Expertise DescriptionI have more than 25 years with extensive background in Architectural services. I specialize in waterproofing, building sites, site-work, building technology & diagnosis, peer review, and building code analysis. My additional services include commercial architecture, facility assessments, architectural assessment, architectural building testing and evaluation, and due diligence inspections. I manage design /build, construction, and design/bid/award delivery processes. I have worked in concrete, steel, and wood, particularly with wood-framed construction and building envelope design. I provide project management services as an owner's representative, construction manager (agent, advisor or at-risk), or quality control representative. I am experienced in managing each phase of design and construction, including the preparation of master plans, prioritization analysis, and pre-qualification procedures. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes Design and Construction, Professional Standard of Care, Codes and Standards
Contracts, Building Envelope, and Construction Management.
My consulting services include Architectural and Engineering Services, Remedial Design / Construction Documentation, Building Department Processing / Code Analysis, Owner's Representative Services, Building Envelope Analysis, Life Safety Analysis, Plan Check / Peer Review / Risk Management, Building Envelope Investigations / Due Diligence / Inspections, Building Technology and Diagnosis, Construction Management, Cost Estimating and Value Engineering, Life Cycle Analysis, Destructive and Non-Destructive Investigations, including in-field water testing WUFI Analysis, Failure Analysis, Standard of Care Analysis.
My consulting projects include Single family residential projects, Multi-family residential projects, Single family tract development projects, Hospitality and resort projects, Institutional facilities projects, Commercial and Office projects, and High-rise Building projects.
My professional experience includes Construction Contract Administration, Corporate Architects and Facility Management, Practice Management, and Project Delivery.
I have had extensive experience investigating balconies.
|Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design|
|Accredited Professional (LEED AP)|
|Certified Field Testing Technician – Grade 1|
|American Concrete Institute (ACI)|
|Architect – CA|
|Contractor – CA|
|National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)|
Awards & Affiliation
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases