Blog

20 Things You Didn't Know About Caroline Lama

October 23, 2017 | Building Envelope

For this month's Q&A, I learned a fair share of fun facts about Caroline Lama, and I am happy to share them with all of you!

Read More

Recognizing the Great Opportunities Existing Buildings Present

October 05, 2017 | Building Envelope

Responding to Recent Disasters

20 Things You Didn't Know About Conor Clark

September 19, 2017 | Building Envelope

We are bringing you another Q&A session - this time with Conor Clark, a Senior Inspector within Vidaris' Existing Buildings team.

Read More

5 Things You Need to Know about FISP

February 16, 2017 | Building Envelope

 

1. What is FISP? 

FISP, previously named Local Law 11/98, stands for Facade Inspection Safety Program.

It requires all buildings over 6 stories tall to undergo a periodic inspection where a licensed professional engineer or registered architect looks at ALL exterior walls and appurtenances (appurtenances include, but are not limited to, exterior fixtures, flagpoles, signs, parapets, railings, copings, guard rails, window frames [including hardware and lights], balcony enclosures, window guards, window air conditioners, flower boxes and any equipment attached to or protruding from the façade.)

Read More

Exterior Wall Construction Typology

January 30, 2017 | Building Envelope

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Exterior Facade Types 

Read More

2016: 12 Major Moments

As we close out the year we decided to take a moment and reflect on some of the major moments in Commerical Real Estate and the A/E/C industry. 

Read More

You Are Never Going to Believe These Before and After's of NYC Buildings

November 30, 2016 | Building Envelope

Check out these 5 Before & After restoration projects our team has provided services for, including restoration, historic preservation, overclad and reclad consulting. 

Read More

3 Projects Win Awards at Council on Tall Buildings

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)  announced the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards. Vidaris is proud to have been a building envelope and sustainability consultant on three of the awarded projects. Congratulations to all who worked so hard on these projects! 

Read More

Topping Out: 45 East 22nd Street

This 65-foot tower in the Flatiron District has topped out at 777 ft tall. 

Read More