also
advised on and assisted in the pre-qualification of interested vendors.
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Carousel Model
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Exhibits at Las Vegas Springs Preserve
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Client/Owner
The Nassal Company
Services
Structural Engineering
Contract Period
2005-2007


Reference
The Nassal Company
415 Kaley Street
Orlando, Florida 32806
Mr. Marc Kish
(407) 648-0400
Project Description
The Nassal Company – and several other specialty
contractors – retained McLaren to engineer exhibits,
rockwork environments and signage at the 180-acre
Las Vegas Springs Preserve. The Preserve, a
subsidiary of the Nevada State Museum and Historical
Society, is an interactive museum that takes you
through the history and culture of Las Vegas.
By utilizing live animal exhibits, realistic “natural”
exhibits and habitats, never before seen artifacts, and
hands-on education, the Preserve tells the history, pre-
history, and natural history of the area, as well as the
fragility of nature and our role in protecting it. The complex includes a Desert Living
Center museum area devoted to sustainable living, as well as exterior gardens and a
network of walking paths.
Flash Flood Exhibit
McLaren’s Role
Hired as a structural expert, McLaren provided engineering support for incorporation of the
exhibits, rockwork, and signs into the existing Preserve structure. This coordination of
elements included accounting for the possibility of natural factors such as wind and
earthquakes. It also considered the daily
wear and tear of patron interaction.
Since exhibit design occurred concurrently
with the Preserve’s construction, McLaren
performed a facility impact evaluation to
demonstrate how the structural systems
needed for the exhibits affected the
structure. The need to ensure that all new
systems introduced to the Preserve were
adequately and safely supported was vital.
Another notable design challenge was
mimicking organic shapes and structures using modern technologies and construction
methods. The exhibits and rockwork were constructed using a variety of materials,
including shotcrete, concrete, wood, glass, steel, and aluminum, and the key was to make
the synthetic exhibits look real and, in some cases, replicate the technology of past eras.
Lizard Pit: Construction Phase

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Tree House Sculpture – The Crystals at City Center
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Client/Owner
WestWorks(!)
Services
Structural Analysis
Structural Engineering
Contract Period
2007-2009


Reference
WestWorks(!)
155 Woodward Ave.
South Norwalk, CT 06854
Mr. J ason West
(203) 280-3310
Project Description
“The Tree House” is the sculptural centerpiece of
the new Sobella Retail space of The Crystals at
City Center in Las Vegas. It is housed in an
innovative mall space with angular rooflines and
two stories of shopping. The Tree House is a
free form, wood clad structure that seems to defy
gravity, sitting precariously on a narrow base,
spreading out to envelope part of the mezzanine
floor, and then reaching away from its support to
the skylight above. It appears to be made from
horizontal and vertical slices of curved wood, and
contains illuminated faces. The upper “oculus”
allows light to shine inside the encapsulated bar,
which bulbs out from the mezzanine.
McLaren’s Role
McLaren provided complete structural engineering
for the Tree House structure down to the main
floor, the bulbed-out mezzanine floor, and support
from the roof. The structural design considered
weights of steel, wood cladding, lighting,
electrical wiring, sprinklers, and pendant lighting.
It also considered earthquakes. The irregular
member size and form made the design process extremely challenging – their orientations
were based on aesthetics, not structural efficiency – and the system behaves like a large, 3-D
moment frame.
Each member and connection experiences unique stresses, so each had to be analyzed
individually. The connections of the secondary “ring” members to the primary “vertical”
members were accomplished with bolts inside tapped holes, hiding the connection from view.
Connections consist of four, six, eight, or ten bolts; connections with excessive forces
required field welds. The shallow connection geometry (5” deep holes spaced only 2½” apart
vertically) required stiffener plates to span across the primary members inside the joint,
further complicating fabrication. Electrical wiring, recessed lighting units, and sprinkler
pipes had to be installed along and through members without affecting the clean finished
profiles, further complicating member intersections.
The cantilevered “oculus” needed to be supported from wire ropes at the roof in order to
make the framing work within the size constraints. There are four splayed wire ropes with
turnbuckles, attached via ball joints to the roof truss members and via swivel hoist rings to
the Tree House.
The main floor structure was reinforced to support the Tree House’s weight. The mezzanine
floor was framed with steel beams and a lightweight concrete slab that receives the upper
primary members and delivers these loads onto the mezzanine floor framing. These
connections involved severely curved members bolted via thick base plates onto receiving
beams.
The Tree House is a very ambitious design in which each piece affects every other piece, and
no two pieces are alike. The fabricator produced precise steel and wood elements that fit
perfectly when assembled on site, and the result is a one-of-a-kind sculptural assembly of
“wood” elements that defies gravity.
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Reconstruction of the Battery Park and Perimeter Bikeway
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Project Description
McLaren Engineering Group is
providingQuennell Rothschild Partners
with civil, geotechnical and structural
engineering and related services in
connection with their NYC Department
of Parks contract to develop design and
contract documents for the
reconstruction of areas of Battery Park.
The project will reconstruct the pathing
system in front of Castle Clinton to
provide a great lawn with more open
space. A bikeway will be constructed
along the north perimeter of the park
that will complete the linkage at the South Street Ferry with the West Street greenway.
McLaren is providing full preliminary design and final contract documents for
completion of landscape areas and of the bikeway within the park and started foundation
design for the re-installation of 13 monuments; design for modifications to existing
roads, parking areas and paths at the Coastguard Station; as well as permitting and
Construction Administration services.
The drainage will be designed to comply with the NYS SPDES and the NYCDEP
regulations. Sustainable features, such as bio-retention and rain gardens will be included
in the design.
















