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John Rohosky

John Rohosky AIA

Principal Architect

John Rohosky AIA Architect

5214 F Diamond Heights Boulevard, #223
San Francisco, CA 94131-2175
Phone: (415) 370-3070 Fax: (415) 587-9364 Email: Website:


Forensic architect; Expert witness; Construction defects; Code compliance; Slips and falls; Remedial construction documents/construction administration; Life safety issues; Guardrail/handrail/stairway design; Water intrusion; plan defects; Architecture standards of care, ADA.


Licensed Architect C-7096 (CA); Licensed Contractor B-402418 (CA); BS Architecture.

Formal Education

BS, Architecture, Catholic University, 1967; Graduate studies in City Planning and Urban Design, 1968.

Previous/Current Position

Principal Architect.


National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) "Remmies" awards: 1st Place: Design/Residential Interior; 1st Place: Contractor Residential Exterior; 1st Place: Design/Residential Exterior; 2nd Place: Design/Residential Interior; Merit Award: Design Residential/Exterior; Ford Foundation Grant.

Prof. Affiliations

AIA (American Institute of Architects); CSI (Construction Specification Institute); FEWA (Forensic Expert Witness Association)


Technical Reviewer, "Home Remodeling for Dummies"; Design project featured in Taunton Press book titled "At Work, At Home."

Prior Expert

Depositions/court testimony -- approximately 85+ cases over 35 years (30+ depositions, 8 courtroom testimonies) involving: Slips and falls (stairs, handrails, guardrails); construction defects; water intrusion; building code and maintenance issues; defective architectural plans, construction assemblies, injury involving life safety elements as stairs, guardrails and handrails. Court appointed expert in a case involving a neighbor's dispute, consulted to the DOJ (Dept. of Justice) in a matter involving the VA (Veterans Administration); and ADA codes as applied to a HOA (Home Owners Association) case.