Architectural Forensics by Sam Kubba

By: Sam Kubba

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ISBN
9780071498425
Date Released
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
576
 

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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:
Full details on conducting investigations and reporting on architectural forensics
Clear guidance on preventing and curing building defects and failures
In-depth coverage of field work, photogrammetry, and lab testing
Practical insights into litigation, dispute resolution, and expert testimony
Solid business advice on presentation methods, marketing, and setting up an office and website
A valuable CD with sample forms, checklists, templates, and cost data
ISBN:
9780071498425
Publication Date:
03 / 03 / 2008
Pages:
576

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