Location
Bronx, NY
Client/Owner
Quennell Rothschild Partners
Services
Site/Civil Engineering
Surveying Services
SPDES
SWPPP
Contract Period
2010


Reference
Quennell Rothschild Partners
118 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10011-6514
Mr. Nicholas Quennell
212 929 3330 ext. 214
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Land Surveying Services: Central Park Westside Playgrounds
110294
Project Overview
McLaren was retained by the Central
Park Conservancyto provide services of
a licensed land surveyor to develop
topographic surveys for seven (7)
playgrounds and adjacent landscape,
located on the western perimeter of the
park along Central Park West.

McLaren Role
McLaren, utilizing the services of its Survey Division LandMetrics provided topographic
surveys to support the Central Park Conservancy’s design projects for playgrounds on the
west side of Central Park.
McLaren provided engineering surveys of the parks and adjacent properties which
include the following areas:
W.67
th
Street & W.68
th
Street Playgrounds – project area encompasses 4.8 acres
W.81
st
Street Playground– project area
encompasses 2.2 acres
W.85
th
Street Playground – project area
encompasses 1.8 acres
W.86
th
Street Playground – project area
encompasses 4.9 acres
W.91
st
Street Playground – project area
encompasses 1.9 acres and
W.96
th
Street Playground – project area
encompasses 1.3 acres
The purpose of the surveys was to locate play equipment (posts at grade and structure
outlines) pavement changes, walls, ramps, curbs, fences, benches, tree locations with
diameter at breast height and base elevation, as well as locate visible utilities and
incorporate data on subsurface utilities provided by CPC.
For uses during design and construction,
McLaren provided PK nails near each project
area in accordance with NAD83 and oriented to
Manhattan Borough north. L1/L2 GPS was
used to create control points.
Mapping of the surveys were produced in
accordance with the Production Standards
provided by CPC. After the data was gathered
from the field, McLaren performed a
comprehensive process to ensure the quality of
our work, this includes L1/L2 GPS data post-process using OPUS, Horizontal and
Vertical Datum calculations to bring in local control, calculation reviews and approvals
performed by Sr. Land Surveyor and Final Mapping and Drafting reviews completed by a
NYS Licensed Land Surveyor.
Location
Central Park, NYC, NY
Client/Owner
Central Park Conservancy
Services
Surveying Services
Topographic
Contract Period
2010-2011

Reference
Central Park Conservancy
The Arsenal – 830 5
th
Ave.
New York, NY 10065
Mr. Gary R. Dearborn
212-360-1470
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Firm Profile
CSA Group is a large national consulting firm - consistently among the top 200 engineering design firms
on ENR's annual ranking -with offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, Florida,
Colorado, Puerto Rico, Panama, Brazil, and Argentina.

Locally, CSA has over 50 engineering and technical staff with over 30 years of experience. The size of
the firm is ideal for many projects since it permits the direct participation of the principal(s) and key
personnel to assure the highest quality-engineering product and service. It also permits meeting the
engineering and scheduling challenges for each project. CSA designs and maintains the highest standards
for our deliverables by following our rigorous Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Program.
We are also a NYC and NYS MBE Certified firm.

We also understand the importance of integrating sustainable building design into our projects. The ideal
green building system promotes efficiency, durability and occupant comfort equally. We are committed
to practicing the fundamental principles of energy conservation and smart design that optimize each
building. We have 17 LEED® Accredited Professionals.

Our local capabilities range from feasibility studies to final construction documents, value engineering,
construction inspections and peer reviews.

Mechanical/HVAC
Electrical
Plumbing
Fire Protection/Fire Life Safety Systems
Energy Conservation Measures
Sustainable Design
Commissioning
Technology/Communications

Mechanical / HVAC
CSA's experience with mechanical systems include the design of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning, plumbing, fire
protection, life safety, automatic temperature controls, chillers, central and packaged air- conditioners, refrigeration
power plants, heating power plants including high and low pressure steam, high/medium/low temperature water, gas
fired units, and fuel storage and dispensing systems.

