Paul Hise

Associate Principal


Paul Hise joined WJE in 2006, bringing more than twenty-eight years of architectural, design, consulting, project management, and construction contract administration expertise. In his role as project manager for numerous large-scale roofing, waterproofing, and building enclosure projects, Mr. Hise has served as the prime consultant as well as subconsultant on architectural teams. His practice has focused on assessment, design and construction document preparation, and construction administration for commercial and institutional clients, and he has specialized expertise in addressing the challenges that arise in roof replacement on occupied buildings. Mr. Hise’s holistic approach to peer review of new projects has benefited owners, contractors, and architects, and he works collaboratively with the project team to achieve better performing building enclosures. Mr. Hise is able to respect and preserve aesthetic and artistic design concerns, while balancing the pragmatic constraints of budget, schedule, and requirements of civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering.


Roofing and Waterproofing

  • North East ISD (NEISD) (Districtwide) - San Antonio, TX: Management of roofing and drainage design on bond packages for new construction, including construction drawing and specification preparation, coordination with architectural, structural, and mechanical designs, and construction administration
  • NEISD (Districtwide) - San Antonio, TX: Management of bond packages for roof replacement, including construction drawing research, drainage and roofing design, specification preparation, and construction administration
  • Austin ISD (Twelve Schools) - TX : Construction drawing research, drainage and roofing design, roofing specification preparation, and construction administration
  • The University of Texas (Multiple Buildings) - Austin, TX: Construction drawing research, drainage and roofing design, and specification preparation


Roof Assessment and Design

  • Biobridge Global - San Antonio, TX: Roof condition assessment, roof replacement design, and construction administration
  • Four Seasons Hotel - Austin, TX: Limited condition assessment of facade and roof
  • Penland Hall, Baylor University - Waco, TX: Roof condition assessment, including infrared and core cuts


Peer Review

  • University of Texas System, Administration Office Building - Austin, TX: Peer review of roof drainage design
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Terminal Expansion - TX: Peer review of roofing and waterproofing design
  • Texas State University, Performing Arts Center - San Marcos, TX: Peer review of roof design
  • The Presidium - Austin, TX: Peer review of building envelope and roof design
  • Santikos Caso Blanca Theatre - San Antonio, TX: Peer review of waterproofing design
  • Travis County District Attorney’s Office - Austin, TX: Peer review of roof design


Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Lee County Courthouse - Giddings, TX: Roof repair design of historic courthouse


Failure/Damage Investigation

  • Tri-Supply - Temple, TX: Investigation of moisture infiltration
  • Three Texas School Districts: Roof storm and hail damage investigation and assessment
  • The University of Texas, Waggener Hall - Austin, TX: Investigation of moisture infiltration


Plazas and Terraces

  • NEISD, Agriscience Magnet Program Building - San Antonio, TX: Design of rooftop garden laboratory and teaching space
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, Social Sciences Building - TX: Construction drawing research, waterproofing design, and specification preparation for skylight and plaza waterproofing replacement project
Professional Affiliations

International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) - San Antonio/Austin chapter


Architect in TX


University of Texas School of Architecture, Austin
Bachelor of Architecture with Honors, 1978

University of Texas Graduate School of Business, Austin
Master of Business Administration, 1997