Parks & Open Space Design

Celebrating the beauty, history, and mystery of the natural environment





“RVi is an exceptional design firm that truly understands both the science behind a project and the critical nature of public involvement in the process.”

– Susan Rankin, The Trail Foundation


When you really enjoy your work, it shows. RVi is passionate about park design, and we pride ourselves on creating extraordinary spaces that are loved by the communities they serve. As park designers and open space enthusiasts ourselves, we continually look for opportunities to expand our knowledge and stay on the cutting edge of park landscape design. We love discovering new ways to attract and inspire the diverse groups of people who visit our parks, trails, and open spaces.


Our parks and open space design serves include:

  • Park system planning
  • Site-specific park master plans
  • Park programming
  • Park design for active parks, passive parks, amenity centers, aquatic facilities, and interpretive parks
  • Trail system planning
  • Trail design
  • Open space master planning
  • Grant writing / grant support
  • Public input charettes and workshops
  • Interpretive signage and wayfinding graphics

More of Our Services


We begin with a clearly articulated vision and an understanding of the intrinsic value of the land in order to build a strong foundation for development.  From there, our team can help transform your vision into reality.

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Landscape Architecture

As landscape architects, we strive to design highly creative outdoor spaces that respond to specific needs and desires of the communities they serve.  From courtyards to streetscapes to cemeteries, RVi’s portfolio is reflective of the wide and wonderfully diverse practice of landscape architecture.

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