Frank Seta



Frank Seta is the President of Frank Seta & Associates, a pioneering firm in the building envelope industry. For over 35 years Frank has been involved in the design and engineering of thousands of building facades primarily in the NYC metro area. With a mastery of cutting edge glass specification and design implementation, Frank continues to bring new & traditional facade design excellence to projects all over NYC and the world.


2006 – Present
Frank Seta Associates LLC - President
2002 – 2006
Thornton Thomasseti Group - V.P. Head of the Curtain Wall Group
1980 – 2002
Peter Corsell Associates


  • M.S. of Architecture1979 National University of Tehran
  • M.S. of Urban Design1981 Pratt Institute, New York

Professional Activities

  • Member of New York City BuildingDepartment Local Law 11
  • Curtain Wall Presentation Chicago Construction EXPO1989, “Steel Frame Back-up Wall for Masonry Cavity Wall.”
  • ITAI Group-International Trade OrganizationMember


  • Curtain Wall Mock-up Testing
  • Acoustical Evaluation Rating and Application
  • Thermal Evaluation and BuildingEnergy Codes