Architect of collapsed condo suspended years ago for structural failure

The architect of the Florida condo building that collapsed last month — killing at least 97 people — was suspended for “gross incompetency” years earlier over other structural failures, according to a report. William Friedman, who designed Champlain Towers South before it was built in 1981,

Theories abound on why a Florida condo high-rise collapsed

From sinkholes to concrete-weakening saltwater intrusion, theories abound on what caused a Florida beachside condominium tower to collapse with no warning. The Champlain Towers South building in Surfside that partially went down was in the midst of its 40-year recertification process, which