Matthew Filippini, AIA, M.ASCE

Matthew Filippini, AIA, M.ASCE

Senior Architect & Director of Architecture + Building Science
SKOKIE, IL

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Biography

Mr. Filippini specializes as a forensic architect and building envelope consultant.  His practice focuses on the forensic investigation of building defects, including roof, wall, window, curtain wall, flooring, and foundation systems, for the purposes of litigation support and/or rehabilitation design.

Mr. Filippini’s investigations take a building science approach.  His evaluations may include peer review of construction documentation, field inspections, investigative openings, in situ testing, and hygrothermal and finite element computer modeling of building enclosure performance.  He is experienced in identifying defects, causation, liability, and standards of care, quantifying damages, preparing cost estimates, assisting in dispute resolution, and providing expert trial testimony.

Prior to joining CTLGroup, Mr. Filippini had 25 years of experience at architectural, structural engineering, design/build contractor, and forensic expert firms.  He has designed governmental, military, religious, industrial, commercial, and residential buildings, in addition to performing forensic investigations and providing expert testimony.

Education

M.C.E. in Structures

Illinois Institute of Technology, 1994

Education

Master of Architecture

Illinois Institute of Technology, 1991

Education

B.A. in Chemistry and Art History

University of Virginia, 1987

Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • ASTM International
  • Building Enclosure Council
  • NIBS Building Enclosure

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