Liviu Schwartz joined Silman in 1996. He has more than 50 years of experience in new construction, historic preservation, renovations, and additions. Liviu is an Adjunct Professor at the New York Institute of Technology and is active in industry organizations such as the American Institute of Steel Construction, the Structural Engineers Association of New York, and the American Technion Alumni Society. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he volunteered for recovery operations. Liviu is fluent in English, French, Hebrew, and Romanian.
A few of Liviu’s notable projects at Silman include the total restoration of the 18-story, 1 million sf Building 77 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard; the OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services, in Brooklyn NY, which converted a former movie studio into a multi-story, non-profit medical facility; a private residence for a contemporary artist, combining two landmark townhouses into one single family home; and the restoration of the Fifth Avenue Synagogue, a landmark concrete structure built in the 1950s.