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RVi Joins Instagram in Time for World Landscape Architecture Month

April is World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), and for the second year in a row the ASLA ran a very engaging “This is Landscape Architecture” campaign on Instagram. Here at RVi, we decided to take advantage of this annual uptick in social media activity around the subject of landscape architecture and launch our official Instagram... Read Full Post

RVi Acquires LVA Urban Design Studio

RVi is pleased to announce that we have acquired Tempe, AZ-based LVA Urban Design Studio. The acquisition furthers RVi’s growth in the southwestern United States and enhances our client base and expertise. “RVi has a strong national reputation for high quality planning and landscape architectural design. LVA has been the leader in planning and entitlements in the... Read Full Post

RVi Founder Bob Richardson Retires

After 49 years as a practicing landscape architect, RVi’s own Bob Richardson has retired. Bob founded RVi as Richardson Verdoorn with business partner Joe Verdoorn in 1982, steadily growing the firm’s areas of expertise and geographical reach across the United States. While Bob has influenced countless landmark projects throughout his career, his legacy has an... Read Full Post

Dennis Tonsor Promoted to Director of Planning

In recognition of his dedication and many contributions to RVi, we are happy to announce that Dennis Tonsor has been promoted to Director of Planning. Dennis has continually demonstrated his ability to manage members of the RVi planning team while nurturing strong client relationships, and he has been instrumental in engaging with planning clients across... Read Full Post

Cemetery Team Selected for National VA IDIQ Contract

Over the past fifteen years, RVi has had the honor of providing landscape architecture and planning services for state and national veterans cemeteries across the state of Texas. In 2016, we joined a team led by prime consultant William H. Gordon Associates (Chantilly, Virginia), to pursue an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity RFP issued by the Department... Read Full Post

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