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Jennifer Schneider

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Since joining WJE in 2009, Jennifer Schneider has been involved with numerous projects related to the inspection, investigation, and repair of distressed conditions in existing buildings. Her responsibilities include inspections of existing buildings and structures, report writing, design repairs, developing construction documents, and providing field observation services for repair work during the construction phase. Ms. Schneider performs evaluations of brick, terra cotta, stone, concrete, and glass facades. She also performs hygrothermal analyses and condensation investigations of various building systems.

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Building Enclosure Commissioning

  • Argonne National Laboratory, Energy Sciences Building - Lemont, IL: 150,000 square-foot office and laboratory building with metal panel rain screen cladding, aluminum and glass curtain wall facade 

 

Facade Assessment

  • 1769, 1819, and 1869 West Pershing Road - Chicago, IL: Brick masonry and terra cotta facade inspection; report and repair program
  • Soho House - Chicago, IL: Brick masonry facade assessment and repair recommendations
  • Millennium Park, Crown Fountain - Chicago, IL: Evaluation of damaged glass brick at glass-clad structure
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Student Center: Evaluation of roof membrane using holiday detector
  • Mercy Hospital - Ardmore, OK: Building envelope assessment using monitoring devices; construction period services for repair of air barrier defects in a masonry and metal panel facade

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • 112 South Michigan Avenue - Chicago, IL: Construction documents and construction period services for concrete and masonry repair
  • Petersen Family Wellness Center - Harlan, IA: Metal building exterior wall repairs and construction period services to address condensation in a natatorium
  • Macy’s - IL: Brick and limestone facade repairs for multiple locations
  • Gold Coast Galleria - Chicago, IL: Construction period services for repair of concrete and window wall facade
  • 3600 North Lake Shore Drive - Chicago, IL: Construction period services for repair of concrete and masonry facade

 

Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • Buffalo Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, NY: Evaluation of condensation potential in exterior wall
  • SoNo Condominiums - Chicago, IL: Water leakage investigation at high-rise condominium
  • Michigan-Indiana Townhomes - Chicago, IL: Water leakage investigation at residential community

 

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • Daley Center - Chicago, IL: Thermal analysis to improve the performance of a historic window wall
  • 400 East Randolph - Chicago, IL: Aluminum window replacement at high-rise condominium
  • 11 South LaSalle Street - Chicago, IL: Aluminum window replacement at historic hotel

 

Historic Preservation

  • Eisenhower Executive Office Building - Washington, D.C.: On-site historic preservation specialist for interior renovation; preparation of measured HABS drawings
  • 39 South LaSalle - Chicago, IL: Facade repair of 1890s terra cotta facade
Professional Affiliations

Building Enclosure Council - Chicago

Registrations

Architect in IL
LEED Accredited Professional

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Design, 2007
Master of Architecture, Structures Option, 2009