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"Anyone who works with wood, either as a designer or builder, will find something new, useful and exciting in these inspiring pages. I haven't seen such comprehensive treatment of the subject in any other text."

- Kenneth Carper, Professor of Architecture, Washington State University  

Timber Construction for Architects and Builders (McGraw-Hill, 1999), by Eli Goldstein, AIA, PP, LEED, is one of the definitive professional texts on the design and construction of large-scale buildings framed with large sawn or glue-laminated wood beams, columns, and trusses. Mr. Goldstein’s structural design innovations in the design of the Montville Library were of such significance that Engineering News-Record (ENR) featured the project in a cover story, and, in 1995 designated Mr. Goldstein a “Newsmaker”. Among 25 professionals to be so honored in that year, Mr. Goldstein was the only architect.

NJ Municipalities Magazine:

October, 2013, Bringing an Obsolete Public Building Up to Date, co-authored by Frederick J. Rast, III, Mayor, Borough of Atlantic Highlands; Adam Hubeny, Borough Administrator, Borough of Atlantic Highlands & Eli Goldstein, The Goldstein Partnership, Architects & Planners.

The New Jersey Police Chief, Vol. 19, No.6,  September, 2013, Sustainability and its Relationship to IACP Facility Planning Model: A Case Study.

Architectural Record: July 1999, Timber Trusses for Big Spans (Montville Public Library), p. 147-153.
Eng. News-Record: February 14, 2000, Temporary Structures Provide Devastated Ski Area with a Lift (Phoenix Base Lodge, Mt. Creek Ski Resort)
February 6, 1995, Vol. 234, No. 5, New Jersey Library: Reading, 'rithmetic, redesign pay off, Cover Story, p. 34-36, and with cover photograph and all other photographs in the article by E. Goldstein, AIA, Project Designer and Partner-in-Charge (Montville Public Library)
January 1/8, 1996, Vol. 236, No. 1, The Top 25 Newsmakers: 1995, p. 65, with photograph, by Eli Goldstein, AIA, Project Designer, of completed building (Montville Public Library)
October 4, 1990, Vol. 225, No. 14, Wide Open Spaces for Readers (Old Bridge Public Library)
Fine Homebuilding: Feb/March 1988, No. 44, Geometry in the Green Mts. (Edmondson Residence, Waterbury Ctr., VT)
Feb/March 1993, No. 79, Cantilevered Hillside House: Steel & Glu-Lams Solve Structural Problems with Dramatic Effect (Goldstein Residence)
Spring 1991, No. 66, p. 26, A Usonian Community in the Suburbs of New York (Architectural History)
Jan 1992, No. 71, Steel-and-Wood Trusses (Siegel Residence)
Sept. 1999, No 125, Code Help, p. 146-148 (Reviews by E. Goldstein, AIA of 2 books on bldg. codes)
Timber Design Guide: Jan 1995, Laminated Timber Design Guide, American Institute of Timber Construction, Cover (Montville Public Library)
Architectural Lighting: March 1989, Glass Admits Daylight, View to Cold-Climate House (Edmondson Residence)
NGA Glass Magazine: September 1988, Mountain Views: Glass and mirror open this mountain retreat to the surrounding scenery (Edmondson Residence)
The New York Times: December 1, 1991, Section 12, Sunday, Union County Gets a New Police Academy (John H. Stamler Police Academy)
Window/Door Spec.: Spring 1989, Volume 2, No. 1, Wood Windows Add Variety (Wright Residence)
Spring 1991, Volume 2, No. 1, Shingle Style Home's Contemporary Design (Siegel Residence)
Architecture NJ: April/May/June 1982, Directional Signals, co-author
Arch. Graphic Stds.: Eighth Edition, p. 693, Ski Equipment, Lifts, and Machinery, co-author
New England Farmer: March 1981, The Bassett Barn
Masonry Conference: June 3-5, 1985, Proceedings of the Third North American Masonry Conference, Arched Brick Cylinders at the Kossiakoff Center, co-author
AEC Design Expo/88: Dec. 7, 1988, The Logistics and Technology of Roofing, Delivered at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City
Brick in Architecture: March/April 1984, Volume 41, No. 2, The Kossiakoff Conference & Education Center, The Johns Hopkins University
Modern Steel Const.: August 1992, AISC, Vol. 32, No. 8, Exposed Steel Meets Aesthetic and Cost Requirements (Old Bridge Public Library)
August 1994, AISC, Vol. 34, No. 8, Function Combined with Form (Educ. Resource Ctr., MWU)
August 1995, AISC, Vol. 35, No. 8, Tight Fit (Union County College Fitness Center)
Major Industries: Advertisement for Translucent Skylights, scheduled for Fall 1996 (Montville Public Library)
GAF Corporation: Advertisement for Synthetic Slate Shingles, scheduled for Spring 1996 (Montville Public Library)
The Military Engineer: Jan/Feb 1993, No. 554, Vol. 85, Space & Structure, Cover Story (Old Bridge Public Library)
Construction Text: Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, Third Edition, by Edward Allen, p. 123 & 373 (Montville Public Library and Union County Police Academy)
Bldg. Design & Const.: Nov.-Dec. 2000, Cover Photo and Article (Freddie Polhill Law & Justice Complex)
April 1994, Focus on function shapes educational facility (Educational Resource Center)
