Existing Masonry Night School: Transitional Structures #3 – Structures – Planning a Building Investigation
November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
During Existing Masonry Night School: Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures, instructors will discuss the most common issues in assessing, maintaining, and where needed, repairing masonry cladding systems constructed in North America between the 1880 and 1945.
This session will focus on the important aspects of developing an investigation program for a transitional masonry building, including information to gather, areas for inspection, ongoing monitoring, the potential for investigative openings and laboratory testing, and potential structural analyses to consider.
About the Presenter
Casey Williams, P.E., is a Senior Project Manager at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. (SGH) in the Building Technology group. She has been involved with the investigation and remedial design of building enclosures, as well as the subsequent construction administration of repairs, including the New York State Capitol, the Massachusetts State House, and the First Church of Christ Scientist. Her focus is on historic building investigation and repair projects. Ms. Williams has experience investigating and designing repairs for slate, copper, and various membrane roofing systems; brick and stone masonry; and architectural terra cotta.