Electrical
CSA's experience with electrical systems includes the design and the preparation of contract documents for electrical
power (including normal, emergency, co-generation plants), lighting design (interior and exterior) for conventional and
Landmark buildings, central controls, life safety systems, fire alarms, telephone systems, paging systems, security
systems (closed circuit TV, infra red sensors, key lock-out, intrusion alarms), computer rooms, and Uninterrupted
Power Source (UPS) systems.

Plumbing
CSA's experience with plumbing systems include the design of water, gas, storm, sanitary, site drainage, and fire
preventive systems, sprinklers (wet, pre-action, deluge, suppression system, and fire standpipes (dry and wet system).

Fire Protection/Fire Life Safety Systems
CSA designs state-of-the-art fire alarm, fire protection system, emergency lighting and emergency power distribution
systems. We work with local authorities having jurisdiction to assure all aspects of fire/life safety systems are in
compliance with local requirements.



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Norman W. Hinsey, P.E., LEED® AP
Project Manager
Technical Expertise
Norman W. Hinsey, P.E. is a Mechanical Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the discipline of mechanical
engineering. His responsibilities include direct involvement in all phases of each project from the preliminary stage to
the completion of construction. He brings years of experience that include design, specifications, and supervision of a
wide variety of A/E projects. He handles day-to-day coordination amongst various trades, and communicates with
clients as well as consultants for project management, coordination and scheduling. His responsibilities as Project
Manager include Project Management/Coordination, Planning and Design. He is also responsible for meeting all
project milestones and following CSA’s stringent QA/QC Plan.


Professional Licenses and
Registrations
Licensed Professional Engineer:
New York #066707
New Jersey #GE37634
Pennsylvania #043470R

LEED® Accredited Professional


Education
Bachelor of Science Degree in
Mechanical Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute



Affiliations
American Council of Engineering
Companies in NY (ACEC)
United State Green Building
Council (USGBC)



Related Project Experience

NYC DPR The High Line Maintenance Facility, New York, NY: Project
Manager for the High Line Maintenance facility and administrative areas in
NYC. The Construction Cost for this project is $13 million. This project is
currently being designed for LEED Silver.

NYC DPR Herman A MacNeil Park, NY: Project Manager for the provision of
incidental services related to the reconstruction of the drainage system at the
park. Scope of work included design of RPZ, meter and water fountain.

NYC DPR Von King Cultural Center, NY: Project Manager for MEP
renovations to the auditorium and Egress.

NYC DPR Collect Pond Park, NY: Project Manager for the provision of
incidental services related to the MEP Design of Collect Pond Park. The
plumbing scope included new site drainage, new site sewer connections, new
water service and backflow preventer, new ground and wall hydrants, and
new drinking fountains.

17 Battery Place-Renovation of 3 Plazas, New York, NY: QA/QC Manager
for designs associated with the renovations of 3 outdoor plazas at 17 Battery
Place.

East 125th Street Firehouse Adaptive Re-use for Community Outreach
Centre, New York, NY: QA/QC Manager responsible for the Historic
Firehouse for local Community Outreach Centre. This project is currently in the
Construction Documents phase and being designed in BIM.
SCA MEP Term CIP Contract: Project & Program Manager responsible for
providing MEP renovations/upgrades at various schools throughout NYC.

Alianza Dominicana, Building Core & Shell, Tenant Fit-out, New York, NY:
Project Manager responsible for providing MEP/FP Engineering design and
construction administration services for this new 6-story building.

AMTRAK, New York & New Jersey: Project Manager for the construction of
a fire standpipe in 26 Miles of NY & NJ rail tunnel.

Oyster Bar & Restaurant, Grand Central Terminal, 89 East 42
nd
Street, New
York, NY: Project Manager and Sr. Mechanical Engineer for code review,
recommendations, design, and construction services of MEP systems.

NYS Office of General Services IDIQ, Various Locations, NY: Project
Manager for the Brookwood Secure Center and NYSIF Sprinkler task order
assignments.
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Edward W. Falsetti, P.E.
Sr. Mechanical Engineer
001505

Technical Expertise

Mr. Falsetti is a proven leader and innovator with over 30 years of experience providing professional engineering
services to governmental, institutional, and industrial clients. He is experienced in the design of air conditioning
systems, chiller plants, boiler plants, and vehicle facility exhaust air systems. Mr. Falsetti is a team player and has
demonstrated the ability to handle all aspects of a project from beginning-to-end, in-and-out of the field. He is
actively involved with conceptual design and planning, cost estimating, and final design. As the Chief Mechanical
Engineer, he is responsible for overseeing the overall coordination of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and CAD
trades. He is also responsible for the assurance of following company's design standards, updating and adhering to
company specifications as well as systematizing ongoing quality control on a day-to-day basis. His responsibilities
include code compliance, document quality review and approval, staff training, development, and evaluation.

