DeSimone Awards

2018
520 West 28th Street
2018 ACEC New York Engineering Excellence Platinum & Diamond Awards
The Modern
2018 NJCAA Merit Award

Firm Awards

  • Build Magazine Global Excellence Awards – Best International Engineering Firm, Florida
  • Build Magazine Architectural Innovation Awards – Best High-Rise Structural Engineering Firm & Most Innovative Structural Engineers
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms – Ranked #297
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Southeast Top Design Firms – Ranked #84
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Southwest Top Design Firms – Ranked #49

Project Awards

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

  • AHEAD Awards – Best Urban Hotel, New Build

520 West 28th Street

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Diamond, Building Technology System & Platinum, Structural System
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) New York – Best Residential/Hospitality Project

Faena Arts Center

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Silver, Structural System

Grove at Grand Bay

  • USGBC – South Florida Region Gala Verde Award – Most Outstanding Green Residential

The Modern (South Tower)

  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) – Merit Award

Public Hotel (at 215 Chrystie)

  • AHEAD Hospitality Awards – Best Lobby & Public Spaces

Resorts World Las Vegas

  • Build Magazine Architecture Awards- Best Entertainment & Hospitality Venue Design

Statue of Liberty Museum

  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) – Green Apple Award
2017
100 East 53rd Street
2018 ACEC New York Engineering Excellence Platinum Award
ARO (242 West 53rd Street)
2018 American Architecture Prize – Tall Building Design Award
City Point
2018 ULI Awards – Finalist, Excellence in Mixed Use Development
Madison Square Park Tower
2018 ACEC New York Engineering Excellence, Silver Award
Shangri-La at the Fort
MPIM Asia Award - Best Hotel & Tourism Development

Firm Awards

  • BD+C Magazine Top 30 Hotel Engineering Firms – #3
  • BD+C Magazine Top 40 Retail Engineering Firms – #40
  • BD+C Magazine Top 40 Multifamily Engineering Firms – #4
  • BD+C Magazine Top 45 Green Engineering Firms – #13
  • BD+C Magazine Top 60 Office Engineering Firms – #51
  • BD+C Magazine Top 60 Engineering Firms – #18
  • Concrete Industry Foundation (CIF) Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award, Vincent DeSimone
  • Construction Week Power 100 Annual Ranking – #89, Ahmed Osman
  • Crain’s New York Largest Engineering Firms – #20
  • Engineering News Record(ENR) Top 500 Design Firms – #46
  • Middle East Construction News Power 100 Ranking – Ahmed Osman #89
  • Middle East Consultant Awards – Structural Engineering Company of the Year (3rd Consecutive Year)
  • San Francisco Business Times – Largest Bay Area Engineering Firms – #48
  • The Skyscraper Museum – Making History Award

100 East 53rd Street

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Excellence Awards – Platinum Award, Structural Systems

215 Chrystie Street

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit

520 West 28th Street

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit
  • Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) New York Awards – Project of the Year

860 Washington Street

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Best New York Region Project Awards – Award of Merit, Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Category

ARO (242 West 53rd Street)

  • American Architecture Prize – Architectural Design Award, Tall Building Category

City Point

  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Awards – Finalist, Excellence in Mixed Use Development

Faena Arts Center

  • B+DC Magazine Building Team Awards – Silver
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – New Buildings 100,000sf to 500,000sf Category

Grove at Grand Bay

  • Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards – Building of the Year Southeast
  • Architizer A+Engineering Awards – Jury Winner & People’s Choice
  • Interior Design Magazine Best of Year Awards – Best Luxury Condominium
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Engineers Choice

Honeycomb Albany

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Global Best Project Awards – Award of Merit

Madison Square Park Tower (45 East 22nd Street)

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Excellence Awards – Silver, Structural Systems

Panorama Tower

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Best Southeast Region Project Awards – Award of Merit

P.S. 62, The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability

  • Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) New York Awards – Excellence Award
  • Urban Land Institute New York (ULI NY) Awards – Excellence in Institutional Development
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Awards – Global Awards for Excellence, Finalist

