Old Structures Engineering

Our Research

More information on The Structure of Skyscrapers, my history of the development of tall-building structural technology put to 1900, is at the link above. Or click on the book cover below. More information on City of Brick and Steel, our guide to the structure of buildings in New York City, is at the link above. …

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Lucy Moses Award: Belvedere Castle

I’ve written about Belvedere a lot, partly because it’s one of my favorite projects of the last few years and partly because it’s a unique structure and therefore posed unique challenges. A summary of my previous posts is here – Belvedere Castle – along with some vintage photos and some construction photos. Our work, performed …

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Behind the Scenes

Old Structures is tinkering with some of the machinery that keeps our web presence running. The website will remain up at its main address (oldstructures.nyc) and our regular emails will be functioning at the ” @oldstructures.nyc ” addresses. The .com website and emails will be down for the next day or so. Don’t worry, we’re …

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