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Successfully Conduct and Report on Any Architectural Forensic Investigation
Architectural Forensics clearly defines the role, responsibilities, and essential work of forensic architects. This unique resource offers comprehensive coverage of building defects and failures, types of failure mechanisms, and job-critical tasks such as fieldwork, lab testing, formulating opinions, and providing expert testimony.
Packed with 300 illustrations, in-depth case studies, and numerous sample documents, this vital reference takes you step-by-step through every phase of conducting investigations...diagnosing building failures... preventing and curing building defects...and reporting on findings. The book also includes strategies for avoiding liability and resolving disputes-potentially saving vast amounts of time and money. Authoritative and up-to-date, Architectural Forensics features:
Inside This Complete Architectural Forensics Toolkit· Theory and Application of Architectural Forensics · Building Systems: Design, Evaluation, and the Forensic Architect · Building Systems and Other Issues: Failures, Causes, Prevention, and Remediation · The Forensic Consultant: Investigative Techniques, Litigation, and the Final Report · Business Development · Abbreviations and Acronyms · Glossary · Sample Documents
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Sam A.A. Kubba, PhD, (Herndon, VA) has more than 30 years’ experience in all aspects of construction. He is an award-winning architect, and has worked as a general contractor, interior designer, and property developer. His practice includes projects in the U.S., U.K., and the Middle East. He has appeared on numerous TV and radio talk shows including the BBC World Service, CNN, Lehrer Hour, CNBC, and was featured in the documentary film Fahrenheit 9/11. He is currently a consultant for the United Nations Office for Project Services, and his books include Mesopotamian Furniture (Oxford, 2006) and Space Planning for Commercial and Residential Interiors (McGraw-Hill, 2003).
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