Expertise DescriptionI have over 40 years experience in architecture and construction as a principal planner and designer specializing in various types of building structures. My expertise includes project management, facilities programming, planning/urban design & public hearings, contract documents and coordination, specifications & material research, cost estimating & project scheduling, and construction contract administration. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Defects and delay claims analysis; Analysis of water intrusion in condominiums and townhouses; Negligence in practice of architecture; Analysis of real estate development economics; Structural defect analysis.
My consulting services include: Land and Project Development feasibility analysis and review; Pre-construction review; Post-construction review; Peer review of design and construction documents; Real estate purchase and financing.
I have been a licensed architect for over 40 years and a planning commissioner for over 12 years. I am well experienced in accessibility issues in commercial projects. As part of my continuing education as a licensed architect, I regularly complete coursework specifically on disabled access.
My work has been on commercial and industrial projects in various jurisdictions throughout California and five other states and I am certified to practice throughout the US. In each and every one of those projects, I have been responsible to designing, reviewing and checking all aspects of design and construction to comply with state and federal accessibility guidelines. I have lots of experience with parking lot maintenance.
|Bachelor Degree||Architecture||Ohio State University|
|Architecture Studies||University of Southern California|
|Licensed Architect in California|
|Licensed Real Estate Broker In California|
Awards & Affiliation
|AIA Award of Merit|
|PCBC Golden Nugget Award|
|American Wood Council Award|
|SF Arts Commission|
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases