Silman Structural Solutions

Silman Structural Solutions

Silman, A TYLin Company, is now a fully integrated part of the TYLin family, serving the Buildings Sector across the Americas with Silman Structural Solutions

Founded in 1966, Silman began with the vision to support great architecture through the highest level of technical excellence – and to find joy along the way. As part of TYLin, Silman Structural Solutions continues to apply these core tenets to new and existing buildings of all types and scales. Our engineers are fascinated by the power of architecture to connect people, places, and ideas. We let the creativity behind our clients’ visions inspire ours, always looking for ways to elevate and implement their designs. We are committed collaborators with a portfolio that includes new construction, renovation, adaptive reuse, historic preservation, and lightweight structures.

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Bob Silman, (1935-2018)
Founder of Silman

Bob Silman will be remembered for his engineering talents and insights, his work for civic groups and industry organizations, his advocacy for historic preservation and sustainability long before they were commonplace, his role teaching and nurturing the next generation of designers, and his pioneering work at an international level through the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE). 

Bob was known as a leading preservation expert; his notable projects include the structural stabilization of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, the new Ellis Island Museum of Immigration, a series of renovation and preservation projects at Carnegie Hall, and the rehabilitation of numerous derelict residential buildings to create affordable housing in the Bronx. He also led the relocation of the 175-ton Survivors’ Stair from street level at the World Trade Center to the new underground National September 11 Memorial Museum. His passion for traditional building was matched by his passion for new design and innovation.