Our Forensic Expert

Executive Summary

Gustavo specializes in the investigation of claims related to structural issues or failures on residential and commercial buildings up to 600 square metres (6,458 sq. ft.) in floor area. He also investigates claims arising from Ontario Building Code (OBC) non-compliance. Gustavo is routinely involved in coordination of reconstruction work from building design through to inspection of the finished project. His unique array of skills makes him a valuable resource within Arcon's Civil & Structural group. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Structural failure investigations of residential and commercial buildings and structures
  • Damage assessment due to fire, flooding, wind, impacts, settlement
  • Designs for the repair of damaged buildings
  • Architectural drafting
  • Building and construction code assessments
  • Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.)
  • Architectural Technologist (M.A.A.T.O.)
  • Registration under the Ontario Building Code as a Qualified Designer for Houses and Small Buildings
  • Evaluation, Repair, Protection & Strengthening of Existing Concrete Structures, Vector
  • Masonry Workshop, RCI
  • Seminar on Spray Foam Insulation and Asphalt Shingle Roofing, RCI
  • Designing Temporary Structures for Vertical & Horizontal Construction, Epic
  • Building Condition Assessment, Epic
  • Industrial Building Design, Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
  • Design of Steel Lintels in Masonry Walls, ASCE Continuing Education Seminar
  • Roof Technology, Maintenance & Inspection, Building Envelope Technology Inc
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