M. Gordon Brown, DTech, FRICS
Space Analytics, LLC
Architecture Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness
Accessibility, Bicycles, Children, Crossings, Cues, Doorways, Drainage, Driveways, Entries, Latent conditions, Light/lighting, Loading/unloading, OSHA, Parking lots, Pavement, Perception, Pot holes, Puddles, Ramps, Seniors, Shadows, Signage, Spatial patterns, Stairs/steps, Terrain, Vehicle paths
Dr. Brown focuses on the functional and economic characteristics and failures of public and private pedestrian environments. He has consulted and testified in 1) premise liability cases involving wrongful death, and pedestrian-automobile and slip, trip and fall injuries; 2) public space and public forum cases involving peddlers and vendors; 3) significant architectural copyright cases; 4) a variety of owner-builder-designer-user disputes; 4) eminent domain access takings; 5) problem property analysis. The spatial analysis methodology he developed applies to all of these and has successfully undergone Daubert review. He has testified in small and large cases including those involving more than $50,000,000 in damages.
He was a professor of architecture and real estate at major universities in the United States and Europe and business dean in the Middle East. Earlier he worked as a planner, project architect, was manager of the office of the largest architecture firms in the Unit...