Whether diagnosing an existing structural issue or safeguarding against future problems, WJE brings diverse and extensive expertise to the maintenance and rehabilitation of structures around the world. From routine condition assessments to earthquake engineering and failure investigations, WJE is the industry leader in the effective evaluation and repair of new and existing structures.
ARCHITECTURE & ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
WJE helps design and verify high-performance, efficient, and durable new building systems to facilitate the safety and productivity of occupants and to meet clients’ long-term requirements. Our professionals balance the necessity of new construction with the science of preservation—creatively and sensitively repairing and conserving a wide range of historic structures for generations more to enjoy. New or old, WJE develops technical and aesthetic solutions to enhance the built world.
- Building Enclosure Commissioning
- Building Science
- Facade Assessment
- Fire Protection and Life Safety
- Historic Preservation
- Roofing and Waterproofing
Through state-of-the-art, in-house laboratory capabilities, WJE gets to the bottom of construction materials-related questions, such as “Why did it fail?” and “Will this last?” Providing a full range of services in petrography, microscopy, chemistry, and physical testing of materials, WJE helps clients verify new products, develop industry best practices and standards, and—most of all—better understand their problems and how to solve them.
Clients rely on WJE to provide actionable information through testing, instrumentation, and analysis. From building enclosure mockups to load testing to nondestructive evaluation, WJE utilizes state-of-the art equipment and techniques. Combined with WJE’s unmatched experience, clients gain targeted, successful solutions based on a better understanding of the problems.
Faced with a construction challenge, clients turn to WJE. Drawing on experience gained from completing thousands of projects annually, WJE often assists project architects with the design of a new component or building system; provides objective, third-party peer reviews of design plans; or develops innovative repair and rehabilitation designs to maximize an existing structure’s lifespan.