Weir/Andrewson specializes in the
technical detailing of building envelopes, roofs, decks, fire
resistive systems, buried and exposed membranes and traffic
decks, waterproofing and flashing, coatings, sealants,
fenestration and penetrations.
Architectural firms whose primary
on design find our technical services particularly relevant
to enhance the durability of the resulting structures. W/A
provides services for the full production of construction
documents and specifications for those firms who prefer to remain
on their design work.
Investigation & Analysis of Building Failures
Our firm is well-known for our
expertise in the investigation of construction deficiencies and
the cause of building failure. Our further expertise in historic
restoration, litigation and forensics services allows us to
effectively contribute to the discovery and recording process
that is required in litigation/mediation cases.
We can provide services ranging from
informal assessments to thorough destructive investigations and
preparation of comprehensive reports. Evaluation of the
structural integrity and safety of a building can also be
provided, including conformance with the original construction
plans and specifications, applicable building codes and industry
These investigations involve
location and identification of construction deficiencies, analysis
of the impact of defects on
the performance or safety of the structure, recommendation of
solutions, preparation of estimates of the cost of repair and
identification of responsible parties. Solutions for the resolution
of construction deficiencies are the primary focus of the reports
developed from the observations of these investigations.