Scarlet Pearl Casino

  • Observer Covey Awards – Best Hotel

Shangri-La at the Fort

  • MPIM Asia Awards – Best Hotel & Tourism Development

Statue of Liberty Museum

  • Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards – Honorable Mention, Unbuilt Landscape
  • International Design Awards – Silver
  • Interior Design Magazine Best of Year Awards – Best Luxury Condominium
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Engineers Choice

Surf Club Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit (Out of Area)

The Eugene

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit

The Hub

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit
2016
170 Amsterdam
ACEC New York Engineering Excellence, Diamond Award
Al Hilal Bank Tower
Build Magazine Architecture Awards - Best Commercial High-Rise Design
Grove at Grand Bay
ACEC New York Engineering Excellence, Platinum Award
Jersey City Urby
NJCAA Concrete Excellence Awards - Grand Prize
Millennium Boston
CRSI Honors, High-Rise Development Award

Firm & Leadership Awards

  • Middle East Consultant Awards – Structural Engineering Company of the Year
  • Build Magazine Architecture Awards – Structural Engineering Firm of the Year, United Arab Emirates

Project Awards

50 West

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit

100 East 53rd Street

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Honors Award

170 Amsterdam

  • Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) New York Awards – Award of Excellence
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Excellence Awards – National Recognition Award
  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Regional Excellence Awards – Diamond Award, Structural Systems

520 West 28th Street

  • 6sqft – Building of the Year Award

Al Maryah Tower

  • Construction Week Awards – Commercial Project of the Year
  • Build Magazine Architecture Awards – Best Commercial High-Rise Design, Abu Dhabi

Avalon Willoughby Square

  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) – Honors Award

David Zwirner Gallery

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York Design Awards

Faena Arts Center

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Best Southeast Region Project Awards – Best Cultural Project, Faena Forum
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Honors Award

Grove at Grand Bay

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Miami-Dade Awards – Project of the Year, Honorable Mention
  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Excellence Awards – Platinum Award, Structural Systems
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Honors Award

Honeycomb Albany (Building 1)

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit, Out of Area

International Gem Tower

  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Ideas2 Awards – National Certificate of Recognition

Jersey City Urby

  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) Awards – Grand Award

Marbella South

  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) Awards – Merit Award

Madison Square Park Tower (45 East 22nd Street)

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) – Excellence Award
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Honors Award

Millennium Tower Boston

  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Honors Award

P.S. 62 – The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability

  • Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Building Awards – Best Green Project
  • Architizer A+Engineering Awards – Primary & High Schools Category Winner
  • The Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards – Honorable Mention, Building of the Year
  • American Institute of Architects New York (AIA NY) Design Awards – COTE Environment Awards
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Best New York Region Project Awards – Best Green Project
2015
70 Columbus
2015 NJCAA Merit Award
Allianz Tower Istanbul
CTBUH Tall Building Awards - Finalist, Best Tall Building
International Gem Tower
ACEC New York Engineering Excellence, Gold Award
The New School University Center
AIA New York Design Awards - Architecture Merit Award & Top Green Project

Firm Awards

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms – #297
  • Middle East Consultant Awards – Structural Engineering Company of the Year

Project Awards

70 Columbus

  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) – Merit Award, High-Rise Category
  • New Jersey Alliance for Action Awards – Leading Infrastructure Project

170 Amsterdam

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) – Award of Merit
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) – Excellence Award
  • World Architecture News Awards – Shortlist, Residential Category

400 Park Avenue South

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) – Award of Merit
  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) – Platinum Award, Structural Systems

Al Maryah Bank Tower

  • Construction Week Awards – Tower Project of the Year
  • CTBUH Tall Building Awards – Finalist, Middle East & Africa Category

Allianz Tower

  • CTBUH Tall Building Awards – Finalist, Best Tall Building

Avalon Willoughby Square

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit

Empire City Casino Addition

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York State Excelsior Award – Best in Public Architecture

Grove at Grand Bay

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit, Out of Area
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) Awards – Excellence in Structural Engineering

International Gem Tower

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) – Gold Award, Structural Systems
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit, Out of Area

