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Joseph Basel is a Structural Engineer and Partner at Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP (GMS), an award-winning Structural Engineering and Building Envelope Design firm based in New York City with 100’s of Million SF of Projects worldwide.

Mr. Basel has over 25 years of tall building commercial and mixed-use design and construction experience. Early work included Shanghai Plaza 66, a 3.3 Million SF mixed project in Shanghai. His recent projects include the renovation of the 2.9 million SF 111 Eighth Avenue (a full city block sized warehouse, the 4th largest building in NYC) into the NYC headquarters of one of the world’s dominant tech companies, as well as the Samsung 837 and the Apple Store both in the historic Meatpacking District.

Mr. Basel has extensive expertise in structural rehabilitation and the large-scale redevelopment of existing buildings, working closely with Owners, Architects and…

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CTBUH Roles

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019)