Client List

Alspector Architecture |
Basil Walter Architects |
CLS Architetti |
Conant Architects |
David Fratianne Architect PLLC |
Freyer Collaborative Architects |
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture |
Langan Engineering |
Mesh Architectures |
Michael Gray Architects |
Pallante Design |
Perkins Eastman |
Sage and Coombe |
The Lawrence Group |
TPG Architecture |
Tyler Horsley Design |
VOA Associates |
Viraline |


Over the last ten years I've had the pleasure of working with Dominic Cullen on several challenging and successful projects. Dominic's approach to structural design is distinguished by his passion for finding innovative and project-specific solutions that offer the architect greater freedom for design expression. Whether he is asked to skillfully express the building's structure, render it invisible, or insert it gently into a century-old building, his designs are always elegant and cost-effective. On a personal level, I've found working with Dominic to be a refreshingly creative and collaborative process. His interest in aesthetics, sensitivity to materials, and knowledge of construction, inspire confidence and greatly benefit the design process. Dominic's passion for structures is complemented by an untiring attention to detail, unparalleled responsiveness, and vast real-world experience. I look forward to working with him and his firm on many projects into the future and highly recommend him to anyone seeking structural engineering services.

Eric Epstein, AIA, LEED AP
Epstein Architecture

Dominic Cullen is of the sort of structural engineer that architects and designers seek out but don’t usually find. He understands design, appreciates it, and acknowledges the many competing interests (among them aesthetic) that the project must address. Dominic has come up with the smartest, cost-effective structural solutions for some of our projects in historic buildings here in NYC. New interior spaces for stores like Quiksilver and Ben Sherman, and the restaurant Fat Hippo had to be kept “clean” architecturally, with remedial structural intervention not effecting our design visually. Domnic Cullen absolutely came through for each.

Eric Mailaender, Principal
resistance design, inc.
(212) 714-0448 |

“I have the pleasure of teaching with Dominic as co-instructor for the Structural Systems Architectural Registration Exam Boot camp review course at the Center for Architecture in New York City. Dominic is not only a pleasure to work with, but is also incredibly knowledgeable. However difficult the topic, he communicates to others in a thorough and easy-going manner that not only makes the subject matter easier to understand, but also placates students' insecurities that seem so intrinsic to the process of learning something as complicated as Structures. My recommendation for Dominic comes not only from my personal experience of working with him, but from the positive testimonials that have come from a lecture hall of over a hundred students.” September 9, 2009

Serena Chen AIA, LEED AP
Co-instructor, The American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter (colleague)

“I have worked multiple times with Dominic Cullen and have continuously found him to be a creative and forward-thinking engineer still grounded in reality. Most importantly, he was an integral part in our winning submission to the New York City Office of Emergency Management’s provisional housing competition. Under tight time constraints, Dominic developed the structure of our conceptual idea for stacked living modules in a way that was both elegant and believable. Progress meetings took the form of creative work sessions where ideas were discussed, explored, and quickly integrated into the project. The project was eventually the recipient of an honorable mention in Architect Magazine’s P/A Awards 2009 in no small part due to collaborative process of all involved.”

James Vira AIA, LEED AP