Lighthouse Point

  • New York City Design Awards – Excellence in Design

Shangri-La at the Fort

  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC) Awards – Award of Merit, Landmark Structure

The New School University Center

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York Design Awards – Architecture Merit Award
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Committee on the Environment Awards – Top Green Project
  • North American Copper in Architecture Award
2014
Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
2014 ACEC New York Platinum Award
Green Lane Building, Kean University
2014 ENR Best Project Award Winner

Firm Awards

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms – #318 out of 500
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Regional Top Design Firms – #47 out of 106
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Regional Top Design Firms, General Buildings – #18 out of 20

Project Awards

Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York Engineering Excellence Awards – Platinum, Structural Systems
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Winner, New Buildings Category

Green Lane Building, Kean University

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) Newark & Suburban Chapter Awards – Gold Prize
  • Engineering New Record (ENR) Best Project Awards – Winner, Safety Category
  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) – Gold Prize, Educational Development

Millennium Place

  • Brick in Architecture Awards – Best in Class

The Modern (North Tower)

  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) – Award of Merit, High-Rise Development

The New School University Center

  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC NY) – Platinum Award, Structural Systems
2013
HL 23
2013 AISC Ideas2 Awards, National Recognition

Firm Awards

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms – #337 out of 500
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top Green Design Firms, National – #61 out of 100
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top Green Design Firms – Education, Entertainment/Civic, Healthcare, Hospitality, Multi-Residential, Retail/Office Categories

Project Awards

Centra at Metropark

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Gold, Structural Systems

David Zwirner Gallery

  • Architect Magazine Awards – Annual Design Review Award
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit

The James New York

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Gold, Structural Systems

The New School University Center

  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Awards – Honors Winner
2012
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
2012 ACEC New York Engineering Excellence Silver Award
The James New York
2012 CRSI Design Award - Commercial Building
Monaco I/II
2012 NJCAA Awards - Special Recognition

Firm Awards

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms – #352 out of 500

Project Awards

205 Water Street

  • Concrete Industry Board Awards (CIB) – Award of Merit

252 East 57th Street

  • Engineering New Record (ENR) New York Regional Best Project Awards – Best K-12 Educational Project

Centra at Metropark

  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Ideas2 Awards – National Recognition
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) – Excellence Award Finalist
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Finalist

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Silver, Structural Systems

Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – award of Merit, Out of Country
  • National Council of Structural Engineers (NCSEA) Awards – Outstanding Project

HL 23

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Diamond, Structural Systems
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Engineering Excellence Awards – National Recognition Award
  • American Institute of Architecture (AIA) National Design Awards – Merit Award

The James New York

  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) Honors Award
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Finalist

Monaco I & II

  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association Awards – Special Recognition Award

New School University Center

  • Concrete Industry Board Awards – Award of Merit
2011
The Langham New York (formerly The Setai)
2011 CIB Award of Merit
The Standard Hotel
2011 SEAONY Excellence Award, Outstanding Project

Firm Awards

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) New York Region Top Design Firms – #54 out of 100

Project Awards

Centra at Metropark

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) New York Regional Best Projects – Award of Merit, Office Category

HL 23

  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) Excellence Awards – Outstanding Project, New Buildings $10 million to $30 Million Category
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Finalist, Under $30 Million Category

The James

  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Finalist, Under $30 Million Category

The Langham New York (formerly The Setai)

  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) – Award of Merit

The Standard

  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Outstanding Project, Over $100 Million Category
2010
100 11th Avenue
2010 AIA Design Awards, Gold
Art Gallery of Alberta
2010 Metal Construction Association President’s Award for Overall Excellence

Project Awards

100 11th Avenue

  • American Institute of Architecture Design Awards – Gold Award, Structural Systems

HL 23

  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Ideas 2 Awards – National Recognition

Art Gallery of Alberta

  • Metals in Construction Association – President’s Award for Overall Excellence

Riverhouse

  • American Institute of Architecture Design Awards – Gold Award, Structural Systems

The Standard Hotel

  • Architype Review – Hotels + Highlights

World Market Center, Building C

  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Ideas 2 Awards – National Recognition

Xintiandi Hotels

  • Architype Review – Hotels + Highlights