They are suitable for architects, young engineers, real estate agents and construction contractors. These trainings can take the form of one- or two-day seminars. They can be online or live. Usually the program is made according to the requests and by order of the client. One possible program is “Historical and technical review of the main structural systems of buildings in Bulgaria.” Specific technical cases are freely discussed.
Architects are called upon to solve the most complex cases in design and construction. Their practice requires them to understand many things outside the specialized architectural ones in order to be as useful as possible to the clients. As part of the training, I provide briefly and systematically the most important concepts and terms in building construction and, if desired, any knowledge in the field that is needed by fellow architects.
Young engineers leave the university prepared mainly in a theoretical direction. They also need to learn practical things that they will need in their future work. I offer training in some important principles (not covered in university education) in the design of steel, wooden structures, retrofits and antiseismic design. Another valuable skill in which I train is the use of computational programs, structural modelling programs and combined techniques developed by me for the use of new technologies in design and construction.
It is extremely important for a professional real estate agent to know in sufficient detail the construction systems and their advantages and disadvantages. I offer adequate training in this direction for specialists without civil engineering education.
Very often customers call skilled workers (masters) to perform a repair or construction work. It is important for contractors to know how far they can work safely and when to stop and advise the client to invite a civil engineer for inspection and opinion. It is important for the masters to be acquainted with the new technologies for supporting, strengthening, anchoring, and other important constructive activities. As part of the training, I provide briefly and systematically the most important concepts and terms in building construction, and if desired, any knowledge in the field that is needed by fellow contractors.