Over the course of more than 175,000 projects, WJE engineers, architects, and materials have worked to extend the life of countless structures, improve our understanding of why materials and structures fail, and contribute to a safer and more durable built world. We’re passionate about our work and believe it is our responsibility to share our experiences and lessons learned for the enrichment of our clients and the advancement of our industry.
We hope you learn something new that helps you better understand and address a challenge you face in your own work.
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)
Elise Love explores a phenomenon known as galvanic corrosion in this WJE Primer article MORE >WJE Primer: Galvanic Corrosion
Stone durability can vary, so analyzing composition is one approach discussed in this WJE Primer... MORE >WJE Primer: Evaluating Stone Durability
Understanding changes in aluminum-framed fenestration systems MORE >Retrofitting with High-Performance Aluminum-Framed Window Systems
In this WJE Primer article, Logan Cook shares five common winter challenges to consider while... MORE >WJE Primer: Addressing Your Building's Winter Blahs
In this WJE Primer article, the use of deicers on concrete roadways and walkways is examined MORE >WJE Primer: Deicers
We regularly host webinars on interesting topics and challenges related to the built world. You’re encouraged to search through our library for subjects of interest to you. Watch, listen, and share these recordings with others, and join our webinar mailing list to receive invitations to upcoming live webinars. Attendees are eligible for American Institute of Architects Learning Units, which count toward licensing requirements for professional engineers in most states.
Whether you join us live or view a recording, we hope you'll learn something new that will help you in your work.
Experience our capabilities, project work, laboratories, and company culture as told by our staff and clients in this selection of videos.
Our professionals are leaders in key industry organizations and technical committees and regularly contribute to the ongoing dialogue of the built world at conferences and other educational forums. Check back soon to see where our experts will be speaking next.
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