Doug works with clients on developing reasonable and appropriate solutions to reduce or mitigate the risk of explosive threats.

Doug Heinze leads the Protective Design practice in the Philadelphia office. He has more than 15 years of experience designing conventional and hardened structures and specializes in providing protective design for new buildings as well as renovation and upgrade projects.

Designing for a Dangerous World
Doug has extensive expertise in analyzing the behavior of structures under dynamic airblast shock and vibration loading, performing vulnerability/feasibility assessments and developing anti-terrorist, blast-resistant design for public and private structures including embassies, courthouses, office buildings, bio-safety laboratories, transportation hubs and mission critical data centers. His portfolio includes a number of high-profile projects, such as blast engineering for the rebuild and renovation of the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, following the 9/11 attacks, the World Trade Center site redevelopment in New York, the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and more than 25 U.S. embassies worldwide.

Outside of Work
A Philadelphia native, Doug is a big fan of the local professional sports teams, including the Eagles and Sixers. He likes to spend time outdoors to unwind, whether it be hiking in nearby parks or maintaining his home garden. Doug also enjoys traveling and reading, especially to his young daughter, Nina.

Expertise
• Structural analysis and design
• Blast-resistant protective design
• Risk, threat and vulnerability assessment
• Progressive collapse mitigation
• Anti-ram vehicle barrier design