Sara Steele joined our New York office in 2001 and became a principal of the firm in 2017. Her project experience has included new construction, adaptive reuse, and historic preservation. A few notable projects in her portfolio are the addition and renovation of the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, MA; the addition and renovation of the Morgan Library Museum in New York City; and the Milstein Teaching and Learning Center at Barnard College in New York City. She is currently principal in charge for the design of a new residence hall at Carnegie Mellon University; the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University; and the renovation of an existing office building for the non-profit Vital Voices Global Partnership in Washington, DC.
Adept at working on projects of all scales, Sara’s diverse project experience also includes fire houses, libraries, recreation centers, places of worship, retail spaces, townhouse renovations, and single-family private residences in upstate New York and the Hamptons.
Sara is a Past President of the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY). Additionally, she is a former Grant Review Panelist for the New York State Council on the Arts and has written articles published in SEAoNY Cross Sections and Modern Steel Construction.
Sara is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Salvadori Center, a not-for-profit organization that uses the built environment as a motivational tool to teach math and science to K-12 students in New York City.