Melissa A. Harmon, PEPrincipal
Melissa has extensive design experience in a wide range of building types and construction materials. She has worked on higher education academic buildings, housing, retail, detention facilities, courtrooms, wastewater facilities, parking, office and mixed-use projects. She is passionate about providing elegant structural designs and details which meet each project’s unique architectural goals. Melissa’s experience includes design for post-tensioned concrete, conventional concrete, composite steel, custom steel trusses, masonry and light gauge and foundation design for shallow and various deep foundation systems. In addition to new construction, she enjoys the individual challenges associated with existing building renovations and additions. Playing a critical role in the implementation of BIM software for HFA, she believes strongly BIM is a tool which can greatly improve a team’s communication and collaboration during design. As a Principal, Melissa manages the firm’s Towson office, providing quality assurance for construction documents.