The New York Times Columbia University Is Cited for a Cracked Building Facade, Inviting Memories of a 1979 Death (click to see full article) June 4, 2018 Even in a city seemingly packed with sidewalk sheds — there are more than 8,000 scaffolds currently erected across the five boroughs, according to the city’s online map — violators are not the norm, according to Sharon Lobo, the president of Indus Architect, which specializes in exterior repair and renovation.

JAMES ESTRIN FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Lori Gold’s sister, Grace Gold, was killed when concrete fell from the facade of a Columbia University building in 1979. Ms. Gold stood outside Columbia’s McBain hall, which has been cited for facade flaws that prompted the school to erect scaffolding

“I find that owners are very attentive to this because they don’t want to have this kind of bad publicity,” Ms. Lobo said.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Immigrant Program Faces Hurdle 
(click to see full article) August 14, 2018 Mauton Whenu came to the U.S. two years ago with a master's degree in environmental design from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. The 25-year-old went from being a junior architect in Africa to delivering meals for a restaurant.

GO NAKAMURA FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Mauton Whenu landed a job at Indus Architects in Manhattan.

 When he heard about the program, he signed up for four classes on construction industry regulations. With Cooper Union's name on his resume, he got calls back from firms that had previously had rejected his applications. Currently, he works as a junior architect at Indus Architects in lower Manhattan. "Now I get to use my brain", he said. "The program gave me the opportunity to network with people with like mids. We want to make the American dream."
The Real Deal NEW YORK REAL ESTATE NEWS
Kings Plaza Mall sale set to be largest commercial transaction of 2012 (click to see full article) December 20, 2012 In 2012, New York's larges real estate sale of the year was the purchase of Kings Plaza Mall. It sold for $751 million US dollars. Indus Architects was the firm hired by the seller to inspect the property and produce a Property Conditions Report.
80 Broad Street, Suite 1602 New York, NY 10004 (212) 398-6900 info@IndusArchitects.com www.IndusArchitects.com