December 1995, Wood Works in Distinctive Applications (Montville Public Library)
Prog. Arch. PLANS: April 1994, Cover Photo and Article, Old Bridge Public Library
VT Dept. of Agric.: Poster extolling the virtues of farming (Bassett Barn)
Redwood News: Fall/Winter 1991 (Goldstein Residence)
Cedar Shingle Bureau: National Advertisement, Follow Your Customers' Natural Instincts (Siegel Residence)
APL Tech. Digest: 1983, Vol. 04, No. 4, Johns Hopkins Univ., front & rear pictures of the Ralph E. Gibson Library
1984, Vol. 05, No. 1, Johns Hopkins Univ., Design Development of the Kossiakoff Center
1989, Vol. 10, No. 2, Johns Hopkins Univ., Cover picture & articles/photos of TGP bldgs. at APL
1990, Vol. 11, No. 1, Johns Hopkins Univ., rear cover picture of Main Library
1991, Vol. 12, No. 1, Johns Hopkins Univ., Steven Muller Center for Advanced Technology
Kalwall Corporation: Project Report 132, Kalwall and mirrors help make Johns Hopkins University's Kossiakoff Center unique (Kossiakoff Conference & Education Center)
Masonry Construction: March 2009, Cover Photo and Article: In the Public Eye (Maplewood Police & Court Building)
December 2000, Cover Photo and Article: Justice Calls for Reinforced Concrete Masonry (Freddie Polhill Law & Justice Complex)
January 1995, Volume 8, No. 1, Masonry Award Winners (West Orange Police & Justice Center)
Construc. Data News: June 27, 1994, Vol. 18, No. 30, p. 1, Timber Frame Library Takes Shape at Montville Library
August 1994, Elberon Train Station
Jan. 19, 1995, Vol. 18, No. 88, p. 1, Making Waves at Union Cty. (Union Cty. College Fitness Cntr.)
Journal of Lt. Const.: June 1995, Building with Glu-Lams (Montville Public Library)
AT&T Video: March 1995, Knowledge Network 2 (Scenes in two bldgs. designed by The Goldstein Partnership: Montville Public Library & Kalafer Residence)
Wood/Le Bois: Montville Public Library, Canadian Wood Council, Spring 1995, p. 4-5.
Wood Handbook: Montville Public Library, Canadian Wood Council, Second Edition, October 1995, p. 115.
Builder's Library: More Frame Carpentry, Builder's Library, The Taunton Press, 1993, p. 36-39 (Siegel Residence)
The Star-Ledger: March 25, 2008, Halls of Justice Painted Green: Eco-Friendly police building a first (Maplewood Police & Court Building)
November 5, 2000, Architect's design raises ski lodge from the ashes (Phoenix Base Lodge, Mt. Creek Ski Resort)
Bigger and Better: Montville library adding space and culture
, Thursday, March 2, 1995.
March 21, 1994, West Orange Opens $5 Million Police Building (West Orange Police Building)
Daily Record: New Chapter for Montville Library: After 27 years, township will unveil $4M building, March 2, 1995.
Design Cost & Data: Jan/Feb 1996, Montville Public Library Spring 1999, Towaco Fire House
Library Journal: December 1995, p. 47, Montville Public Library
Carpenter Magazine: 7/8 1995, p. 29, Innovative Design, Know-How Build Timber-Frame Library (Montville Public Library)
AISC Eng. Journal: First Quarter, 1997, Cover Photo (John H. Stamler Police Academy)
Japan Wood Journal: Montville Public Library, Large Scale Timber Architecture, Series IV, Japan Wood-Products Information & Research Center, 1995, p. 28-33.
Joiners' Quarterly: Montville Public Library, Cover Story, Issue #32 Summer 1996, p. 12-18.
Timber Framing: Review of Eliot Goldstein's book: Timber Construction for Architects & Builders, June 1999
Wood Design: Review of Eliot Goldstein's book: Timber Construction for Architects & Builders, Summer 1999, #8.
Courts Today: April/May 2008, Sustainable Strategies: Unifier not a Divider (Maplewood Police & Court Building)
Dynamics of Masonry: May 2015, Safety and Security with Openness and Transparency: Masonry Meets Police Department Objectives (West District Police Precinct, Jersey City Police Department)

Eli Goldstein, AIA, PP, LEED AP, has been a featured speaker at numerous events including:

  • MIT Architecture Department, in Professor John Ochsendorf's "Timber Design & Engineering” Course
  • CSI Professional Webinar: "Shop Drawings: Legal & Architectural Issues"
  • WPL Professional Webinar: "Shop Drawings: Legal & Architectural Issues"
  • Lorman Professional Webinar: "Shop Drawings: Legal & Architectural Issues"
  • US Green Building Council/NJ Conference: “Green Building Design”
  • US Green Building Council/NJ: Speakers Bureau: “LEED and Green Building Design”
  • Multiple Civic organizations, “Green Building Design”
  • Public Access TV, “Municipal Green Building Design”
  • Newark/Suburban Chapter, American Institute of Architects, “Municipal Green Building Design”
  • Harvard Club, Boston, “The Architect’s Standard of Care”
  • Build Boston, “Timber Construction” and “Expedited Building Processes”
  • Lorman Professional Seminar: “Design & Construction Defects”
  • AEC Design Expo, Javits Center, NY: “Roofing Technology” 

Lecture Series:

  • Sponsor of the annual: "The Goldstein Lecture in Architecture, Design, and Science", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.