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Now Hiring a Project Planner

June 12, 2023

June 2023 RHI, a collaborative firm of planners, urban designers, and landscape architects, is currently hiring a full-time Planner to join our firm in a hybrid in-office/work from home position in the Washington DC area. ABOUT RHI For 37 years, RHI has been committed to fostering places that are increasingly more livable, undeniably more equitable, and beautifully functional. Our work … Read more »

Announcing our Expanded Leadership Team

May 12, 2023

It is with great pleasure that we announce the recent promotions of Eric Feldman, AICP, Megan Mansell, and Ronald Sessoms, AICP. These three individuals have demonstrated exceptional performance and dedication to their roles, and as a result, have been promoted to Associate Principals. We are confident that they will continue to excel in their new roles and contribute to the … Read more »

An Award-Winning Partnership: Restoring Branch Brook Park

March 24, 2023

When the Olmsted firm began the design of Branch Brook Park in 1898, it was the start of nearly 40 years of work to gradually develop this iconic property in downtown Newark, Essex County, New Jersey. The four-mile-long park had originally been conceived by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., as far back as 1867. Among the celebrated firm’s signature projects, Branch … Read more »

Now Hiring a Landscape Designer

March 20, 2023

WHO WE ARE: RHI is an award-winning multidisciplinary firm seeking experienced landscape architects to join our team. We believe in fostering a creative, collaborative workplace encouraging career development and growth. Our work includes public urban plazas, streetscapes, parks and open space design, community revitalization, diplomatic and educational campus design, and historic preservation.  We work locally, nationally, and internationally with both … Read more »

Proudly Introducing Our Newly Promoted Staff

March 13, 2023

Through their excellent work, Jules, Mary, Jake, Christopher, Ting, and Jason have proven themselves to be invaluable members of the RHI team. They each bring their own talents, strengths, and passion to the variety of project work types they take on with RHI. We look forward to their continued contributions and growth! SENIOR ASSOCIATES Jules Krinsky, PLA A landscape architect, … Read more »

RHI Wins Multiple Design Awards for Riverside Revitalization in Greenville, N.C.

August 30, 2022

Multi-Phase Waterfront and Uptown Development Receives 2021 “Great Places” Recognition RHI has received numerous awards for planning and design projects along the Tar River in Greenville, N.C. Our master plan for the 20-acre Town Common earned a 2021 Great Places Award from the Environmental Design Research Association in the Place Planning category. RHI and Perkins & Will’s design of the … Read more »

Now Hiring a Project Planner

July 20, 2022

RHI is looking to hire a Project Planner with 2-3 years of experience for our office in Alexandria, Virginia We are a dynamic firm that is committed to investing in continued education, mentorship, and your professional development. We provide competitive salaries and a variety of benefits commensurate with the experience and qualifications sought below. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer … Read more »

Taylor Farm Park Master Plan ASLA Potomac Chapter Honor Award in Analysis, Planning, and Urban Design 2022

June 17, 2022

The Pandemic underscored how critical our parks are to our communities and our well-being. So, when the chance to plan a new 100-acre park presented itself, the RHI team recognized this rare opportunity. In an area with few parks, the people of Sandston, Virginia were ready to be active participants in the planning process.   The existing, heavily wooded property donated … Read more »

Brook Branch Park – ASLA Potomac Chapter Merit Award Historic Preservation 2022

June 17, 2022

Congratulations to the RHI team and our consultants on the win this year for their work on Branch Brook Park! The Branch Brook Park Alliance (BBPA) was formed in 1999 by a passionate community to restore a landscape work of art: Essex County Branch Brook Park, designed by the Olmsted firm between 1898 -1937.   Bringing neighbors, government, and abundant enthusiasm … Read more »

Proudly Introducing Our New Principals

April 5, 2022

Quickly moving through the ranks, RHI’s five newly promoted Principals – Derrick Wolbaum, Sukirti Ghosh, Drew Taylor, Jennifer Koch, and Rebecca May – have grown together and helped push the firm to new heights. They exemplify mentorship, hard work, and professionalism in a way that reflects the firm’s core values and are poised to keep RHI at the forefront of landscape … Read more »

Rhodeside Harwell Wins Major Design Awards for Riverside Revitalization in Greenville, N.C.

November 5, 2021

Multi-Phase Waterfront and Uptown Development Receives 2021 “Great Places” Recognition ALEXANDRIA, VA (6/22/21) – Rhodeside Harwell (RHI), a planning and landscape architecture firm with offices in Virginia and New York, has received two additional awards for planning and design projects along the Tar River in Greenville, N.C. The firm’s master plan for the 20-acre Town Common has earned a 2021 … Read more »

Now Hiring an Urban Designer

February 26, 2021

We strongly believe in creating human-scaled built form, leveraging the power of multidisciplinary thinking to artfully transform spaces. We are committed to making the ever-expanding urban realm more livable, beautiful, and functional. Our current urban design work encompasses a broad variety of projects, including small area plans, corridor plans, land use plans, transit-oriented development plans related to multimodal transportation projects, … Read more »