About Rich

Mr. Farris is an architect with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is knowledgeable in waterproofing, building envelopes, and all types of building construction. He has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, where construction requirements can often be the most stringent. His work experience includes managerial positions at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has worked for major design firms in Los Angeles, New York, Houston, and Dallas. In property loss, Mr. Farris has worked on storm, explosion, lightning,...

Mr. Farris is an architect with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is knowledgeable in waterproofing, building envelopes, and all types of building construction. He has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, where construction requirements can often be the most stringent. His work experience includes managerial positions at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has worked for major design firms in Los Angeles, New York, Houston, and Dallas. In property loss, Mr. Farris has worked on storm, explosion, lightning, fire, freeze, accident, construction defect and earthquake on a wide range of building types. At Envista, Mr. Farris’ diverse background allows him to consult on a wide range of needs, ranging from forensics to estimating and appraisal.

Mr. Farris is an architect with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is knowledgeable in waterproofing, building envelopes, and all types of building construction. He has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, where construction requirements can often be the most stringent. His work experience includes managerial...

Mr. Farris is an architect with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is knowledgeable in waterproofing, building envelopes, and all types of building construction. He has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, where construction requirements can often be the most stringent. His work experience includes managerial positions at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has worked for major design firms in Los Angeles, New York, Houston, and Dallas. In property loss, Mr. Farris has worked on storm, explosion, lightning, fire, freeze, accident, construction defect and earthquake on a wide range of building types. At Envista, Mr. Farris’ diverse background allows him to consult on a wide range of needs, ranging from forensics to estimating and appraisal.

Areas of Expertise

  • Building Code Consulting – OBC and NFPA
  • Building Envelope Failures
  • Catastrophe Response

Education

  • Master of Science in Architecture and Building Design
    Columbia University – New York, NY
  • Bachelor of Architecture
    Rice University – Houston, TX
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Rice University – Houston, TX
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Rich Farris, AIA

Principal Consultant

Civil/​Structural

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