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About Rich

Mr. Rich Farris is an architect with over 35 years of 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 issues can often be the most demanding. 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. Rich Farris is an architect with over 35 years of 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 issues can often be the most demanding. 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, and builder’s risk on a wide range of building types. At Envista, Mr. Farris's broad background allows him to consult on a wide range of needs, including building consulting, CAT work, estimating, and forensics.

Mr. Rich Farris is an architect with over 35 years of 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 issues can often be the most demanding. His work experience includes managerial...

Mr. Rich Farris is an architect with over 35 years of 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 issues can often be the most demanding. 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, and builder’s risk on a wide range of building types. At Envista, Mr. Farris's broad background allows him to consult on a wide range of needs, including building consulting, CAT work, estimating, and forensics.

Areas of Expertise

  • Builder's Consulting
  • Builder's Risk
  • Builder's Risk & Delayed Start Up (DSU) Claims
  • Building Code Consulting – OBC and NFPA
  • Building Consulting
  • Building Envelope Failures
  • Building Forensics
  • Building Systems
  • Catastrophe Response
  • Construction
  • Environmental Factors
  • High Rise Buildings

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

Construction

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