Professional Licenses and
Registrations
Professional Engineer
New York (#064402)
Massachusetts
District of Columbia
Arkansas
Rhode Island
Arizona


Education
BS, Mechanical Engineering
State University of New York at
Buffalo (1980)


Professional Affiliations
USGBC, ASHRAE, and the
Practicing institute of Engineers
Professional Experience

NYC Department of Parks & Recreation – The High Line Maintenance
Facility, New York, NY: Sr. Mechanical Engineer for the High Line
Maintenance facility and administrative areas in NYC. The Construction Cost for
this project is $13 million. This project is currently being designed for LEED
Silver.

NYC DPR Von King Cultural Center, NY: Sr. Mechanical Engineer for MEP
renovations to the auditorium and Egress.

CBS Broadcasting, Inc, New York, NY: Sr. Mechanical Engineer for
Replacement of Air Handlers

WCBS News Radio 880 – Sr. Mechanical Engineer for Engineering interior
renovations.

World Wrestling Entertainment Expansion/Renovation, Stamford, CT: Sr.
Mechanical Engineer for the Stud/Planning Portion of TAKE 2. This mission
critical project involves the expansion and renovation of an existing 40,000 SF
structure to approximately 130,000 SF.

NYC Dept. of Parks and Recreation: Sr. Project Manager for John Jay Bath
House, Herbert Von King Park, and Kalser Park, Marine Park Community Center
(LEED).

NYCT 71
st
Street/Continental Avenue Renovation, Queens, NY: Sr.
Mechanical Engineer for the upgrade and expansion of the below grade, 71st
Street Station on the Queens Boulevard Line, to accommodate increased
passenger demands. Construction Cost for this project is $30.5 million.

Engineer of Record and Project Leader for:
Bard College Center for Science, NY
Brandeis University Science Center, MA
Brooklyn Grand Jury Relocation, NY
Brooklyn Supreme Court Reconfiguration, NY
Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, NY
NYPL, Battery Park City Library, NY
World Trade Center Museum Pavilion, NY
NYC School Construction Authority – Erasmus HS, Prospect Heights HS, Wingate
HS, Seward Park HS, and Park West HS
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Corneliu Vinatoru, P.E., PhD
Senior Electrical Engineer

Technical Expertise
Corneliu Vinatoru PE, PhD, is an Electrical Engineer with over 18 years of experience in the discipline of Electrical
Engineering. His duties include design for various types of installations. The electrical systems for which he is
responsible include power distribution, interior lighting, site lighting, fire alarm, elevator recall systems, security
systems, CCTV, communication systems and control systems. The technology systems for which he is responsible for
include voice, data, telecommunications, cabling infrastructure design (LAN, WAN systems) energy management
control systems, television distribution systems; telephone riser and backbone distribution design, security systems
including CCTV and card access design. He is involved in the conceptual, preliminary, final design and execution
phases of electrical aspects of each project.

Professional Licenses and
Registrations
NY Professional Engineer
License #081724


Education
PhD in Control Systems
University of Craiova, Romania
Masters Degree in Electrical
Engineering
University of Craiova, Romania


Affiliations
Institute of Electrical and
Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Municipal Engineers of the City
of New York
New York Association of
Consulting Engineers (NYACE)

Relevant Project Experience:

NYC Department of Parks & Recreation – The High Line Maintenance
Facility, New York, NY: Sr. Electrical Engineer for the High Line Maintenance
facility and administrative areas in NYC. The Construction Cost for this project
is $13 million.

NYC DPR Collect Pond Park, NY: Sr. Electrical Engineer providing MEP
Services related to the Design of Collect Pond Park. The electrical scope
included new electrical service, electrical power and site lighting, and
electrical connections related to pumping stations.

NYC DPR Von King Cultural Center, NY: Sr. Electrical Engineer for MEP
renovations to the auditorium and Egress.

Kenneth P. Lavalle Athletic Stadium, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY: Sr. Electrical
Engineer for the new 7,500 outdoor athletic stadium.

Jamaica Farmers Market, Jamaica, Queens, NY: Sr. Electrical Engineer for
the rehabilitation and addition of this 26,000 SF indoor and 8,000 SF outdoor
space included a food court seating 280 people for an indoor/outdoor
farmer's market, 2
nd
fl. community office space, a landscaped “Farmer's Lane”
to Jamaica Avenue, and an adjacent municipal parking garage.

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, Adaptive Re-use of
East 125th Street Firehouse, New York, NY: Sr. Electrical Engineer
responsible for the adaptive re-use of the East 125th Street Firehouse for
local Community Outreach Centre. This project is currently in the Construction
Documents phase and being designed in BIM.

