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

4 Key Considerations for RV Resort Design

For many outdoor enthusiasts, the sights and sounds of a good camping trip are nostalgic and universal: a crackling campfire, the smell of woodsmoke and roasting marshmallows, the sense of being disconnected from stress and surrounded by nature. The whole experience of camping may as well be an antidote specifically designed to counteract the maladies... Read Full Post

Surprise City Council Approves Annexation and Rezoning for Marisol Ranch

In late June, the Surprise City Council members unanimously approved annexation and zoning changes of approximately 634 acres for Marisol Ranch, a residential master planned community designed to promote an environmentally sensitive approach to development by preserving and enhancing significant portions of this pristine desert property. This is significant for the City of Surprise because... Read Full Post

Meet the Designer: Nhasala Manandhar

RVi is excited to congratulate our own Nhasala Manandhar on receiving her permanent residence in the United States. Celebrating over a slice of All-American apple pie, we sat down with her to talk about her journey, career, and passion for design. Where did you grow up? I was born and was brought up in Kathmandu,... Read Full Post

Mark Reddie Named Managing Principal of Tempe Office

We are pleased to announce Mark Reddie’s appointment as Managing Principal of our Tempe office. Mark joined RVi as Vice President in 2018 after our successful acquisition and integration of LVA Urban Design Studio. Mark previously managed planning and development projects at LVA for over 15 years. “Mark is a proven leader with an exceptional... Read Full Post

Keep Calm and Doodle On

As a recent graduate from the Landscape Architecture program at Kansas State University, I have had a lot of practice taking notes. But looking back on my old school notebooks, I’ve noticed that most of my notes aren’t notes at all – they are doodles of birds, faces, hands, or whatever happened to be in... Read Full Post

RVi Clients Win National Gold Nugget Awards

Last month, two RVi projects took home coveted Gold Nugget Grand Awards from the Pacific Coast Builder Conference (PCBC). These prestigious design awards recognize those who improve our communities through exceptional concepts in design, planning and development. The Headwaters master planned community developed by RVi clients Freehold Communities won top honors in the Best Community... Read Full Post