Expertise DescriptionI have over 50 years experience in architecture, commercial real estate development, building contracting and construction management issues. My past projects include hospitals, churches, schools, multi-family housing, hotels, office buildings, libraries, manufacturing plants and others. I have more than 50 years experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
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My expert witness experience includes: construction defects; claim regarding a defamation and payment certification for the contractor's inconsistent performance and installation according to the specification of a high-rise development; termination of contractor for lack of performance; workman's injury and death due to structural failure; window washer seriously injured falling from an upper story to the ground; occurrence of a massive cracking due to a differential movement of the foundations owing to the presence of expansive soils.
My consulting services include : Residential projects: park plazas, student housing, towers, terraces, apartment buildings, inns; Industrial building projects: design of a department of water and power, a major computer center, and styrofoam manufacturing facility; Health facility projects: full service hospital design, nursing wing design, and completion of architectural / construction documents for a constructibility review; Educational facility projects: preparation of studies and documents for the replacement of reconstruction of several buildings damaged by the Northridge earthquake, elementary school design, renovation construction of University facilities; Coordination of architects and engineers in evaluation of the damage from the earthquake to Los Angeles County Facilities.
|Bachelor's||Architecture||University of Oregon|
|Licensed Architect – Washington|
|National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB – National)|
Awards & Affiliation
|Several AIA awards for Architectural Design Excellence in Buildings|
|Awards from Civic Organizations for Design Achievements|
|Award from Sunset Magazine for Home Design|
American Plaza Condominium Association