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James Rappoport, AIA – NCARB is Principal – Architect of Record at Daroff Design Inc + DDI Architects PC, a full-service Planning, Architectural & Interior Design practice founded in 1973. Mr. Rappoport has provided expert research, inspections, reviews, reports, opinions and testimony in more than 400 building code compliance, design and construction litigation, ADA accessibility, copyright infringement, personal injury, premises liability and related built environment legal matters throughout the 35 US States, where he is licensed to practice architecture. He has provided expert services to attorneys for both Plaintiffs and Defendants and for attorneys consulting with property owners, managers, and their insurance carriers.

Education & Licenses

Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, 1964
M. Sc. Architecture & Urban Design, Columbia University, 1966
Post Graduate Studies in Urban Economics, NYU, 1967-1969
First Licensed to Practice Architecture in New York State, 1969
American Institute of Architects – Continuing Education - Ongoing

Professional Licenses and Registrations: (NCARB Certified) Arizona Georgia Louisiana New Hampshire Pennsylvania US Virgin Islands California Hawaii Maryland New Jersey South Carolina West Virginia Colorado Illinois Massachusetts New York Tennessee Wisconsin Connecticut Indiana Mississippi North Carolina Texas Delaware Kansas Missouri North Dakota Virginia Florida Kentucky Nevada Ohio Washington DC