"Fighting Back," by David Hill, Civil Engineering, January 2014—One year after Hurricane Sandy, New York-area engineers are focused not only on rebuilding, but on developing infrastructure that is more resilient against the battering effects of climate change. Weidlinger Principal Anurag Jain is quoted. read more (ASCE login required)
"New U.S. Embassy Breaks Ground in London," by Catherine A. Cardno, PhD, Civil Engineering, November 26, 2013—Weidlinger Associates is completing the structural and blast engineering for the U.S. Embassy in London, which is slated for completion in 2017. read more
"Suspension System of New York's Manhattan Bridge Gets Long-Awaited Update," by David Hill, Civil Engineering, November 2013—Weidlinger is providing engineering services for replacement of the suspension cables of New York's Manhattan Bridge, to be completed in November 2013. Weidlinger Principal Guang-Nan Fanjiang is quoted. read more
"New York City Explores 'Green' Infrastructure Approaches to Reduce Sewer Overflows," by Jay Landers, Civil Engineering, November 2013—Weidlinger provided civil and structural engineering services for the Gowanus Canal Sponge Park, one of two projects profiled here. The 1,800-square-foot system will retain and filter stormwater runoff from streets that drain into the canal. read more
"A Modernist Structure Is Restored with Kickstarter," by Kevin Wilcox, ASCE News, October 29, 2013—The fundraising campaign to save the historic summer home of company founder Paul Weidlinger has reached its initial goal of $50,000. However, the total amount needed to complete the restoration is $150,000. Click here to learn how you can contribute. read more
Weidlinger Principal Dr. Mohammed Ettouney will be among the panelists for Engineering News-Record's "Smart Infrastructure: Business Risks & Opportunities" webinar on October 23, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. To register, click here.
Weidlinger's Dr. Mohammed Ettouney will present "Progressive Collapse Principles of Bridge Structures" as part of the ASCE Met Section lecture series. The presentation, which is free to ASCE members, will take place October 16, 2013, 5:30-7:30 p.m., in the Edison Room of Con Edison's New York Headquarters. Click here to register online.
The Cape Cod Modern House Trust (www.ccmht.org) has mounted a Kickstarter campaign to raise $50,000 toward restoration of a summer home designed and originally occupied by company founder Paul Weidlinger. The historic structure is representative of the Modern movement on Massachusetts's Outer Cape. To view a short film about the house and learn how you can contribute, click here.
"Estadio Ciudad de La Plata (La Plata Stadium), Argentina," by Matthys Levy, Tian-Fang Jing, Andrzej Brzozowski, and Gregory Freeman, Structural Engineering International, August 2013—This cover story in the journal of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering profiles La Plata Stadium, winner of the organization's 2012 Outstanding Structure Award. request PDF
Built on Narrow Land, a film by Malachi Connolly, will be featured at the Provincetown International Film Festival, June 19-23, 2013. This intimate documentary chronicles the history of mid-century Bauhaus architecture on Cape Cod—including the summer home of company founder Paul Weidlinger—and ongoing efforts to preserve the structures. Click here for festival details and here for the film's official website.
"New Design Concept for W. Thames Bridge Is Finally Revealed," by Hana R. Alberts, Tribeca Trib Online, June 6, 2013—The city presented renderings of a new design for the $27-million pedestrian bridge over West Street in New York City, designed jointly by Weidlinger Associates and WXY Architecture. read more
Weidlinger Senior Associate Adam Hapij, PE, will co-present "Multidisciplinary Assessment of Building System Response to Superstorm Sandy" at the June 6, 2013, panel, After Superstorm Sandy: Rebuilding and Planning Metropolitan Infrastructure. He is representing the Architectural Engineering Institute Committee for Abnormal Demands on Buildings, of which he is chairman. Click here for event info and here for presentation abstract.
