Creating, Renewing, Preserving, Sustaining.... This has been the vision of Silman since its inception in 1966. The firm has served as structural engineering consultant on more than 23,000 projects and is noted for its collaborative spirit in the design of new architectural works and on some of the largest and most noteworthy renovations and additions in this country. With special expertise in the engineering of historic buildings Silman has consulted on more than 400 registered landmark-designated buildings. New construction accounts for 50% of its workload. This combined experience with both historic and modern structures has given Silman’s engineers a comprehensive understanding about which technologies work best; they understand both new and old construction, are well versed in the use of all materials, and are willing to create new systems.