SuperScript

Reflections on the art and science of restoration, profiles of our projects, and discussions of issues in the profession.

February 2, 2023
ConEd Restoration Honored with ICRI Award
As the restoration Engineer / Architect for the Consolidated Edison (ConEd) headquarters building, we’re honored to be recipients of the 2022 Project of the Year Award from the NY Chapter of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI).
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February 2, 2023
Frost Jacking Day Tracker - Sixth 2022-2023 Season
SUPERSTRUCTURES is excited to launch the sixth season of the Frost Jacking Day Tracker. "Frost jacking" is what happens when freezing temperatures cause rain or snow to turn to ice and expand cracks in a facade. As cycles of freezing and thawing accumulate, the cracks continue to grow and exterior hazardous conditions or interior water damage or leaks can occur.
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February 1, 2023
A Deep Bench
In the film Moneyball, Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) has an epiphany: baseball's conventional wisdom of relying on high-profile star players is all wrong. SUPERSTRUCTURES has something fundamental in common with the film's team.
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January 31, 2023
Past Perfect
In 1992, multiple Grammy winner Vince Gill sang a country classic with the refrain “There ain’t no future in the past.” We beg to differ. Our contemporary practice includes the preservation of many of New York City’s historic buildings—irreplaceable beacons of the past.
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January 26, 2023
Answering the Call
As the old show-business quip goes, “It’s worse than dog eat dog—it’s dog doesn’t return dog’s phone calls.” SUPERSTRUCTURES is doing its part to assure that this run-around doesn’t apply to the business of architecture and engineering. We return calls and emails—whether we end up taking the job or not.
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January 25, 2023
Square One
What’s black and white and red all over? No, not a newspaper. We’re talking about SUPERSTRUCTURES’ logo. We felt it was time to reflect on what this brand symbol stands for.
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January 24, 2023
Allied Forces
SUPERSTRUCTURES’ professional relationship is ultimately with our clients: building owners. The contractors we work with also answer to owners, so we view them as natural allies in getting our designs built as intended for the benefit of our clients.
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January 19, 2023
Strength in Numbers
When you think of Qualified Exterior Wall Inspectors (QEWIs), think of SUPERSTRUCTURES. Why? Because we have 14 QEWIs on our team—nearly twice as many as comparably sized firms in our field.
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January 18, 2023
The Bond Behind Our Work
While we can’t claim an armored Aston Martin or an exploding briefcase, SUPERSTRUCTURES does have one thing in common with James Bond’s MI6: a Tech Studio.
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January 17, 2023
Restoration on a Roll
What do exterior restoration and sushi have in common? Sushi is an art form as much as it is a cuisine, so the best sushi is made by the most expert chefs. With forty years of experience in restoring New York’s buildings and a talented team of architects and engineers, SUPERSTRUCTURES’ practice parallels the seasoned skills required to craft world-class sushi.
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