Building on more than sixty years of finding innovative solutions to construction-related problems, WJE recognizes the value of knowledge sharing and collaboration, not just among our employees but with our industry colleagues as well. Through a series of articles, our experts share their knowledge and experiences on a variety of topics, both general and specific. We encourage you to use our filters to find subjects that interest you and may help you better understand a challenge you face in your work.
Materials, detailing, and historic construction techniques for designing appropriate repairs MORE >Evaluation and Repair of 100-Year-Old Concrete Structures
Effective advance planning offsets possible effects of construction vibrations. MORE >Targeted Vibration Control During Internal Construction - The Neue Galerie New York
Post-earthquake assessment, stabilization, and repair design of the Washington Monument MORE >Monumental Challenge
Soldering prevents moisture infiltration into seams in metal roofing. MORE >WJE Primer: Soldering Stainless Steel
Environmental conditions can help illustrate roof problems during investigations. MORE >WJE Primer: Frost Patterns—Survey Aid
Unique approach used to assess the concrete superstructure and timber pile foundations MORE >Revitalization of a Historic Concrete Train Depot
Why is it called galvanizing? MORE >WJE Primer: Galvanized Nails
Pyritic shale fill materials can result in significant damages and repair costs. MORE >The Disruptive Potential of Pyritic Shale Fill
Framework for remediation and restoration of limestone assemblies MORE >Assessment and Repair Considerations with Indiana Limestone
What is rosin paper? That is a surprisingly difficult question to answer. MORE >WJE Primer: Red Rosin Paper
This article shares the advantages and disadvantages of using rope access techniques to access... MORE >A WJE Advisory: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Rope Access Techniques
Fire protection design in high-rise structures MORE >Exterior Cladding and Fire Protection: More Than Skin Deep
Historical background, basis for design, and seismic retrofit techniques MORE >Hibernia Bank Building: Historic Renovation and Seismic Retrofit
Adaptive reuse project also known as "The 606" MORE >Innovative Erection Procedures for Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail
Renovation and restoration of existing structures MORE >Timber Truss Bolted Connection Repair and Full-Scale Load Testing
Detailed investigation and analysis of assemblies and materials MORE >Teak Window Restoration: Material Issues at the Salk Institute
WJE regularly hosts webinars on interesting topics and challenges related to the built world. We encourage you to search through our library for subjects of interest to you. Watch, listen, and share with others. And join our webinar mailing list to receive invitations to upcoming live webinars; attendees are eligible to earn AIA learning units (PDHs). Whether you join us live or view a recording, we hope you'll learn something new that will help you in your work.
Experience WJE's capabilities, project work, laboratories, and company culture as told by our staff and clients in this selection of videos.
WJE encourages its engineers, architects, and materials scientists to contribute to the ongoing dialogue of the built world through the sharing of presentations at conferences, seminars, and other educational forums. Please check back on a regular basis to see where a WJE expert will be speaking next.
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FacadeOrdinance.com contains general information regarding facade ordinances in various cities throughout the United States. The site contains information, deadlines, and timelines on facade ordinances for Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Jersey City, Milwaukee, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and St. Louis.
SeismicOrdinances.com serves as a knowledge base for information regarding seismic assessment and retrofit requirements and relevant deadlines that pertain to seismic ordinances in various cities throughout California. The site covers both wood-frame soft-story structures and non-ductile concrete structures in the following cities: Alameda, Berkeley, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Carpinteria, Culver City, Fremont, Hayward, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Mountain View, Oakland, Pasadena, Richmond, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Torrance, and West Hollywood.