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Design + Reconstruction, Forensic + Litigation Support

For more than two decades Mr. Garcia has provided hands-on leadership to the Design + Reconstruction Department, and additionally, the entire firm with his partners. Mr. Garcia has supported a diversity of clients in search of practicality, performance, and endurance for their architectural services. He is a creative thinker of innovative project value, performance, and possesses the in-depth knowledge of essential planning, design, and project management skills.

Mr. Garcia provides oversite and manages reconstruction design, construction contract administration, litigation support, construction documents, bidding, and negotiation oversight, performs peer reviews, does building condition assessments, and waterproofing/building envelope consulting services, in addition to code and Title 24 Accessibility compliance review for existing commercial structures.

Additional responsibilities and expertise:

  • Responsible for providing architectural services relating to design and reconstruction of residential and commercial projects
  • Review of litigation documents for preparation of an Overall Repair Plan which defines the scope of repairs along with associated cost estimates
  • Manages the Design + Reconstruction Department mentoring and supervising the production staff.
  • Preparation of maintenance guidelines and recommendations for use by Homeowner Associations
  • Assist litigation department with repair design development and documentation
  • Quality control review of architectural drawings for new construction projects
  • Architectural services for design and reconstruction

Professional History:
Mr. Garcia joined AVELAR, formerly Richard Avelar & Associates, in 1997 and became a principal of the firm in 2001. Prior to joining the company, Joe had an entrepreneurial spirit and was Principal and owner of his own design firm.

Educational History:
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Professional Affiliations:
Joe is a member of American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Joe is a California licensed architect, by the California Architects Board (No. C26356)

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