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Dennis Tonsor Promoted to Project Director

In recognition of his leadership and project management skills, Dennis Tonsor has been promoted to Project Director at RVi. Dennis began working for RVi as a student intern in 2005, and has since developed his expertise in community planning. Dennis has been instrumental in many of RVi’s projects from Central Texas to California, and he... Read Full Post

Mueller Southwest Greenway Wins Texas ASLA Honor Award

We are excited to share the news that the Mueller Southwest Greenway has received an Honor Award from the ASLA Texas Chapter. RVi’s own Barbara Austin accepted the award together with Pam Hefner of the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department. The award was presented at the Texas ASLA Conference Awards Reception in San Antonio... Read Full Post

RVi Celebrates 31 Years With Parks and Paddles

This fall marked RVi’s 31st anniversary and our annual retreat, which was held on October 18th. The day started bright and early for the Austin office – departing for Houston at 7am. After a tour of RVi’s recently expanded Houston office space, we took advantage of the beautiful weather by kayaking along the Buffalo Bayou. RVi Business Manager Dianne Hughes... Read Full Post

Friday Design Reviews at RVi

On the last Friday of every month, RViers gather for Friday Design Review, where we get the chance to learn about projects going on in the office. This month’s Design Review featured the following projects: Arlington of Naples, a senior living facility in Naples, Florida – presented by Colin Owen Pflugerville Trails Master Plan &... Read Full Post

RViers Show Their True Colors

In honor of national “College Colors Day” and in eager anticipation of the start of football season, RViers donned a variety of maroon, purple, red, blue, and burnt orange outfits for work today. The office enjoyed a barbeque tailgate-style lunch and college trivia contest. Congrats to Barbara Austin, the College Trivia Champion! Read Full Post

Statesman Features Profile of RVi's 30-Year History

On the eve of RVi’s 30th anniversary, Bob Richardson and Chris Crawford sat down with the Austin-American Statesman to reflect on the last 30 years of growth and development in Austin, as well as how the firm’s projects have helped shape the Central Texas landscape.  From prominent master planned communities like Steiner Ranch and Belterra... Read Full Post