Robert A. Plichta

Robert A. Plichta, AIA, NCARB, CPP

Senior Consultant

Forensic Architect

Mr. Robert Plichta specializes in the investigation, evaluation and repair of building failures, architectural standard-of-care, and accessibility compliance. He is also an expert in national building code compliance, architectural operations, construction contract administration, and peer reviews. He has more than 30 years of architectural experience with building types including: commercial, hospital, educational, industrial, medical clinics, hospitality, retail facilities, multi-family residential (condominiums and apartment) complexes, mixed-use projects, senior living, hi-end residential, and urban infill residential design and construction. He is an author and facilitator of numerous courses on Project Management, Construction Contract Administration, Best Practices, and technical publications. He has also trained and mentored professionals throughout the country. He is also knowledgeable with structural systems, building foundations, plumbing, and HVAC systems, along with fire science applications.


  • Business Development Training Program, BSB Design, Inc., May 2007
  • Advanced Project Management Strategies, BSB Design, Inc., July 2007
  • BSB Technical Publications, BSB Design, Inc., June 2007
  • BSB Best Practices Publications, BSB Design, Inc., June 2007
  • Project Management | Training Program, BSB Design, Inc., April 2006
  • Building Code Analysis for Architects, BSB Design, Inc., June 2006
  • Zoning Code Analysis for Architects, BSB Design, Inc., July 2006
  • Life Safety Code Analysis for Architects, BSB Design, Inc., July 2006
  • Project Management I & II Training Programs, BSB Design, Inc., August 2006
  • Understanding the Requirements of NFPA 82 - Waste Handling Systems, BSB Design, Inc., September 2006
  • See CV for further publications

ESi's expertise spans dozens of industries and specializations organized across several practice groups, each staffed by dozens of in-house experts with the technical knowledge, hands-on expertise, and courtroom experience required to execute projects for and with our clients from start to finish.

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