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.

Participants Celebrate Black Friday by Opting Outside

Last week marked the third year of the #OptOutsideWithRVi Challenge. We encouraged everyone to avoid the long, Black Friday check-out lines, supply chain issues, and inflation. Instead, we invited you to enjoy the outdoors and all that nature has to offer. How did you spend Black Friday? For the challenge, we asked you to share... Read Full Post

Rendering of the planned Barnett Villas apartments. Source: FK Architecture

RVi Helps Affordable Multifamily Developer in Orlando Win Funding from Competitive, New Local Trust Fund

Rendering of the planned Barnett Villas apartments. Source: FK Architecture Central Florida’s Orange County is taking bold steps toward reframing the power structure for affordable housing funding in the state. Recently, the County awarded more than $13 million from its own new Housing Trust Fund to four local Floridian developers specializing in affordable multifamily housing... Read Full Post

How to Spark Winter Interest Through Form, Color, and Texture in Texas

As temperatures cool and we steadily approach the true winter months, I find myself wondering what keeps our landscapes visually interesting during this time? Winter landscapes in Texas can often appear bare and sullen, however if you take a closer look they reveal rather interesting forms and textures. This typical barren landscape was witnessed firsthand... Read Full Post

RVi Growth in Florida Hits Warp-Speed with 4 New Offices

When RVi’s Director of Florida Operations Ryan Seacrist, PLA, heard in early September that the company was merging with a major competitor in the state, his first thought was to strap in for liftoff. In just five short months, RVi went from making its Florida market entry via Orlando to pushing its growth plan for... Read Full Post

Creating an Oasis in the Desert - Bringing Moonlight Ridge to Life

Anglin Dairy, newly christened as Moonlight Ridge, is a 489-acre working dairy farm located at the northwest corner of SR-238 and Green Road in the City of Maricopa. RVi has been providing various planning and landscape architecture services on the project since 2020, including the processing of a Major General Plan amendment to modify the... Read Full Post