EXPERTISE // PEOPLE

Anthony D. Cinnamon

Associate Principal

 
Experience

Since joining WJE in 1995, Anthony Cinnamon has participated in building enclosure investigations, window and curtain wall failures, and glass and glazing assessments. His expertise lies in the inspection and investigation of building facades, exterior wall systems, and fenestration systems. Mr. Cinnamon’s projects include curtain wall systems, wood and aluminum window systems, and building facade cladding systems. Building types include high-rise residential and office buildings, institutions, sports arenas, and historic structures.

Mr. Cinnamon has written numerous articles on the inspection, repair and restoration, and replacement of window and facade systems. He has also presented seminars domestically and internationally on fenestration related topics including typical window problems, glass and glazing failures, and testing and repair of window and curtain wall systems.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Building Enclosure Consulting

  • Gordon Parks Arts Hall - Chicago, IL: New construction enclosure consulting
  • NASA Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), Kennedy Space Center - Titusville, FL: Inspection and evaluation of facade

 

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • 10 West Jackson Street - Chicago, IL: Evaluation of original curtain wall
  • 111 West Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL: Consulting on new curtain wall design and construction
  • Willis Tower - Chicago, IL: Ongoing curtain wall consulting

 

Glass

  • Soldier Field - Chicago, IL: Assessment of glass etching in suites
  • In-House Research: Strength and breakage of in-service tempered glass

 

Peer Review

  • KFC Yum Center - Louisville, KY: Curtain wall, metal panels, precast concrete
  • William Jones High School - Chicago, IL: Windows, curtain wall, brick masonry, and precast concrete

 

Building Enclosure Commissioning

  • Energy Sciences Building - Lemont, IL: Enclosure commissioning
  • Material Design Laboratory - Lemont, IL: Enclosure commissioning

 

Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • Crate & Barrel - Various Locations: Water leakage investigations
  • Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, IL: Investigation of leakage at metal panels and windows
  • Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library - Oklahoma City, OK: Investigation of leakage at metal panels and windows
Professional Affiliations

Building Enclosure Council-Chicago
National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC)

Registrations

Architect in IA and IL
National Council of Architectural Boards Certificate

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies, 1993
Master of Architecture, Architectural Engineering, 1995