WJE Wins Award of Excellence for the Baha'i House of Worship

WJE has won an ICRI Award of Excellence for its work on the Baha'i House of Worship

The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) has awarded WJE an Award of Excellence in the Longevity Category for its work on the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. The Baha'i House of Worship, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is on the of nation's finest examples of architectural concrete, was designed by architect Louis Bourgeois with engineer John J. Earley, "the man who made concrete beautiful," and erected between 1930 and 1953. The project consisted of a comprehensive program to correct defective details of the initial construction and restore the temple's remarkable concrete to its original and brilliant condition. WJE served as the project engineer/designer. The Baha'i House of Worship was awarded ICRI's Repair Project of the Year Award in 1993 and the Award of Merit in 2010.

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