Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Since joining Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., over twenty-five years ago, Mr. Gaudette has been involved in a wide range of investigations and repair projects. The majority of his experience includes investigative work and design of repairs for various types of modern and historic concrete structures.
Paul’s work on modern concrete structures includes Mies van der Rohe’s Promontory Apartments building in Chicago, Illinois; Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute in LaJolla, California; Welton Becket’s addition to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles; and Eero Saarinen’s Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, among others. Paul has also served as historic concrete preservation consultant for John J. Earley’s Baha’i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois; Edison Memorial in Menlo Park, New Jersey; Fountain of Time and Jackson Park 63rd Street Beach House in Chicago; the Centre Street Bridge in Calgary, Alberta; the Queen Anne Water Tank in Seattle, Washington; and the Jefferson Davis Monument in Fairview, Kentucky; among others.
Mr. Gaudette has authored numerous papers on repair of modern and historic concrete, and is co-author of Preservation Briefs 15: Preservation of Historic Concrete published by the National Park Service. Paul has also co-authored a chapter on reinforced concrete in Twentieth-Century Building Materials.
Mr. Gaudette is a Fellow of the Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) and has been a course leader and instructor for five multi-day Repair of Historic Concrete courses for APT. Mr. Gaudette is also a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute and former Chair of the ACI 546 Concrete Repair Committee. He is an instructor for the ACI Seminar Series, Concrete Repair Basics Seminar and ACI Two-Day Concrete Repair Workshop, which are one and two-day courses on concrete repair presented in cities across the United States.
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