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.
Advantages and disadvantages for subgrade waterproofing membrane systems MORE >Redundancy in Subgrade Waterproofing
During repair and restoration projects, it is not uncommon to encounter lead paint. MORE >Dealing with Lead Paint Removal
Investigation and rehabilitation design of this historic Minneapolis bridge (part 2 of 2) MORE >The Franklin Avenue Bridge: Structural Analysis and Accelerated Bridge Construction
Grenfell Tower fire raises concerns about exterior wall materials that facilitate combustion. MORE >Fire Resistance of Exterior Cladding Materials
Performing upgrades without properly diagnosing the issues can lead to significant costs. MORE >The New Roof Is Still Leaking?
Investigation and rehabilitation design of this historic Minneapolis bridge (part 1 of 2) MORE >The Franklin Avenue Bridge: History, Investigation, and Rehabilitation
Degradation and changing usage led to the full replacement of the deck and spandrel cap beams. MORE >The Franklin Avenue Bridge - Analysis, Design, and Accelerated Bridge Construction
The roof is the workhorse of the whole building envelope. MORE >Planning a Roof Replacement - A Consultant's Guide to Reroofing Evaluation and Design
When structural deficiencies affect the architecture aesthetic, additional challenges arise. MORE >Second Chances: Maintaining Architectural Aesthetics with Timber Repairs
Learn about common open web steel joists in this WJE Primer article MORE >WJE Primer: An Overview of Open Web Steel Joists
In the context of historic preservation, the use of coatings presents unique challenges. MORE >A Preservation Perspective on Coatings
Maintaining and repairing existing buildings represents an efficient use of resources that... MORE >Current Code and Repair of Damaged Buildings
In this WJE Primer article, Ross Smith examines five keys to understanding the value of BECx MORE >WJE Primer: 5 Keys to Understanding the Value of Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx)
Exploration of critical design considerations and workmanship issues MORE >Adhered Stone Veneer - Understanding a Sticky Situation
Case studies examine two different plaster remediation projects (part 2 of 2). MORE >Assessment and Repair of Historic Plaster Systems (Part 2)
Case studies examine two different plaster remediation projects (part 1 of 2). MORE >Assessment and Repair of Historic Plaster Systems (Part 1)
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.
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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.