Douglas Mass is President of Cosentini Associates, a consulting MEP engineering firm headquartered in New York, with international offices. In his thirty-year career in mechanical engineering, Doug Mass has been responsible for hundreds of projects throughout the United States and abroad, including major mixed-use developments, museums, performing arts centers, hotels/resorts, high-rise commercial office buildings, corporate headquarters and educational facilities. An early leader in sustainable design, his projects have included Four Times Square, the first sustainable commercial high-rise in New York City, and Battery Park City’s “The Solaire,” the first high-rise residential building in the country to obtain LEED Gold certification.
Doug Mass is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of Architecture and lectures frequently at universities and industry-sponsored events on sustainable design topics and super high-rise buildings. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, Corporate Real Estate Executive, Facilities Design and Management, Contract Magazine and New York Real Estate Journal.