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Andrew J. Bishop

Senior Associate and Unit Manager

 
Experience

Andrew Bishop leads a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to exceptional service and technical excellence. Mr. Bishop specializes in the design, assessment, and repair of exterior envelopes with an emphasis on curtain wall and fenestration systems. His focus ranges from evaluating design ideas for new construction, to identifying the cause of failures and designing practical solutions for rehabilitation.

Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Bishop was a graduate teaching fellow at the University of Oregon, specializing in building envelopes. His analytical and research background makes him ideal for investigating and understanding complex problems. Mr. Bishop’s previous employment with distinguished design firms gives him an ability to balance aesthetic, cost, schedule, and technical concerns.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • University of California, San Francisco, Precision Cancer Center: Enclosure consulting for expansion of hospital
  • NEMA (10th and Market Streets) - San Francisco, CA: Imported custom curtain wall for luxury condominium towers
  • 350 Mission Street - San Francisco, CA: Investigation and repair of damage in new construction
  • 450 N Street - Sacramento, CA: Energy use evaluation of replacement of spandrel glass
  • 1400 Mission Street - San Francisco, CA: Consulting on imported custom curtain wall for affordable family housing
  • 7900 Wisconsin Ave - Bethesda, MD: Consulting and quality assurance observation of fabrication and testing abroad
  • University of California, Berkeley, O’Brien Hall: Evaluation and repair of historic curtain wall
  • Park Lane Ala Moana - Honolulu, HI: Enclosure consulting for new luxury housing
  • State of Alaska Library Archives Museum - Juneau: Thermal modeling and enclosure consulting for new construction

 

Facade Assessment

  • 1 Rincon Hill - San Francisco, CA: Prepurchase investigation of curtain wall
  • 101 California Street - San Francisco, CA: Condition assessment and re-gasketing
  • 333 Bush Street - San Francisco, CA: Condition assessment and sealant repair
  • First International Financial Centre - Mumbai, India: Investigation of thermal cycling of curtain wall cladding
  • Oakland Zoo - CA: Glass failure investigation
  • Los Angeles County Hall of Justice - CA: Assessment and documentation of historic window systems
  • Columbia Center - Seattle, WA: Condition assessment and gasket evaluation

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • VA Puget Sound Hospital - Seattle, WA: Investigation and repair of new construction.
  • Marin Civic Center - San Rafael, CA: Rehabilitation of historic Frank Lloyd Wright designed roof and skylight systems.
  • The Carlisle - San Francisco, CA: Mansard removal and reroofing
  • University of Hawaii Cancer Center - Honolulu: Survey and testing of failures in unitized curtain wall

 

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • SFO Terminal 1C - San Francisco, CA: Enclosure consulting for phased terminal and utility tunnel replacement
  • 246 2nd Street - San Francisco, CA: Leak investigation and repair of occupied condominium building
  • Douglas Island State Office Building - Juneau, AK: Recladding and reroofing of occupied office building
  • 1717 Webster - Oakland, CA: Enclosure consulting for new residential tower
  • Ruby City - San Antonio, TX: Enclosure consulting for the new Linda Pace Foundation’s art museum
  • Tesla Office Building - Fremont, CA: Moisture vapor emission testing and below-grade waterproofing consulting
Professional Affiliations

Building Enclosure Council of San Francisco

Registrations

Architect in CA
LEED Accredited Professional

Education

University of Cincinnati
Bachelor of Science, Architecture, 2008

University of Oregon
Master of Architecture, 2011