Our Voice

The ideas behind the ideas, and what pictures don’t show.

Welcome to our blog, where we share all the things that inspire, motivate, and define us.

Barbara Austin Appointed to Austin Parks Foundation Board

We are pleased to announce that Barbara Austin has joined the board of the Austin Parks Foundation (APF). As Vice President and Director of Park Design at RVi, Barbara has focused her career on the development of fun and engaging parks for people of all ages. APF’s mission is to partner with the community to... Read Full Post

Take a 3-D Tour of the New Teravista Splash Park

Construction is almost complete on the new 12-acre Splash Park coming to the Teravista master planned community in Georgetown, Texas.  You can get a sneak peak of this exciting new amenity via the animated flythrough, created by RVi’s in-house Lumion team for developer Newland Communities. Splash Park is much more than a standard splash pad,... Read Full Post

Education Spotlight: Native Plant Gardening Series

While formal degree programs go a long way towards preparing us for our careers, RViers are lifelong learners. Every RVi employee receives an annual education budget that they can use toward learning new things. Fortunately there are a lot of unique local resources that provide educational opportunities for the community, including The University of Texas... Read Full Post

Chris Lalich Featured in Austin UP Club Panel on Equality

Earlier this month, RVi’s own Chris Lalich joined several other AEC industry leaders as a panelist for the RISE UP for Equality event.  Hosted by the Austin UP Club and Equality Texas, the event focused on LGBTQ+ experiences in the architecture, design, and planning fields.  Additional panelists included Emily Little of Clayton & Little Architects,... Read Full Post

Bob Richardson Elevated to ASLA Council of Fellows

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced this week that RVi Founder and CEO Bob Richardson has been elevated to the prestigious Council of Fellows.  Fellowship is among the highest honors that ASLA bestows upon its members. Bob was nominated in the Leadership/Management category, which recognizes exemplary leadership, administration, and management of people, projects,... Read Full Post

RViers Leading ULI NEXT Initiative

Last year, ULI Austin began a new initiative called ULI NEXT. Aimed at engaging leaders in the 35-45 age range, the program seeks to provide educational and network-building opportunities for members as they rise to leadership positions within the industry. Each flight of participants includes 15-18 people working as a group to facilitate guest speakers,... Read Full Post