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Now Hiring a Landscape Designer

September 14, 2022

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 »

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 »

Expanding Our Leadership in 2021

February 22, 2021

RHI/Rhodeside Harwell is thrilled to announce the promotion of five new Associate Principals – Derrick Wolbaum, Drew Taylor, Jennifer Koch, Rebecca May, and Sukirti Ghosh. With decades of combined experience covering countless sectors and cities, they’ve all grown together at the firm and are poised to keep RHI at the forefront of landscape architecture, planning, and urban design. 

Now Hiring a Project Planner

February 5, 2021

RHI is seeking to hire a Project Planner with 1-4 years of experience. Our current planning work encompasses a broad variety of projects, including comprehensive plans for large and small jurisdictions, land use plans related to multimodal transportation projects, small area plans, urban design guidelines, and public open space plans. In addition, our work focuses on creating forums and processes … Read more »

35-Year Anniversary: Building Successful and Meaningful Places Wordwide

January 1, 2021

This year marks a monumental milestone for RHI/Rhodeside Harwell: Our 35th anniversary! Since the beginning, our directors Deana, Faye and Elliot, committed our practice to doing outstanding work no matter what the scale or importance of the project; to engage our clients and communities to plan and design meaningful and responsive projects; to create a studio environment that would be … Read more »

Fredericksburg River Front Park

December 24, 2020

For nearly eight years, The City of Fredericksburg and RHI have been working to bring new life to the city’s Riverfront Park. Now nearly 55% through construction, we are beginning to see the forms of the park space coming to life! On a recent site visit, RHI’s Elliot Rhodeside and Derrick Wolbaum had the opportunity to take in-progress photos, as … Read more »