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RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture acquires Anderson Design, expanding landscape architecture and design capabilities in the Southwest

April 4, 2024 (Austin, Texas) – RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture has acquired award-winning Anderson Design to add strength and experience to its team and services in Arizona and Texas. With a focus on land planning, landscape architecture, and parks and open space design, RVi has great alignment with Anderson to deliver industry-leading client service... Read Full Post

Creating Community: Landscape design juxtaposes life's wavering journey with a promise of hope  

Valley Partnership, the Valley of the Sun’s premier advocacy group for responsible development, has been giving back to the community for over 30 years with the Annual Community Project. This year’s project benefitted The House of Refuge in Southeast Mesa, Arizona. A faith-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, The House of Refuge is a 22-acre community that... Read Full Post

RVi celebrates 40 years

In 1982, RVi embarked on a mission to provide planning and landscape architectural services across Texas. Founded by Bob Richardson and Joe Verdoorn as Richardson Verdoorn in Austin, RVi has since grown into a nationally recognized planning, landscape architecture and urban design firm. Now boasting 10 offices and over 100 employees across the United States,... Read Full Post

RVi expands national reach to Colorado

RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture has opened an office in Lakewood, Colorado. RVi has named Matt Small as Director of Landscape Architecture and Will Wagenlander, Director of Planning in the new office. Additionally, Ryan Schatzman has joined RVi as Director of Creative Strategy, focusing on projects throughout the U.S. “We’re excited about expanding in the... Read Full Post

Onward and upward: Wes Gentry promoted to Project Director

In recognition of his hard work and dedication, we’re excited to announce the promotion of Wes Gentry of RVi-Texas to Project Director! Wes has been with RVi since 2014 when he started as a student intern while attending Louisiana State University’s Landscape Architecture program. Since then, Wes has become an integral member of RVi’s planning... Read Full Post

RVi Orlando Moves into New Downtown Office Tower

RVi’s Orlando staff are set to move into a new downtown office in late June that is nearly three times the size of what they’ve occupied over the past year, after the company made its Florida market entry through Orlando just 14 months ago. Located in downtown Orlando’s 111 Magnolia Avenue mixed-use tower, the new... Read Full Post

Kelly Keeps Climbing!

In January 2022, when Kelly Uhrich successfully completed the Landscape Architecture Registration Examination (L.A.R.E.), opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and contribute as a rising leader on the RVi team presented themselves. Without hesitation, Kelly eagerly accepted. When we shared Kelly’s good news in the RVi newsletter on January 24, 2022, Kelly expressed plans to... Read Full Post

RVi - Arizona Has a New Address!

Since 2018, the RVi – Arizona office has been located on Ash Avenue in Tempe, on the second floor of a 1990s building, tucked between rattling train tracks and a well-traveled traffic circle. Offices for Atwell, RVI’s partner company, were located on the first floor.  The Tempe building served its purpose, providing the team a... Read Full Post