ROBERT BITTERLI



ROBERT BITTERLI, AIA/NCARB, LEED AP

President/CEO
Principal Consultant, Director 

Throughout Bob’s career he has provided clients with a personal commitment, delivering expert consultant services in a forthright manner, with both pragmatic and theoretical perspectives in mind.

SPECIALTIES

  • Trial and Mediation Expert Witness
  • Forensic Architecture
  • Design & Construction Claims

SELECTED PROJECTS

  • Signature Tower: Stucco Recladding, CMU Repair, Litigation Support Forensic Architect for Plaintiff Lead plaintiff expert team, structural, IAQ, Investigated and documented stucco and CMU defects 36-story luxury condo, $20 million claim, two year investigation and litigation *Currently active
  • Lee Memorial Health Park South: Moisture Intrusion Investigation & Re-Cladding Project Forensic Architect for Plaintiff Lead forensic investigation, testified in deposition, litigation support Pediatric / surgical / patient units, $20 million claim, $12 million repair project, 3+ years Successful settlement for client in January 2012 Completed re-cladding project in August 2014
  • The Alagon on Bayshore: Forensic Architect for Defense of SSAA Architects Produced defense report for insurer, reviewed architect’s standard of care 23-story condo on Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, FL Settled in 2010

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Architect: FL (# 8235), TX (# 22630), GA (# RA012955)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certified Number 42,542; MD (# 9312); IN (# 920140); UT (# 02391-0201-0)

EDUCATION

  • University of Florida, M.A. Architecture (Honors, AIA Silver Medal Award, Gargoyle Honor Society, University of Florida Faculty), 1977
  • University of Florida, B.S. Design (Honors), 1975
  • St. Petersberg College, 1972
  • Over 150 seminars, conferences and courses in continuing education

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

  • AIA/NIBS Tampa Bay Building Enclosure Council (TBBEC) Chairman, 2013–present
  • AIA National, 1978–present
  • AIA Florida, 1978–present
  • AIA Tampa Bay, 1986–present
  • AIA St. Petersburg, 1986–present
  • ICC (International Code Council), 2002–present
  • USGBC (United States Green Building Council), 2007–present
  • NIBS (National Institute for Building Sciences), 2008–present
  • NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), 2008–present
  • IBHS (Institute for Business and Home Safety), 2009–present
  • RCI (Roof Consulting Institute), 2010–present
  • ASTM (American Society of Testing and Materials), 2010–present
  • Tampa Bay Building Enclosure Council, Founding Chair, 2013–present