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Monday, January 28, 2013

Lunch Presentation on 1/30 Will Address How to Maintain & Repair Historic Masonry Buildings

TOPIC:  Nondestructive Evaluation of Historic Masonry Construction
PRESENTER: Taryn Stubblefield, S.E., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
DATE:  Wednesday, January 30, 2013
TIME: 12-1 pm (brown bag presentation)
PLACE: AIA Center for Architecture, 800 Fort Street Mall, Suite 100, Honolulu, HI
1.0             CEU Credit

The event is Free.  Registration not required; walk-ins welcome.

Building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors are often faced with difficult questions about how to maintain and repair historic masonry buildings.  This presentation will describe the tools available to help understand a building’s construction and condition, without excessive damage to the historic fabric.  The presentation will explain what managers, design professionals, and contractors need to know about how these tools work, their limitations, and their benefits.

Taryn N. Stubblefield, S.E. is a Senior Staff II Engineer with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger in San Francisco, California.  Ms. Stubblefield has over ten years of experience in structural engineering and building technology.  Her experience includes building envelope investigations, investigating and designing repairs for historic structures, seismic evaluation of existing buildings, and probable earthquake loss evaluations.  Taryn is a member of APTI and a Director on the Board of the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC).

For questions or more information, contact Taryn Stubblefield at or 415-495-3700.

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