FAIA, CSI, NCARB, LEED AP
Mr. Rakatansky is an architect and code/quality control consultant. He is a graduate
of Ohio University, is licensed in four states with NCARB certification, along with having LEEDS accredited professional certification.
Rakatansky is a former building code enforcement official for both Charlotte/Mecklenburg Building Standards and the state
memberships include the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), the International
Code Council (ICC), National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards (NCSBCS), and the National Fire Protection
is a former member of the International Code Council’s Education Committee. He is past president of the Charlotte
chapter of CSI, and has participated on a national task team to write a chapter on building codes in the CSI Uniform Drawing
Rakatansky co-presented building code seminars and workshops at the AIA National Conventions in 2004 at Chicago, in 2005 at
Las Vegas, in 2006 at Los Angeles, in 2007 at San Antonio, and in 2008 in Boston and will present in 2009 inSan Francisco.
He also presented building code seminars at the CSI National Conventions in 2007 at Baltimore, and in 2008 at as Vegas.
He was a member and 2007
chair of the AIA Building Science and Performance Advisory Committee Knowledge Community.
Mr. Rakatansky is a member of the North Carolina
Code Officials Qualifications Board, is chair of this board’s education committee and is a member of the Mecklenburg
County Capital Budget Advisory Committee. He was also a member of the Mecklenburg County (Charlotte) Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Rakatansky participated on a regional task team to modify the USGBC LEEDS standards for use in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill
area. He is also a member of the North Carolina AIA codes committee, and Charlotte AIA codes committee.
Mr. Rakatansky can be contacted
Shores Drive21136 Norman Shores Drive; Cornelius, NC