The New York City Buildings Department (DOB) announced enforcement actions against engineer Daniel Odigie, who designed the sidewalk shed
that collapsed last fall in SoHo, injuring five passersby.
No building management or coop or condo board wants to have to incur the cost of reconstructing the scaffolding or sidewalk shed
that had been removed prematurely.
Don Capoccia, the developer of Toren in Downtown Brooklyn, which reached 50 percent sold in December, said removing the sidewalk shed
outside the building has helped the project get "more traffic than we did when we went on the market two years ago.
Tenders are invited for Sidewalk Shed
Installation, Maintenance and Repair Services at 25th Street Pier Brooklyn Army Terminal Boiler Building, Bush Terminal Unit B and Various Sites throughout New York City RFP.
There are more than 7,700 buildings in the city with a sidewalk shed
in front of them--more than 280 miles of sidewalk sheds
Municipal Arts Society comes down on sidewalk shed
In addition to enhancing the overall aesthetics of the New York City sidewalk shed
, we were really impressed by the simplicity and practicality of the engineering solutions employed in each of the four designs.
Our goal is to come up with fresh ideas on how to create a thoughtful and more visually appealing sidewalk shed
Anchor sidewalk shed
deck parapets against displacement.
Three-dimensional site safety plans enable Department inspectors to take a virtual, step-by-step tour of how a new building or major renovation will be constructed, visualize its complexities and challenges and review critical safety measures--from the placement of the crane to the construction of the standpipe system to the installation of the sidewalk shed
The Urban Umbrella, the first major design alternative to the sidewalk shed
in over 50 years, will complement the architectural beauty of New York while increasing visibility and safety for pedestrians around buildings under construction or exterior renovation.
Her design, "My Urban Sky" was installed on a 92' 4" construction fence and a 91' sidewalk shed
at the School of Social Work's 147,000-square foot building under construction.