He has been in the curtain wall industry for more than 40 years and his expertise covers many areas, from creating preliminary design proposals to managing the on-site erection of complete wall systems. He has worked on prestigious projects all over the world from the Midwest to the Far East, and from California to New York and Europe.
His most notable projects are the super tall towers in the world such as Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Shanghai World Financial Center in China, and Taipei Financial Center.
He is known by clients for turning design ideas and visions into reality through his technical mastery of the curtain wall processes. When he is on board, clients are confident that their curtain walls function for strength and weatherability without compromising aesthetics at a reasonable cost.
When at work, he balances the technicalities of engineering with the demands of aesthetics, ensures customer satisfaction and marshals the efforts of his team.
Joe earned a degree from the School of Architecture of the University of South Western Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana. He was part of the Cupples design team that designed and engineered the facade of Hong Kong Shanghai Bank building in Hong Kong, his stint in Cupples made him expert in the facade design and implementation.