"Weidlinger Launches PZFlexCloudTM Using CliQr TechnologiesTM to Set New Standard for Finite Element Software-as-a-Service," Marketwire.com, May 21, 2013—Weidlinger Associates, Inc., and CliQr TechnologiesTM announced the release of PZFlexCloud on CliQr's CloudCenterTM platform. Running on HP Cloud Services, PZFlexCloud makes PZFlex®, Weidlinger's popular 3D virtual-prototyping and wave-propagation analysis software, affordable and accessible to a much broader set of users. read more
"ACEC New York Awards 18 Scholarships to NYS Schools' Engineering Students," New York Real Estate Journal, May 15, 2013—The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awarded the Weidlinger Associates, Inc., Scholarship to Matthew Post, a bachelor's degree candidate in civil engineering at Manhattan College. read more
"Youth Activity Center Gets Donations," Los Alamos Monitor, March 21, 2013—A donation from the Weidlinger Navarro Northern New Mexico Joint Venture helped fund the upgrade of the Family Council's Youth Activity Center in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Associate Principal Jim Weeks is pictured. read more
"Bleecker Street Subway Restored by Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects" by REW Staff, Real Estate Weekly, March 20, 2013—Designed by Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects in a joint venture with Weidlinger Associates, the MTA's $94.5-million rehabilitation restores the station to its former glory and links two major subway lines. read more
"East 180th Street Station Renovation Complete" by Kevin Wilcox, Civil Engineering, March 12, 2013—Weidlinger Principal Steven Highfill describes the engineering challenges of restoring the historic station and adjoining administration building. Engineering and design services were provide by a joint venture of Weidlinger and Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects. read more (ASCE login required)
"WWII Museum Pavilion Salutes Nation's Strength" by Lynn R. Novelli, Civil Engineering, February 12, 2013—The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, announced the opening of the U.S. Freedom Pavilion: Boeing Center, part of the museum's $325-million expansion plan. Weidlinger is providing structural engineering services for all phases of the expansion. Weidlinger Principal Tian-Fang Jing is quoted. read more (ASCE login required)
"100 Years Later, a Railroad Landmark Is Revived" by David W. Dunlap, the New York Times, January 31, 2013—For its 2012 centenary, the historic East 180th Street station in the Bronx, New York, received a $66.6-million restoration. Weidlinger designed the renovation in association with Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects. read more
"Translucent Dome for Argentine Soccer Stadium" by Matthys Levy, Structure, February 2013— This cover story, written by Weidlinger Chairman Emeritus Matthys Levy, details the design and construction of Argentina's prizewinning La Plata Stadium, whose twin-peaked fabric roof is an application of the Tenstar Dome™ concept originally developed by the firm for the Georgia Dome. read more
"National September 11 Memorial: Notes of Interest," AIA.org, January 14, 2013—The American Institute of Architects announced that the National September 11 Memorial, designed by Handel Architects, won a 2013 Institute Honor Award. Weidlinger was the blast hardening consultant for the project. read more
"Times Square 'Bow Tie' Is to Get Belts of Steel and Granite" by David W. Dunlap, the New York Times, January 13, 2013—Weidlinger has been the civil engineer since 2006 and has provided structural and security engineering services for the Times Square Reconstruction project, profiled here. read more
"President Clinton, Governor Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg, Tom Brokaw and Friends Dedicate FDR Four Freedoms Park in New York City," Business Wire, October 17, 2012—Weidlinger Associates was the structural engineer for the FDR Four Freedoms Park, dedicated on October 16, 2012. Designed in 1973 by the late Louis I. Kahn, the park is the first memorial dedicated to President Roosevelt in his home state. read more
"Set in Stone: Commemorating the Legacy of FDR, Louis I. Kahn's Last Monument Rises, 38 Years After He Designed It, on a Watery Urban Site" by Beth Broome, Architectural Record, October 17, 2012—Located on Roosevelt Island, overlooking New York's East River, the FDR Four Freedoms Park realizes the vision of architect Louis I. Kahn, who conceived it as a "room and a garden." Weidlinger was the structural engineer. read more
The 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering, convened by the American Association for Wind Engineering, will take place in Seattle, Washington, June 16-20, 2013. The conference theme will be "Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation." The deadline for submission of presentation abstracts is October 20, 2012. Weidlinger Principal Dr. Anurag Jain will co-chair the conference along with Professor Dorothy Reed of the University of Washington. read more