StoriesSpring time at Braddock Lofts Courtyard
About a year ago, RHI’s design for Braddock Lofts Courtyard in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia was constructed and planted. Now, the planting is beginning to fill in nicely. See images below.
StoriesNorth Shore High Line Competition
Rhodeside & Harwell’s transformative concept for the North Shore High Line competition generated lots of interest at the annual Staten Island Economic Development Corporation Business Conference late last week.
On the BoardsSouth Park Master Plan Underway
Rhodeside & Harwell has been enlisted by Arlington County to create a master plan for South Park, a piece of land located downstream of Four Mile Run where the stream meets the Potomac River. The park spans between Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1) and Potomac Avenue. The Arlington County and City of Alexandria boundary line bisects the site into two sections. … Read more »
StoriesBike and pedestrian plan in Staunton is put to the test
As part of an ongoing bike and pedestrian plan in Staunton, VA, Ron Sessoms and Max Pastore recently visited to test out the planned new routes. They brought along RHI’s new folding bicycles, which were perfectly portable for the train ride. During their three day visit, Ron and Max met with members of the City staff, spoke with business owners and … Read more »
StoriesJakarta Embassy featured in Architectural Record
The Architectural Record recently did a piece featuring new U.S. Embassies titled ‘New U.S. Embassies by America’s Top Architects.’ RHI worked with Davis Brody Bond on the U.S. Embassy Compound in Jakarta, Indonesia. Check out this one and others in the post here: Architectural Record: See Designs for New U.S. Embassies by America’s Top Architects
StoriesThomas Rainer conversation with Pacific Horticulture
RHI’s Thomas Rainer sat down with Pacific Horticulture for a conversation focused on addressing contemporary environmental, social, and ecological concerns through an understanding of natural plant palettes. Watch the video by Pacific Horticulture here: Gardening in a Post-Wild World by Lorene Edwards Forkner, editor
StoriesBook Launch at RHI
Last week, our office was fortunate enough to host a book launch with Frederick Steiner, Dean and Paley Professor at PennDesign. Frederick co-edited “Nature and Cities: The Ecological Imperative in Urban Design and Planning” for the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, with contributions by PennDesign faculty past and present.
StoriesTower Grove Park Interview
RHI Director Faye Harwell and Bill Reininger, Park Director, conduct an interview with local press in St. Louis, Missouri, ahead of public meetings for a master plan design for Tower Grove Park. Rhodeside & Harwell was awarded the project in 2015 and will be documenting the history of the park and creating a plan for its preservation and re-invigoration. … Read more »