Bob Richardson

Founding Principal

Bob Richardson

As founding principal of RVi, Bob has more than 40 years of professional planning and design experience. Nationally recognized as a leader in his field, he is particularly skilled at structuring consultant teams tailored to the specific needs of today's clients. In addition to his responsibilities at RVi, Bob currently serves on the board of the Hill Country Conservancy.


Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Registrations & Certifications

Registered Landscape Architect,
Texas No. 481, Arizona No. 27999, Kansas No. 279

CLARB Certified,
Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards

Certified Charrette Planner,
National Charrette Institute

Fellow, American Society of Landscape Architects

Community Involvement

Dripping Springs Library,
Board Member

Hill Country Conservancy,
Board Member

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA),

Texas Society of Landscape Architects,
Member – Austin Section

Urban Land Institute,
Member, CDC Blue Council

Ballet Austin,
Past President, Board of Directors

Austin Natural Science Association,
Past President, Board of Directors

Heritage Society of Austin,
Past President, Board of Directors

Dripping Springs Park and Recreation Commission,
Past Member and Chairman

Greater Dripping Springs Community Foundation,
Founding Board Member

Austin Parks Foundation,
Past Board Member

Real Estate Council of Austin,
Current Member, Past Board Member

Leadership Austin,
Graduate, Class of 1985


Design Firm’s Fingerprints all over Austin’s Landscapes
Austin American Statesman, 07.29.2012
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ULI Live! Bob Richardson Interview at ULI Fall Conference
ValleyCrest Landscape, 10.27.2011
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Five Minutes With Bob Richardson,
Austin Business Journal, 07.25.2010
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