Architecture • Engineering • Design Services

Forensics:
Architectural + Engineering Evaluation, Construction Defect Analysis


P+A provides forensic analysis and expert consultation in architecture, engineering, design and construction claims. Our rigorous fact-finding approach and clearly communicated findings are backed up by credibility that is evident from the hands on experience of our design practice.

Performance Evaluation



P+A works closely with attorneys, insurance companies, owners, and contractors to identify the causes of architectural, structural and building enclosure performance problems. The scope of our services include:

• Engineering analysis of buildings, structures and architectural components
• Construction compliance reviews and evaluation of as-built conditions
• Field investigation including visual surveys and invasive testing
• Clear and concise reports with photographic and detailed illustrations
• Evaluation of cause and extent of damage and determination of liability
• Preparation of remedial repair recommendations and costs of repair
• Review and analysis of drawings, specifications and construction documents
• Research current and past building code conformance
• Review manufacturer’s installation requirements and specifications
• Expert deposition and trial testimony
• Participation in settlement conferences, mediation, arbitration
• Graphic presentations illustrating analysis, deficiencies or repair concepts

Expert Consulting

With over 25 years of experience in mediation, arbitration and providing expert testimony during court trials and depositions, Mr. Panasci is an established expert in the investigation, research, analysis and validation of claims in:

• Architecture and Engineering Design
• Exterior Cladding Systems and Elements
• Roofing and Waterproofing Systems
• Design and Construction Defects 
• Building Damage and Insurance Loss Evaluation 
• Professional Standard of Care
• Construction Quality and Delay Claims
• Mold Contamination
• Owner/Architect and Owner/Contractor Contracts

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