photo of a drone

Have concerns about your building’s exterior?

When a unique 50-year-old building on Mare Island began showing signs of exterior concrete degradation, the building manager needed to find out where it was happening and how bad the damage was. Using the traditional method of having investigators hang from harnesses is dangerous, costly, and could take weeks. Plus, it runs the risk of […]

CSI/AIA Building Disasters: Waterproofing Nightmares

What if your project ends up leaking, what could that cost you or your client? How about $6 million in damages and a $1.5 million settlement! That should scare every architect in the room.

Importance of a hands-on approach to architecture

A hands-on approach to architecture is important for understanding project parameters. This is especially true when working with existing structures—plans might not reflect exactly what has been built. Project: Operating Room Expansion