Empire State Building, 80
th
Floor Observatory, New York, NY: Sr. Electrical
Engineer providing MEP services related to the 80
th
floor observatory project
in the Empire State Building.

World Wrestling Entertainment Expansion/Renovation, 120 Hamilton Ave.,
Stamford, CT: Sr. Electrical Engineer for the expansion and renovation of an
existing 40,000 SF structure. This space will be expanded to approximately
130,000 SF.

NYS Office of General Services IDIQ, Various Locations, NY: Sr. Electrical
Engineer for various task order assignments under this IDIQ.

SCA MEP Term CIP Contract: Project Manager responsible for providing MEP
renovations/upgrades at various schools throughout New York City.


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Angel L. Fernandez, LEED® AP
Sr. Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer

Technical Expertise
Angel L. Fernandez has over 15 years of experience in Plumbing/Fire Protection field drafting and designing, as well
as the coordination of projects, adhering to specifications, and effective interaction with clients. He is responsible for
overseeing the overall coordination of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and CAD trades. He is also responsible for the
assurance of following company's design standards, updating and adhering to company specifications as well as
systematizing on going quality control on a day-to-day basis. He is responsible for the completion of plans and
specifications for all plumbing systems, water, gas, storm, sanitary, site drainage, sprinklers, and fire standpipes for
various types of installations. Required project’s technical tasks are performed such as site surveys, acquiring base
building information, performing appropriate calculations, selecting engineering systems and equipment, designing
and laying out systems and coordinating with other MEP engineering disciplines, CADD and consultants.


Registrations
LEED® AP (2009)

Education
Havana University, Cuba
Bachelors of Science Degree in
Economics
Havana University, Cuba
Masters Degree in Statistical
Mathematics
New York University, New York,
NY,
Major Plumbing Design
Fire Protection Design

Affiliations
American Society of Sanitary
Engineers (ASSE)
National Fire Protection
Association (NFPA)

Relevant Project Experience

NYC Department of Parks & Recreation – The High Line Maintenance
Facility, New York, NY: Senior Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer for the
High Line Maintenance facility and administrative areas in NYC. The
Construction Cost for this project is $13 million.

NYC DPR Von King Cultural Center, NY: Sr. Plbg./FP Engineer for MEP
renovations to the auditorium and Egress.

NYC DPR Herman A MacNeil Park, NY: Sr. Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer
providing incidental services related to the reconstruction of the drainage
system at the park. Scope of work included design of RPZ, meter and water
fountain.

NYC DPR Collect Pond Park, NY: Sr. Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer
Plumbing Services related to the MEP Design of Collect Pond Park. The
plumbing scope included new site drainage, new site sewer connections, new
water service and backflow preventer, new ground and wall hydrants, and
new drinking fountains.

NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Requirements Contract: Sr.
Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer for providing feasibility studies, design and
construction management services for the reconstruction of boiler and heating
systems for 16 locations n NYC. i.e. Highbridge Playground, Central Park
Rambles, Astoria Park Comfort Station, Van Courtland Mansion, Bronx, NY.

Jamaica Farmers Market, Jamaica, Queens, NY: Sr. Plumbing/FP Designer
for the rehabilitation and addition of this 26,000 SF indoor and 8,000 SF
outdoor space included a food court seating 280 people for an
indoor/outdoor farmer's market, 2
nd
fl. community office space, a landscaped
“Farmer's Lane” to Jamaica Avenue, an adjacent municipal parking garage,
and the widening and replacement of the sidewalk with tree planting along
160th Street.

Coney Island Comfort & Lifeguard Stations and Shade Pavillion, Coney
Island, NY: Sr. Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer for the Coney Island
improvements which included brand new comfort stations, a lifeguard station
and shade pavilions. These provide the necessary amenities for millions of
visitor’s every year.

AMTRAK Tunnels, NY & NJ: Senior Plumbing/Fire Protection for Plumbing
and fire protection design for 15 miles of tunnel between NY and NJ.

