Joel Karr - Construction Expert Witness

Areas of Expertise:

Architecture, Green Building Certified

Joel is an award winning, California licensed architect with certification from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for practice in all 50 US States.  Joel has over 27 years of experience, with built works in 5 countries and on 3 Continents.  His history includes designing noteworthy projects with some of the worlds’ most renowned architectural firms, including Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects of New York, and CF Murphy/Helmut Jahn of Chicago, as well as with firms overseas.  Joel’s project work has included large scale corporate and commercial projects in a wide variety of project types as well as smaller residential designs, and a five-year sojourn designing buildings with one of the largest construction companies in Tokyo, Japan.  Joel is a Certified Green Building Professional with BuilditGreen.


  • BuilditGreen
  • San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • San Francisco Luxe Council.


  • 2005 Palo Alto Architectural Review Board of Merit
  • 2003 Tilt-Up Concrete Association Award of Merit
  • 1993 Zenitaka National Design Award
Architect Expert Witness

Joel Karr (v-card)
389 Clementina Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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