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Spring 2012



20th Anniversary Logo 






MSA Sponsors


Annual Conference


June 3-6, 2012


Charting a Course for the Future


Visit us at Booth 106



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Take a Virtual

Green Tour of


MSA's Headquarters


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LEED Update


MSA's Headquarters


 as of May 1, 2012


51% Less Energy 

56% Less Water

53% Less Waste

35% Solar Power

9 Tons less CO2






MSA tapped for Unique Energy Saving Contract


7.35 Million Capital Improvement Project OK's at Zero Cost to Taxpayers


An exciting, multi-million dollar capital improvement project - under the auspices of Michael Shilale Architects, LLP (MSA), a growing New City, NY architectural engineering firm - is about to begin construction in Rockland County.


The energy efficiency capital improvements for North Rockland's 10 schools (recently approved by NY SED) involved careful analysis of numerous factors. Boosted by Governor Cuomo's innovative clean energy and environmental initiatives, the resulting recommendations made by Michael Shilale Architects achieved cost-savings that will foot the bill for the entire project. Happy news for tax-weary North Rockland residents!

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Michael Shilale Architect's Receives Accolades for Innovative, Functional Design


"Best Practice" Senator Thomas P. Morahan Wellness Center Serves Community Needs



 Morahan Wellness Center

An important new facility - The Senator Thomas P. Morahan Wellness Center, located in Valley Cottage, NY - reflects MSA's dedication to details. The Center which provides valuable preventative, supportive, treatment and advocacy services to children, families, and adults, has received numerous accolades for its creative design, use of space and functionality.

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Michael Shilale teaches Sustainable Housing and Building Green to the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors



Recently Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED taught a class in sustainable design at the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Rockland County Office. Michael Shilale believes integrating high performance design and technology can deliver incredible results at little or no cost. Titled "Sustainable Housing and Building Green, What Agents Should Know," agents explored sustainable strategies that save energy, reduce carbon emissions, and improve the relationship between our built and natural environment. 


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Michael Shilale Architects, LLP (MSA), an eight person architectural engineering firm founded in 1991, is committed to protecting and preserving the environment through their design work. We help our clients solve their building problems, protect their assets and investments, build under budget, and realize their vision. MSA serves a educational, municipal, commercial, and residential client base, throughout New York and New Jersey.  For more information, please call 845-708-9200, or visit their website  at