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Timothy M. Ariosto

Associate III

 
Experience

Since joining WJE in 2013, Timothy Ariosto has worked on a variety of projects, including condition assessments of masonry and glass facades, failure assessments, rehabilitation of historic masonry facades, and rehabilitation of parking structures. Mr. Ariosto’s experience is well-rounded, rooted in investigation of failures, design of repairs, and completion of construction administration services. While studying structural engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, he worked as a research assistant with a focus on building science.

 

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Concrete Structures

  • New York Aquarium - Brooklyn, NY: Investigation and documentation of defects associated with concrete placement during construction of new marine tanks and building structure

 

Facade Assessment

  • Macy’s Herald Square - New York, NY: Evaluation of masonry facade for the preparation of a NYC DOB facade inspection and safety program
  • Lord & Taylor Department Store - New York, NY: Evaluation of masonry facade for the preparation of a New York City DOB facade inspection and safety program
  • Waldorf Astoria Hotel - New York, NY: Condition assessment of historic masonry facade

 

Parking Structures

  • Yale University, Prospect-Sachem Parking Garage - New Haven, CT: Design, document preparation, and construction period services for repair of a precast parking garage structure
  • Merrittview Parking Garage - Norwalk, CT: Investigation, design of structural and waterproofing repairs, and construction period services for repair of a steel-framed parking garage
  • Spring Creek Towers - Brooklyn, NY: Investigation of concrete defects in a reinforced concrete parking garage, preparation of construction documents, and construction period services during implementation of repairs

 

Wood Structures

  • Congregation Beth Elohim - Brooklyn, NY: Design of repairs to deteriorated wood joists in historic synagogue
  • National Restaurant Chain - Greenwich, CT: Investigation of the failure of wood trusses, design of repairs, and construction period services during repair

 

Plazas and Terraces

  • 100, 200, and 300 First Stamford Place - Stamford, CT: Design of waterproofing repair at plaza
  • Yale University Art Gallery - New Haven, CT: Investigation of leaks and waterproofing repairs at historic landmark building

 

Masonry Restoration

  • University of Connecticut, South Campus Dormitories - Storrs, CT: Development of brick masonry, cast stone, and slate roof repairs
  • Council on Foreign Relations - New York, NY: Development of masonry and roofing repairs
  • Yale University, Durfee Hall - New Haven, CT: Design of masonry repairs for historic brownstone facade

 

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • American Museum of Natural History, Rose Center - New York, NY: Coordination of repairs to point supported glass curtain wall
  • 777 Main Street - Hartford, CT: Monitoring of glass for breakage resulting from defects and thermal stresses

 

Structural Analysis

  • Riverpark Office Building - Norwalk, CT: Determination of reserve capacity of existing steel-framed roof structure prior to planned green roof and photovoltaic installation
  • Philip Johnson House, Glass House Sculpture Gallery - New Canaan, CT: Determination of reserve capacity of concrete structure in preparation for new art installation and crane picks
Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Steel Construction
American Society of Civil Engineers

Registrations

Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP)
Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure (CxA+BE)
Professional Engineer in CT

Education

The Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Structures Option, 2010
Master of Science, Architectural Engineering, 2013