Rispoli & Associates Architecture, Inc. (RAA)

Founded in 1994 and is located in historic downtown Ocala, Florida.

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Joe Rispoli, AIA


Joseph A. Rispoli, AIA, President and Principal Architect of Rispoli & Associates Architecture, Inc. founded the company in 1994 and has been involved in design services in Ocala and the surrounding areas for over 33 years. Mr. Rispoli attained a bachelor of design in 1981 from the University of Florida and a Masters in Architecture from the New School of Architecture in San Diego, California in 2009. He is a registered architect in California and Florida as well as a Florida Concrete and Products Association, Inc. Certified Structural Inspector.

Joseph specialties include the design and development of public buildings, criminal justice complexes, municipal and educational continuing contracts, emergency operation and emergency communication centers, parks and recreation, adaptive re-use and historic renovations, ADA barrier removals and remediation, as well as programming, design, construction document production, specification writing and construction administration. His extensive knowledge in all of these fields provide his clients with a positive sense of trust and confidence in the high quality product he provides.

Joe’s leadership skills have greatly benefited the projects he is involved with. He provides a single source of responsibility, coordinating the team’s efforts into an integrated force, to promote and foster a team approach through coordination, regularly scheduled meetings, owner participation, quality control and post occupancy evaluations.  His 33 years of experience and expertise in thousands of projects is what is most remembered by the clients he serves.

  • Profile
  • Vision
  • Philosophy

Rispoli & Associates Architecture, Inc. is a design oriented firm providing comprehensive services in Architecture, Planning, and Interiors. Founded in 1994, RAA serves a broad range of clients in Florida, the U.S., and abroad. Over the years we have refined our project approach and integrated a collaborative design process with the production of construction documents of the highest standard. We make every effort to satisfy diverse client requirements, in particular the design, meeting budgets and schedules.

Our team uses state-of-the-art computer systems utilizing many diverse software programs in order to enhance our design services. We provide detailed documentation throughout our projects from initial client contact, through design, bidding, construction document phases, contract preparation, construction administration, and project close-out.

Our team concept, utilizes strong client participation, adapting to each project and its unique personality and character. Our harmonious approach for each and every project enhances creativity and performance among our personnel, enabling us to achieve imaginative design solutions. The focus of our team is the realization of a client’s concept into a viable well-designed and constructed project, which enhances the client objective. These carefully implemented processes meet the needs of our clients and are fulfilled with realistic expectations of our services and value.

The leadership of Joseph A. Rispoli, AIA, Architect our firm’s president, and with his continued dedication and professionalism of his design staff has gained the firm a local and regional reputation for design excellence, technical skill, and cost control.


We have assembled a seasoned team of professionals that have a common goal of providing quality services throughout the phases of our projects. Our senior officers are an integral part of the Client-Architect relationship being thoroughly involved in each and every aspect of the project. Every job is as important to our firm as it is for our clients. Realistic budgets and time frames are important issues that become our priorities. We know our projects have been successfully executed when our clients have full use of their facility as designed and within budget.


The firm’s vision, philosophy, and beliefs are values that enhance the community, foster enduring relationships, and provide a finished product of value while practicing with integrity and honesty. We envision ourselves as designers, artisans and visionaries, providing diverse solutions to complex building challenges.

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Why choose us?

Projects done on time

Our team will do all your projects on time ad well within the budget. You can be safe and certain about that with our company.

Always available

We’re there for you anytime you need us. Contact us for a consultation, estimate or any question you might have about your project or our work.

Professional and responsible

Our team of professionals will help you turn your dream home into a reality, fast.