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Amor Architectural Corporation

Amor Architectural Corporation

9483 Haven Avenue, Suite 100
Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730

Phone(909) 259-9971

Website amorarch.com
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William A. Amor is licensed in 50 states with 25 years of experience as an architect and 20 years of forensic architecture. Forensic duties include detailed investigation research, serving as an expert witness, and participating in depositions. Amor is available to assist plaintiff attorneys in cases involving, but not limited to: forensic architecture, building codes, ADA compliance, and industry standards.

Services

Services include:

- Expert testimony
- Expert report writing
- Peer reviews
- Depositions

Areas of Expertise

Profile

Amor offers a unique set of credentials as a licensed architect in 50 states, a Certified Access Specialist (CASp), and Registered Access Specialist, and is one of the 50 APEC Architect's. Thus, Amor is up to date on architectural and accessibility requirements across North America and Canada.

Additionally, Amor serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the California Architects Board and an active Expert Witness for the Nevada State Board of Architecture, Interior Design and Residential Design.

Consulting Practice

All States and Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario)

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Professional Experience

Prior to founding Amor Architectural Corporation, William Amor served as:

- Architect, Office of William A. Amor
- Architect, Bergman Architecture
- Architect, Construction Management Associates
- Instructor, Modern Technology Industrial College
- Instructor, U.S. Navy
- Instructor, American Institute of Architects
- Instructor, Walt Disney Imagineering
- General Contractor, William Amor G.C.


Licenses

Licensed architect in the following states: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, and the Canadian provinces Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Ontario.


Legal Experience & Services

Depositions

1. Admiral’s Point, Las Vegas, Nevada
2. Black Mountain, Henderson, Nevada
3. Canyon Willow West, Las Vegas, Nevada
4. Creekside, Sacramento, California
5. Fairfield Grande Village, Fairfield, California
6. Santa Margarita, Las Vegas, Nevada
7. Scottsdale Place, Las Vegas, Nevada
8. Scottsdale Points, Las Vegas, Nevada
9. Torrey Pines, Pleasanton, California
10. Southwest Meadows, Reno, Nevada
11. Chryssanthy Lemos-Petalas, Incline Village, Nevada
12. Sun City MacDonald Ranch, Henderson, Nevada

Cases Settled With The Use of Matrixes, Reports and Expert Conferences – Without Depositions Needed By William Amor

1. Cypress Cove, Half Moon Bay, California
2. Del Mesa, Carmel, California
3. Diablo Hills, Concord, California
4. Glen Cove Landing, Vallejo, California
5. Northridge, Danville, California
6. Live Oak, Concord, California
7. Lexington Hills, Folsom, California
8. Morgyn Ridge, Las Vegas, Nevada
9. San Jose Renaissance, San Jose, California
10. Seaport Village, Vallejo, California
11. Summerhill, Las Vegas, Nevada
12. Walnut Grove, San Jose, California
13. Westcourt Village, Richmond, California
14. Westgate Estates, Hollister, California
15. Willows, Las Vegas, Nevada
16. Woodside Point, Sacramento, California


Affiliations

Memberships:

- American Institute of Architects (AIA)
- Associate Member of California Building Officials (CALBO)
- International Code Council (ICC) Certified Member
- Certified Access Specialist Institute (CASI)
- National Association of Accessibility Consultants (NAAC)
- National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
- Professional Associate of American Plywood Association (APA)
- Apartment Association of Orange County (AAOC)
- National Trust for Historic Preservation Member
- AISC American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
- Cal Coast Track Club


Qualifications

Amor is an expert in forensic architecture having written expert witness reports, serving as an expert witness, and participating in 50 depositions.


Seminars & Training

- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled “Energy-Conscious Architecture”
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled “Fire Safety in Buildings”
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled “Indoor Environment”
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled “Professional Conduct”
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Sustainable Design II"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Surface Conditions"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Seismic Mitigation"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Why Buildings Fail"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Cracking the Codes I"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Cracking the Codes II"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Design Within A Community Context"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Improving Building Performance"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Building Envelope"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Ethics and Professional Rules of Conduct"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "The Hidden Risks of Green Buildings"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Senior Living"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Heating and Cooling Design for Buildings"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Architectural Acoustics"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Mold and Moisture Prevention"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Improving Building Performance"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Why Buildings Fail"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Low Slope Roofing I"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Who Needs a Specification Writer?"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Building Evaluation for Preservation"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled "Barrier-Free Design and the 2010 ADA Standards"
- NCARB Professional Development Program passed test entitled “Energy-Conscious Architecture Ethics and Professional Rules of Conduct"
- Florida State University successful completion of Building Code Administrative Core Online sponsored by the Florida Building Commission


Publications

Study Guides for the NCARB ARE Exam.


Professional References

Available upon Request.


Education

- M.A., Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1983
- B.S., Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1981




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