National Aquarium featured in World Landscape Architecture article

October 5, 2015

This fantastic public amenity at the National Aquarium continues to impress with this project profile from World Landscape Architecture. See the WLA article here.  See the project here.

PARK(ing) Day 2015: An experiment in building great public spaces.

October 5, 2015

PARK(ing) Day is a time to demonstrate the many diverse, fun, beautiful, and functional ways surface parking can be transformed into quality public space.  The RHI team has had a good time designing and building installations the past couple years and this year was no different.  We got into the fall spirit!  Check out the blog article here.

RHI sets up on King Street for PARK(ing) Day 2015

September 21, 2015

RHI had some fun talking with the public at our PARK(ing) Day installation.  It was a great day with many creative public spaces created along King Street. Check out RHI’s installation featured for DC on Streetsblog.

Deana Rhodeside elected as Vice-Chair of the Private Practice Division by the American Planning Association

September 18, 2015

Congratulations to one of RHI’s Directors, Deana Rhodeside, on being elected by the American Planning Association’s Private Practice Division as Vice-Chair. See the rest of our staff here.

Planning for “The Next Ten” and beyond in Sandy Springs, GA

September 14, 2015

RHI is a part of a team planning for the future in Sandy Springs, GA.  To help communicate the team’s ideas and gain feedback from the community ‘The Next Ten’ website has been created.  As the City of Sandy Springs celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its incorporation, it is time to look ahead to the next decade and beyond. How … Read more »

Eric Feldman featured in The Guardian

August 21, 2015

Congrats to RHI’s Eric Feldman for being featured in this article in The Guardian: “The Popsicle Test: What Makes a City Good for Children?.” This article stems from Eric’s piece, titled “Child-Friendly Cities,” on Rhodeside and Harwell’s blog, Plan.Place.  Check out The Guardian article here.  Check out the Plan.Place blog here.

Garden party at Meredith Judy’s house

August 19, 2015

We recently gathered at Meredith Judy’s house for a Garden Party after work.  Her garden was beautifully designed by Sandy Wilson, a student of RHI’s Thomas Rainer.  She graciously walked us around and described the garden and her design intent.  It was a great place to spend a Friday afternoon.    

US Consulate design wins VA ASLA Honor Award

August 10, 2015

Congratulations to the design team for the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico for winning the General Design Honor Award as a part of the 2015 VA ASLA Professional and Student Awards.  Check out the project here.

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of several members of our staff

July 31, 2015

Congratulations to Thomas Rainer, Meredith Judy, and Kurt Parker on being named Principals at Rhodeside & Harwell.  More recent promotions include Derrick Wolbaum, Melissa Rainer, and Drew Taylor as Senior Associates, and Jennifer Koch and Kraig Schmidt as Associates. See all of our staff here.

RHI team accepts ‘Outstanding Plan Award’ for Downtown Newport News Superblock Plan

July 24, 2015

At the 2015 APA Virginia Conference, RHI’s team accepted the ‘Outstanding Plan Award’ for our Downtown Newport News Superblock Plan. Check out the Newport News project here.

Web Design for All by Jonathan Runge

July 9, 2015

This recent blog post documents and reflects on RHI’s design and learning process while creating our refreshed website. Check out the article here.

Brad McKee visits RHI’s office

June 26, 2015

Last week we welcomed Brad McKee, Editor of Landscape Architecture Magazine, to our office for an afternoon discussion about design communication and current topics in landscape architecture.  Check out the magazine here.