ARA’s Joe Smith and Ken Herrle provided their expertise in resilient systems, as key contributors to a new chapter on building resilience for the 12th Edition of the Architectural Graphic Standards, released in March of 2016. Published by Wiley for the American Institute of Architects, the Architectural Graphic Standards is the unsurpassed reference for building design and construction professionals. Meticulous attention to detail in both information and illustration has made this book the “Architect’s Bible” since 1932.
Joe Smith is a Principal Engineer with over 30 years of experience in research, civil engineering and structural design to resist attack. Ken Herrle is a licensed Professional Engineer in nine states and Washington, D.C., and has been with ARA for 14 years.