daSILVA Architects converted a historic 18,000 SF gymnasium, built in 1924 and designed by Grosvenor Atterbury, into a new facility for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with autism. Located on the 165 acre Bloomingdale campus of the NYPresbyterian Hospital, the space is designed as a "treatment village," with activity and consultation rooms flexibly outfitted for use by small children and toddlers as well as by adolescents and adults. READ THE ARTICLE
daSILVA Architects, P.C. and Anton Martinez, a member of the Firm announce that Mr. Martinez is leaving daSILVA Architects, P.C. to explore new opportunities. Mr. Martinez will continue his practice with the daSILVA Group, a prior affiliate of daSILVA Architects, P.C. The daSILVA Group will be opening an office in Greenwich, CT in the near future. On behalf of daSILVA Architects, P.C. we wish Mr. Martinez well in his endeavors
Jaques Black participated in last year's Walk Now For Autism Speaks organized by the NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester. He is a "grand" member having raised $2,291 out of a total of $800K. www.autismspeaks.org
THE HEIFER FOUNDATION
Through an employee led initiative, we support the Heifer Foundation, which helps international communities to combat hunger and poverty by providing them with the tools to rebuild their villages and families. www.heiferfoundation.org
daSILVA employees are encouraged to actively participate and volunteer for industry associations such as: American Institute of Architects (AIA), New York Society for Health Planning, Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and American Society of Hospital Engineers (ASHE).
Department of Building randomly select daSILVA Architects for an energy audit. They have asked our permission to use daSILVA's drawings as an example of energy compliance in future publications.