John M. Nuttmann

Associate III


Since joining WJE in 2012, John “Jack” Nuttmann has been involved in a wide variety of projects, including facade failure investigation and condition assessment, roofing and waterproofing consulting, construction period services, and repair document development for new and historically significant buildings and structures. Mr. Nuttmann has also been actively engaged in field testing for air and water penetration resistance, both in forensic capacity and in the context of new construction, using ASTM and AAMA voluntary guide specifications and test standards.




Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Somerset House II - Chevy Chase, MD: Balcony handrail, concrete, and waterproofing replacement consulting and construction period services
  • Elizabeth Condominiums - Chevy Chase, MD: Window and door replacement conceptual design, preparation of repair contract documents, consulting on  building envelope, and observations during repairs
  • Sherwood Building - Arlington, VA: Window and door replacement consulting, preparation of repair documents, and construction observations


Roofing and Waterproofing

  • National Geographic Society - Washington, D.C.: Preparation of repair contract documents for modified bitumen low-slope roof membrane replacement and construction period services
  • Sherwood Building - Arlington, VA: Design of waterproofing and roofing repairs for building penthouse; construction troubleshooting


Facade Assessment

  • Hart Senate Office Building - Washington, D.C.: Facade survey and investigation of marble and limestone facade
  • Rayburn House Office Building - Washington, D.C.: Facade survey and investigation of marble and limestone facade and decorative elements


Construction Troubleshooting

  • GWU Square 77 - Washington, D.C.: Onsite quality assurance and observations for fluid-applied air barrier
  • Hampden Row - Bethesda, MD: Onsite quality assurance and observations with air barrier, roofing, and brick masonry assemblies; field testing observation of window and door assemblies
  • Paramount at Watkins Mill - Gaithersburg, MD: Onsite quality assurance, construction observations; consulting on building envelope, including brick masonry, thermoplastic reinforced roofing membrane, and hot fluid-applied asphalt waterproofing
  • Spring Hill Station - McLean, VA: Building envelope consulting services during construction, including brick masonry, hot fluid-applied rubberized asphalt roofing, and glazed aluminum window assemblies
  • Petworth Residences - Washington, D.C.: Construction and field testing observations of building envelope installation during construction, including vinyl window assemblies, EIFS, and fiber cement siding


Historic Preservation

  • Senate Underground Garage and Plaza - Washington, D.C.: Historic investigation and documentation of existing structural and architectural components; development of repair documents
  • Wardman Tower - Washington, D.C.: Facade survey and investigation of water infiltration through historic mass masonry wall; consulting services during remedial work


Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • W Hotel - Washington, D.C.: Water leakage investigation
  • Halcyon House - Washington, D.C.: Investigation of uncontrolled water penetration at below-grade conditioned spaces
  • Shirlington House - Arlington, VA: Evaluation of existing window assemblies for uncontrolled water penetration
Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects
Building Enclosure Council - Washington, D.C.


Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science, Architecture, 2011