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NYC DPR A/E IDIQ
MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS
FACILITY FOR THE HIGH LINE PARK
Owner:
The City of New York
Department of Parks and
Recreation
Architect:
Beyer Blinder Belle
RPBW - Renzo Piano
Location:
Washington & Gansevoort
New York, NY
Construction Completion:
2013
Construction Cost:
$13,000,000
Role:
Subconsultant
Services:
Energy Modeling
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Plumbing Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering
Design and Construction
Administration Services
This NYC Department of Parks and Recreation project will provide a
centralized facility for maintenance and operations, public comfort
stations, a visitor information kiosk, and offices of Friends Of The
High Line, as well as a new restaurant adjacent to the High Line Park
at Washington and Gansevoort Streets in the Meat Packing District.
The environmentally conscious facility is being designed with the
goal of achieving a Silver LEED certification. The four-story, 26,000-
sq. ft. Maintenance and Operations Facility shares southern and
western boundaries with the new Whitney Museum of Art building
designed by Renzo Piano as a series of set-back terraced galleries.
The building connects to the High Line to provide public access to
the comfort stations and information kiosk. The Friends Of The High
Line offices and meeting room occupy the 4
th
floor. A glass enclosed
restaurant will extend out from the building under the High Line.
Energy recovery units and high efficiency HVAC equipment will
achieve a 30% reduction in energy usage.
CSA Group is providing the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire
protection design and construction administration services, and
energy modeling.
Rendering by RPBW & BBB
Existing Conditions
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J. HOOD WRIGHT PARK RECREATION,
COMFORT STATION, PLAYGROUND &
COURT GAME
Client:
NYC Department of Parks &
Recreation
Location:
351 Fort Washington
Avenue
Washington Heights, NY
Construction Date:
1999
Construction Cost:
$3,891,000
Services:
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Plumbing Engineering
Design Documents
Bid Documents
Construction Services
A newly rejuvenated J . Hood Wright Park recreation center was reopened on
May 24, 1999. The recreation center has facilities for senior citizens that
consist of treadmills, billiards, table tennis, and other recreational equipment for
energetic users, for a fee. A play area for children with tables and chairs is also
available. CSA Group provided design and construction management services
for all mechanical, electrical, plumbing related engineering systems.
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COLLECT POND PARK
RECONSTRUCTION
CSA Group was contracted as a subconsultant to provide any incidental mechanical,
electrical, plumbing and fire protection design and construction services related to the
NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Civil Engineering design requirements contract.
The purpose of this project was for the reconstruction of Collect Pond Park. CSA Group provided
all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering design and construction
administration services related to this project. Our scope of work included the following:
HVAC:
New Ventilation system for the Pond Water recirculation pumping Station
Demolition of an existing abandoned refrigerant discharge pipe
Plumbing:
New Site Drainage System
New Site Sewer Connections
New Water Service with Central Backflow Preventer
New City Water connections to Interactive Ground Sprays
New City Water Connections to the Irrigation System with local Backflow Preventer
New Drinking Fountains
Fire Protection:
Relocation of the Existing Underground Facility
Electrical Design:
New Electrical Service
New Underground Conduit and Wiring Distribution for Power and Site Lighting
New Electrical Connections to the Pond Recirculation Pumping Stations
Permit Applications:
Preparation and submission of all permit applications necessary to gain approvals from the
required agencies for MEP associated work.
Client:
NYC Department of Parks &
Recreation
Location:
Five Points
New York, NY
Completion Date:
2010
Construction Cost:
$4,100,000
Services:
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Plumbing Engineering
Design Documents
Bid Documents
Construction Services
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HERMON MACNEIL PARK
RECONSTRUCTION OF DRAINAGE
SYSTEM
Client:
NYC Department of Parks &
Recreation
Location:
College Point
Queens, NY
Completion Date:
2009
Construction Cost:
$676,000
Services:
Mechanical Engineering
Plumbing Engineering
Design Documents
Bid Documents
Construction Services
CSA Group was contracted as a subconsultant to provide any incidental
mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design and construction
services related to the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Civil Engineering
design requirements contract.
The purpose of this project was to eliminate the sewage back-up in the lawn area
and to correct the drainage problem in the playground adjacent to the comfort
station. Sewage back-up in the lawn area occurs when the comfort station facilities
are heavily used (this usually occurs when there is an event on the plaza). The
drainage problem in the playground has been attributed to a blockage of the storm
sewer outfall into the bay.
Also, the comfort station needed to be brought to into ADA compliance. The
existing entrances into the restrooms were not wide enough to accommodate
wheelchairs.
The park’s infrastructure (i.e. the sewers and comfort station) were restored to
handle the intended capacity that was originally intended. The comfort station in
particular was designed to meet current ADA standards with minor beautification
done to the exterior.
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CONEY ISLAND COMFORT &
LIFEGUARD STATIONS
Client:
The Coney Island
Development Corporation/
The City of New York
Location:
Brooklyn, NY
Completion Date:
2002
Construction Cost:
$7,500,000
Services:
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Plumbing Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering
Design & Construction
Services
The historic Coney Island area of Brooklyn hosts a long tradition of family
activities that include the famous boardwalk, ocean beach and amusement
parks. In fact, Coney Island is synonymous with Nathan’s Famous hot dogs.
As part of the Coney Island Boardwalk Improvements campaign serving this
area, the City of New York has been improving the area’s facilities to make the
public feel more comfortable and to enjoy all the amenities that Coney Island
has to offer. CSA was proud to be a part of a team that helped in this
improvement effort.
Improvements included new comfort stations, a lifeguard station and shade
pavilions. These provide the necessary public amenities for the millions of
visitors to the famous boardwalk, beach and amusement park.
CSA Group was in charge of the design of the Mechanical, Electrical and
Plumbing systems for three new comfort stations as well as a new lifeguard
station.
These buildings were designed to resemble an upside-down boat with roof
overhangs to shield visitors from sun and rain. These buildings are fully
accessible and include ramps between the boardwalk and beach.
On November 2002, the consultant team received an Award of Recognition
by the Concrete Industry Board, Inc.
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Vijay Desai
Principal

