, Q Street Green Alley

December 13, 2016

RHI developed plans to convert an existing paved alley in Northwest D.C. into one of Washington, D.C.’s first green alleys. The design transformed a popular neighborhood cut-through into a landscaped pedestrian thoroughfare.  The project employed a variety of green infrastructure techniques to slow, infiltrate, and filter stormwater that enters the alley from a four-acre watershed.  Techniques included pervious pavers, porous … Read more »

James Madison University Health and Engineering Facility

December 6, 2016

Cohesive pedestrian circulation and unique outdoor gathering spaces reinforce the Health and Engineering Facility’s fit within the existing JMU campus and adjacent buildings.  The design establishes direct circulation routes with visual and material connections, while creating unique outdoor spaces that are functional, and aesthetically pleasing for student use and enjoyment.

Town Common Master Plan

June 2, 2016

Town Common is at the center of Greenville’s seven-mile riverfront and is an important point of the Uptown-River conver­gence that can best be described as Greenville’s “central park”.  The revitalization of the 20-acre urban riverfront park will create a vibrant waterfront that will draw people to Greenville’s Uptown district to live, work, shop, and play while sustaining the physical and … Read more »

Virginia Commonwealth University College of Allied Health

May 26, 2016

Virginia Commonwealth University’s proposed Allied Health Professions Building defines a central quadrangle area with pedestrian seating, event spaces, gardens, and teaching areas.  Clear pedestrian connections are essential as this quad will connect VCU’s ‘Urban Corner’ gateway to a courtyard to the northwest.  Precast pavers, set in a custom geometric form, articulate movement while framing a pedestrian plaza at the building … Read more »

Burgundy Farm Country Day School

April 27, 2016

Burgundy Farm Country Day School’s proposed Campus Green will transform the heart of the campus from an ineffectual expanse to a landscape that appeals to Burgundy Farms’ approach to teaching through the use of nature and as a setting for active outdoor learning.  The new Campus Green will provide a welcoming gateway to parents and visitors and a flexible and … Read more »