Lawrence Basil has joined Nederveld Forensic Engineering and Fire Investigation as a full-time forensic architect. Basil has worked as a building-envelope consultant for Nederveld for several years. His 25 years in the field include architectural design, construction management, real estate development and property management, with a focus on building code application/interpretation. Before joining Nederveld, Basil was managing principal with Basil Associates, Inc. (architects/planners) and Basil Contracting Corp. (design/build services). He has a bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of Illinois.