Education:
B.S. Civil Engineering
University of Baroda, India
Professional Affiliations:
ASPE – American Society of
Professional Estimators

ASCE American Society of
Civil Engineers – 1985

AACEI Association for the
Advancement of Cost Engineering
Mr. Desai has over 40 years of experience preparing estimates on all construction trades and in the
preparation of construction costs. His company has been providing Construction Cost Consultancy
services to his clients in the tristate area and throughout North East America since 1984. Vijay is
responsible for and has been personally involved with all projects which have emanated from his
offices in both New York and New Jersey; these projects include airports, banks, bridges, museums,
office buildings, healthcare facilities, educational facilities, religious facilities, parking garages,
transit/rail facilities, recreational areas, theaters, tunnels and wastewater treatment plants. VJ
Associates’ list of clients include NJSCC, DASNY, MTA, LIRR, Metro North, Port Authority of NY & NJ,
NYC SCA, NYC EDC, NYC DEP, NYS OGS and the GSA. Services provided have included prebid cost
planning and estimating, including lifecycle cost analysis and value engineering, cost control during
the construction phase, financial negotiation at project closeout and whole project scheduling.

Key Projects:

Greenpoint Park – Flushing, NY
Sr. Estimator for the construction of a new park located on the former site of WNYC radio station and a ferry
terminal along the waterfront in Brooklyn. This park plan contains grassy areas, a café, constructed marshlands, a
pedestrian pier and connecting bridges to form a boardwalk surrounded by floating wetlands. The scope of work
included demolition, site grading, esplanade, walkways, and terrace paving, retaining walls, esplanade bridges,
landscaping, lighting, water service, drinking fountains, site utilities, site furnishings, and shade structures.

Hunter’s Point South Infrastructure – Provided cost estimating services for the development 30acres of
land located along the East River in Long Island City, NY. The Master Plan, produced by the NYC EDC, includes
"five million square feet of housing, local retail, community facilities, and a new public school." Also included in
the plan are 11acres that have been set aside for the development of a waterfront park. Some of the more
challenging elements specific to this project include sanitary sewer, drainage and outfall reconstruction,
unconventional storm water management, and bulkhead/shoreline reconstruction.

The High Line Master Plan & Design – Redevelopment of dilapidated elevated railway into parks and
public spaces. Project includes landscaping, custom lighting, furniture, viewing spurs, water features, public
access (elevators & stairs), playgrounds, paving, site drainage and flyover bridge.

Fulton Mall Streetscape Urban planning and design and engineering services for the Fulton Mall
Streetscape and Secondary Project Area. The project includes landscaping, lighting (pedestrian & roadway),
kiosks, wayfinding & signage, street furniture, trash receptacles, transportation issues, bike parking, telephone &
public address systems.

Queens West Stages 2 & 4 – Waterfront development including parks, recreation, streetscapes, a
waterfront esplanade, bicycle paths, roadways, retail spaces and residential buildings.

Buffalo Inner Harbor Project $15 million project for improving the Buffalo waterfront area, which
included road widening, esplanade & plaza areas, naval museum, visitor’s center and the relocation of several
memorial structures.

Bush Terminal Piers – Provided cost estimating services from conceptual through construction document
phases for a recreational site located at the Bush Terminal Piers, a dormant brownfield site located in the Sunset
Park area of Brooklyn. This project is part of a larger waterfront redevelopment effort to balance the economic
and recreational needs of the city.

East River Waterfront Esplanade & Piers Project – New York, NY
Managerial Estimator for the redevelopment of a 2mile portion of the East River Waterfront Esplanade & Piers
to include a walkway/bikeway, parks, railings, enhanced lighting, landscaping, fishing piers, planters, arbors, and
open spaces including pavilions to be used for a variety of social interactions (farmers’ market, performances,
exhibitions, etc). The FDR Drive will also be cladded for soundproofing.

City of Troy – Riverfront Master Plan – Troy, NY
Managerial Estimator Providing cost estimating services for the redevelopment of Riverfront Park in the City of
Troy, NY. The purpose of this project is to reconnect the historical riverfront with downtown areas of the city,
provide residents with safer and more enjoyable public space and waterfront access, and will meet the
requirements for large ship docking.

