The Case of the Chronic Cracks

June 11, 2012
Writing in the June 2012 issue of Structural Engineer magazine, WJE's Brian Pashina and Mark Chauvin share how they solved the problem of significant cracks on the exterior of a new building.

When cracks recur after repeated attempts at repair, patience can be tested; once-good relationships among the owner, designer, and contractor may fray and monetary damages can be alleged. This article describes such a project and the unusual cause of the cracking. Learn why the unlikely culprits are not always unlikely.

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