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Christopher M. Dowling

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Christopher Dowling has a diverse background in construction and engineering as applied to building enclosure inspection, evaluation, and problem solving of existing and new structures. He works on a wide variety of projects, such as new construction building enclosure consulting, roof assessments and replacements, and facade evaluations and investigations. Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Dowling was a project manager with firms specializing in building enclosure consulting. He has extensive experience in the investigation, design, and construction observation of roofing, waterproofing, and facade systems. Mr. Dowling’s project management experience on building enclosure projects covers each phase of the project, from initial assessment through the project closeout.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

New Construction Enclosure Consulting

  • West Rosslyn Towers - Arlington, VA:  Building enclosure peer review and construction administration/observation services for three high-rise, concrete-framed mixed-use buildings
  • City Ridge - Washington, D.C.:  Building enclosure peer review and construction administration/observation services for multiple commercial and residential buildings
  • Central District Retail - Crystal City, VA:  Building enclosure peer review and construction administration/observation services for retail, theater and grocery buildings
  • Montgomery College Student Services Center - Rockville, MD:   Construction administration/observation services for
  • five-story, concrete-framed building
  • Eckington Yards - Washington, D.C.: Building enclosure peer review and construction administration/observation services for four multistory mixed-use buildings

 

New Construction Enclosure Consulting

  • Capital One Performing Arts Center and Lodging Tower - McLean, VA:  Building enclosure consulting and troubleshooting services related to the construction of roofing, curtain wall, air barrier and
  • expansion joints
  • 2050M Street - Washington, D.C.:  Building enclosure consulting and troubleshooting services related to construction of roofing, curtain wall, air barrier and wall cladding components 
  • 1900 Half Street - Washington, D.C.:  Building enclosure consulting and troubleshooting services related to construction of roofing, curtain wall, air barrier and wall cladding components  

 

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • Capital One Arena - Washington, D.C.: PVC roofing replacement design, construction documents, and construction phase services*
  • Organization of American States Headquarters - Washington, D.C.: Hot-applied rubberized roof replacement design, construction documents, and construction phase services*
  • Department of Energy, Forrestal North Building - Washington, D.C.: Hot-applied rubberized asphalt roof replacement design and construction documents*
  • Naval Research Laboratory - Washington, D.C.: SBS-modified bitumen roof replacement design for two buildings, construction documents, and construction phase services*
  • Smithsonian Institute Support Center - Suitland, MD: Complete building roofing survey and condition assessment of TPO, PVC, EPDM, hot-applied rubberized asphalt, and SBS-modified bitumen roofing systems*

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building - Washington, D.C.: Balcony hot-applied rubberized asphalt roof replacements and limestone facade restoration design and construction documents*  
  • National Museum of National History - Washington, D.C.: South entrance portico cold fluid-applied waterproofing and trench drain repair and new access ramp waterproofing design, construction documents, and construction phase services*
  • U.S. Main Treasury Building - Washington, D.C.: Roofing restoration design for roof restoration project of existing assembly*

 *Indicates with previous firm

Professional Affiliations

International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants

Registrations

Professional Engineer in DC, MD, and VA

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, 2011