MSA wins AIA Design Award for Tendler Independent Living Center


November 14, 2006

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New City  NY -  Michael Shilale Architects, LLP has received a Design Award for their work on the Paul J. Tendler Independent Living Center in New Hempstead, NY. 

Presented at the Fisher Performing Arts Center of Bard College,  Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED was pleased to accept this award at such a spectacular building.  Designed by world renouned architect, Frank Gehry, the Fisher Center is, according to Shilale, sculpturally magnificant. 

The jury commended the Tendler Center for "elimination of physical barriers, the breakdown of scale and the attempt to create a “home-like” environment." 

Michael Shilale Architects, LLP, an eight person architectural engineering firm founded in 1991, serves an educational, institutional, municipal, commercial and residential client base, from Manhattan to Monticello, including Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, Westchester and Nassau counties, in New York, as well as Bergen County, in New Jersey. For more information, please call 845-708-9200, or visit their website at,