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About Rich

Mr. 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, Rich has worked on storm, explosion, lightning, fire,..

Mr. 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, Rich 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. 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. 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, Rich 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.

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

Areas of Expertise

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