Building Envelope | Curtain Wall Engineering
Full-service design, consulting and engineering for building envelope / exterior cladding and curtain wall systems. Services include system design, structural engineering, shop drawings, fabrication / production drawings, engineering consulting, and related services.
Clients include Glazing Subcontractors and Suppliers, Panel Subcontractors and Suppliers, Stone Consultants or Subcontractors, Skylight / Slopewall or other Architectural Speciality Subcontractors or Suppliers, Manufacturers, Construction Managers and more.
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What is a Curtain Wall? Other helpful Building Envelope terminologies
Searching for a term relative to the building enclosure industry that you have heard and have no idea what it means? Search no more. This comprehensive directory of building envelope industry terminologies can help.
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WS project wins Architects Newspaper best of design award
The jury of The Architect's Newspaper's first-ever Best Of Awards has selected the project: The John and Frances Angelos Law Center for the University of Baltimore as Best Facade. Wheaton Sprague (WS) was the design engineer for this high…
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WS Project Chosen as One to Watch in 2015
Wheaton Sprague is currently working on 432 Park Avenue, partnering with Enclos on this exquisite Rafael Vinoly project. Architizer. com has chosen this and 9 other buildings as the ones they are most looking forward to seeing in 2015, which…
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Walgreens Hawaii Flagship Store Wins Award
Wheaton Sprague is proud to have worked on the team for the Walgreens Ke'eaumoku Flagship Store and would like to wish sincere congratulations on this project being the recipient of the 2015 Renaissance Awards New Commercial award for…
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John Wheaton Blog Article Released in Glass Magazine
John Wheaton, President of Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope is featured with a blog in this months' glassblog. The title of the blog article is "Bottlenecks and Values: An Engineering Services Perspective" Check it out here.
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Renderings released for new WS Project in Utah
Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope is proud to be a part of the Intermountain Utah Valley Regional Medical Center hospital with Wausau Window and Wall System. We are looking forward to Creating Structure for this project and this client.…
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Ask this before agreeing to be a sub
Teaming arrangements can be great. There are plenty of firms out there that generate most of their revenue through teaming arrangements. Scraps from a large prime could easily be a feast for a small sub.
Not only that, but putting together…
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10 Outlandish Architect Projects Made Possible by Engineers
“Architecture begins where engineering ends.”
Walter Gropius’ famous words form only one of a vast array of opinions pertaining to the intersection — or lack thereof — of two key professions within the…
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Facade Tectonics: A Thorough Recap and Review
Mark Silverberg provides a behind-the-scenes look at Facade Tectonics.
Like for my Cleveland Indians , expectations were high for the Façade Tectonics Institute’s (FTI’s) Annual Conference and…
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The Basics Of Curtain Wall Construction
Glass curtain walls consist of two basic components: the glass and the frame. How these two elements are manipulated, including the proportion, properties, and anchorage of each, constitutes the essential distinction among individual curtain…
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