Our Voice

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

Welcome to our blog, where we share all the things that inspire, motivate, and define us.

A Clear Path Forward for Asante Trails

RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture is thrilled to share that our collaboration on the Asante Trails project in Surprise, Arizona has achieved a significant milestone. We’re proud to announce that the Surprise City Council approved a major change to the Asante Trails planned area development by redesignating the site from commercial to mixed-use, including a blend... Read Full Post

San Gabriel Park: Celebrating the Groundbreaking of Phase III

San Gabriel Park, a beloved recreational space in Georgetown, Texas, is gearing up for its highly anticipated third phase of improvements. After a 15-year wait, residents and visitors can look forward to an array of exciting additions and transformations. On June 6, the City of Georgetown broke ground on this $7.5 million renovation project, which... Read Full Post

Developing Urban Agriculture in Texas

Urban agriculture has gained significant attention in recent years as cities around the world seek to promote sustainable and resilient food systems. Urban agriculture has taken on a unique character in Austin, Texas, reflecting the city’s commitment to environmental sustainability and its vibrant local food culture. RVi has numerous projects around the city with an... Read Full Post

Remembering Those Who Served

Landscape architecture plays a crucial role in memorial design, particularly when it comes to monuments honoring those who served in wars. The design and layout of a monument’s surrounding environment are integral in creating a space that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also provides a sense of solemnity and reverence. This is particularly true... Read Full Post

Planning, Designing, and Rebuilding for a Better Tomorrow

In fall of 2019, Category 5 Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the coast of Scotland Cay, a private island located just 160 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida. With 75 percent of its homes destroyed and $3.4 billion in damage, residents had to choose whether to rebuild or leave the island. Shortly after the disaster... Read Full Post

Working to make affordable housing a reality in Phoenix and beyond

Affordable housing is a prevalent topic in Phoenix, Arizona, and throughout the country. According to, the average monthly rent for an apartment in Phoenix is $1,590. The population explosion, which doesn’t appear to be slowing, will only contribute to rising housing costs and the lack of affordable housing options. In response to this, the... Read Full Post