Sherman Creek Waterfront Master Plan – New York, NY
Managerial Estimator Providing cost estimating services for the Sherman Creek Waterfront Master Plan. The
overall project goal is to reestablish waterfront access to residents of NYC living along the Harlem River.
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Chongba Sherpa, AVS,
LEED AP
Sr. Estimator

Education:
M. Eng. Construction Engineering
and Management, University of
Michigan

BS Civil Engineering Regional
Institute of Technology,
Jamshedpur, India


Professional Affiliations:
American Society of Civil
Engineers
Mr. Sherpa has extensive experience in cost estimating, CPM Scheduling, and Value Engineering.
Chongba holds LEED AP and Associated Value Specialist certifications. He is highly proficient with
BIM Based Estimating utilizing REVIT Architecture, Sage Timberline, and Primavera. He has extensive
experience in field inspection, design, construction management and general cost estimating in both
public and private sectors. Chongba has been a key estimator for many of our urban development
projects providing estimating services from Conceptual thru 100% Construction Documents. He acts
as a liaison with architects and engineers to obtain all necessary information to provide accurate
cost estimates and obtains current material pricing through constant vendor contact.

Key Projects:
Greenpoint Park – Flushing, NY
Sr. Estimator for the construction of a new park located on the former site of WNYC radio station and a ferry
terminal along the waterfront in Brooklyn. This park plan contains grassy areas, a café, constructed marshlands, a
pedestrian pier and connecting bridges to form a boardwalk surrounded by floating wetlands. The scope of work
included demolition, site grading, esplanade, walkways, and terrace paving, retaining walls, esplanade bridges,
landscaping, lighting, water service, drinking fountains, site utilities, site furnishings, and shade structures.

Hunter’s Point South Infrastructure
Sr. Estimator for the development 30acres of land located along the East River in Long Island City, NY. The
Master Plan includes "five million square feet of housing, local retail, community facilities, and a new public
school." Also included in the plan are 11acres that have been set aside for the development of a waterfront
park. Some of the more challenging elements specific to this project include sanitary sewer, drainage and outfall
reconstruction, unconventional storm water management, and bulkhead/shoreline reconstruction.

East River Waterfront Esplanade & Piers Project – New York, NY
Sr. Estimator for the redevelopment of a 2mile portion of the East River Waterfront Esplanade & Piers to include
a walkway/bikeway, parks, railings, enhanced lighting, landscaping, fishing piers, planters, arbors, and open
spaces including pavilions to be used for a variety of social interactions (farmers’ market, performances,
exhibitions, etc). The FDR Drive will also be cladded for soundproofing.

Coney Island Streetscape – Brooklyn, NY Sr. Estimator for the refurbishment of the streetscapes in
Coney Island including the amusement properties and surrounding areas. Project includes landscaping, urban
design, lighting, public art & sculpture, traffic planning, signage and historical restoration.

Queens Plaza Bicycle & Pedestrian Improvement Project – Queens, NY
Sr. Estimator for the demolition of existing roads and sidewalks, tree removal, streetlight removal, removal of
contaminated soil, a new bikeway, new plaza with precast concrete pavements, walkways, wetland mitigation,
vegetation and maintenance & protection of pedestrian and vehicle traffic at a critical juncture between Queens
and New York City.

The High Line Master Plan & Design – New York, NY
Sr. Estimator for the redevelopment of old elevated railway into parks and public spaces. Project includes
landscaping, custom lighting, furniture, viewing spurs, water features, public access (elevators & stairs),
playgrounds, paving, site drainage and flyover bridge.

Fulton Mall Streetscape – Brooklyn, NY Sr. Estimator for urban planning and design and engineering
services for the Fulton Mall Streetscape and Secondary Project Area. The project includes landscaping, lighting
(pedestrian & roadway), kiosks, wayfinding & signage, street furniture, trash receptacles, transportation issues,
bike parking, telephone & public address systems.

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Cultural District Public Space Streetscape – Brooklyn, NY
Sr. Estimator for the conversion of currently vacant parking lots and underutilized property into affordable space
for nonprofit visual, performing, media and other art group to create & present their work.

Fresh Kills Urban Development Project – Staten Island, NY
Sr. Estimator for the redevelopment of an old landfill into 2,200 acres of parks & public spaces. Phase I is for
ground roadways, viaducts & bridges.

Willets Point Greenway Bicycle & Pedestrian Connections Study
This project which focuses on documenting the routes/locations, and conditions of existing and proposed
pedestrian and bicycle ways (including greenways) and facilities in the vicinity of Willets Point, Queens. Study
area includes Willets Point/Shea Stadium area, Flushing Meadow Corona Park, College Point Blvd., and Flushing
Bay Promenade.
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