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Dustin E. Knapp

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Dustin Knapp has a wide range of investigation and repair design experience related to water intrusion, facade. roofing and waterproofing, structural assessments, and building envelope systems. He has provided services for office buildings, hospitals, schools, airports, convention centers, condominiums, and hotels across the country. He routinely performs investigation, design, and preparation of repair drawings as well as construction period services.

Mr. Knapp has performed water leakage testing in accordance with ASTM test methods and has performed capacitance meter and infrared testing and monitoring of various roof and wall assemblies. His consulting services include peer review of construction documents, condition surveys of existing structures, quality control testing, prepurchase inspections, and field observation services.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

 

Facade Assessment

  • Granite Park Place - Pasadena, CA: Building enclosure commissioning
  • 401 Chapala One - Santa Barbara, CA: Facade recladding
  • 199 East Lake Shore Drive Building - Chicago, IL: Critical examination of facade
  • Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock, AR: Building cladding and stabilization consulting

 

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • Hawaii State Capitol - Honolulu: Design and construction period services for roof replacement
  • Park Lane Condominiums - Honolulu, HI: Design and construction period services for new roofing and waterproofing
  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel - Waimea, HI: Hotel roof assessment
  • Saint Dismas Church - Waukegan, IL: Investigation and repair of leakage at roof and exterior walls
  • Mission Hills - Northbrook, IL:  Roofing assessment, replacement design, and construction period services

 

EIFS and Stucco Systems

  • Washington Square - Nashville, TN: Blast damage assessment, facade repairs, and window replacement
  • Maui Space Surveillance Complex – Haleakala, HI: Investigation and facade replacement design

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Waikiki Parc Hotel – Honolulu, HI Roofing, waterproofing, cladding and fenestration rehabilitation design and construction period services.
  • Holy Name Cathedral - Chicago, IL: Design and observations of masonry and wood framing and installation of moisture monitoring system
  • Lee County Courthouse - Giddings, TX: Assessment, repair recommendations, and master planning
  • Otesaga Hotel - Cooperstown, NY: East porch rehabilitation
  • Yankee Hill Apartments - Milwaukee, WI: Plaza repairs and litigation services

 

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • National Grocery Chain - Chicago, IL: Water leakage investigation and repair design
  • Condell Medical Center - Libertyville, IL:  Window and curtain wall investigation, repair design, and construction observation
Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects
ASTM International
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants

Registrations

Architect in HI and IL
HAAG Certified Inspector
NCARB Certificate
Registered Roof Observer

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies, 2008
Master of Science, Architecture/Structures Option, 2010