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.


RVi: Wandering Where the Wifi is Weak

RVi is always happy to see employees using their vacation time for travel and exploration. You will regularly find RViers traipsing around the country on long holiday weekends or flocking to different continents for several weeks of adventure throughout the year. Often, with a new-found perspective and and a bit of relaxation, we are better able to contribute... 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


4 Key Considerations for Bringing a Project's Story to Life

At RVi, we believe that good design is rooted in the context of a place. An important hallmark of our design process involves uncovering the context of a project and translating it into an authentic story that resonates with users. The story informs everything about the project – from planning and design to branding and... Read Full Post


HW Central Opens for Business, Offering Sweeping Views and State-of-the-Art Amenities

This month we celebrated the much-anticipated Grand Opening of the new Headwaters Amenity Center. As the heart of the new Headwaters community, HW Central is a recreational complex that includes a split-level resort style pool, splash pad, expansive sports field, state-of-the-art fitness facility, large outdoor pavilion, Wi-Fi café, adventure playground, and multiple informal outdoor gathering... 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


5 Key Considerations for Building Great Trails

In many communities, trails are often noted as the most requested amenity and one of the highest priorities for residents. We also know that building trails and encouraging connectivity can significantly improve the health and quality of life of those who live near them.  But developing a successful trail is not as simple as drawing... Read Full Post


The Backyard Gets its Groove Back

This month, RVi celebrated the groundbreaking for one of our most exciting new projects – The Backyard.  Originally opened in 1993, The Backyard was a cherished live music venue set against the backdrop of the Texas Hill Country.  Several years ago the venue closed for redevelopment, and is now emerging just down the road from... 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