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The ideas behind the ideas, and what pictures don’t show.

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When a Thousand Words Isn't Enough: The Stories Behind the Pictures

Here in the landscape architecture world, we have been celebrating April as World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM). This international occasion aims to introduce our profession to the public by showcasing spaces designed by landscape architects around the world. A noble endeavor, indeed – as many landscape architects will attest to the fact that not even... Read Full Post

RVi Brings Home Two Texas ASLA Awards

We are excited to share the news that two RVi projects received awards at this week’s Texas ASLA Conference in Fort Worth. The annual event draws entries and attendees from across the state, seeking to recognize outstanding examples of recent and past works by Texas landscape architects and to publicize their contributions to an enhanced... Read Full Post

RViers Roll up their Sleeves for It’s My Park Day

On the first Saturday of every March, thousands of Austinites gather to improve neighborhood parks and greenbelts all over the city. This clean-up day is hosted by the Austin Parks Foundation and is one of the most successful volunteer days of the entire year – with participation totaling over a quarter million dollars in labor... Read Full Post

Drew Carman is Lacing Up His Boxing Gloves

RVi’s own Drew Carman will be lacing up his boxing gloves on Thursday, February 4th for RECA’s Annual Knockout Night.  Drew has been training alongside nine other RECA boxers for the past several months under esteemed local boxing trainer Richard Lord.  He is set to spar with Casey Conlon from Ages Consulting.  Check out RECA’s... Read Full Post

RVi Takes the Texas State Fair

Click here to see more photos from the retreat The Annual Retreat is by far the most anticipated event of the year at RVi, and this year’s trip to the Texas State Fair did not disappoint. The adventure began with a catered lunch at our Dallas office, giving employees from all three offices the opportunity... Read Full Post

Chip Mills Promoted to Principal

In recognition of his many contributions to RVi, we are pleased to announce that Chip Mills has been promoted to Principal. Chip began his career at RVi in 2003, where he worked for four years as a Project Manager on projects such as Steiner Ranch, Belterra and Cordillera in Boerne. Chip is what we affectionately... Read Full Post

RVi Acquires Dallas-Based Newman Jackson Bieberstein, Inc.

RVi is excited to announce our expansion into the North Texas market through the acquisition of Dallas-based NJB. For both firms, this acquisition represents a return to our roots. Back in the 1970s and 1980s, RVi CEO Bob Richardson, NJB President Rowland Jackson, and NJB Senior Vice President Karl Von Bieberstein all worked together under... Read Full Post

Houston Open House

Hello from Houston! This month, RVi Houston hosted its first-ever Open House event. Friends and clients stopped by to see the newly expanded office and to visit with our growing Houston team. The event even included a raffle prize for one lucky winner of a large wine basket! Established in 2006, RVi Houston has grown... Read Full Post