Design, Equity and Community Healing at ASLA 2017
Elliot Rhodeside, FASLA and Ron Sessoms were both speakers for an inspiring session at the ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO (#ASLA2017), entitled “Healing, Reclamation, & Reweaving: Equitable Development in Design.” The session served as an opportunity to reflect on the process of designing for equitable development while countering the legacy of urban renewal and exclusion embedded into the urban landscape, … Read more »
Installation begins at UVA Remembrance Garden
Installation has begun on the precast concrete wall panels for the ‘University Remembrance Garden’ located on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Virginia. The design was a collaborative effort between Rhodeside & Harwell, Fine Concrete and the University.
Sandy Springs receives Georgia Planning Association award
We are honored and delighted that our work on the The Next Ten planning initiative in Sandy Springs, GA has received an award for “Outstanding Planning Process—Large Scale” from the Georgia Planning Association. The City of Sandy Springs, in the Atlanta metro area, retained Rhodeside & Harwell to lead a multidisciplinary team in developing a new set of planning and … Read more »
PARKing Day – Show your colors
RHI’s 2017 PARKing Day installation brought a burst of color to King Street with over 500 cardboard tubes. The colorful, circular wall made for great photos and fun. A special thanks goes to ABC Imaging and Global Printing for their generous supply of cardboard tubes to make this project a success.
U.S. Embassies Worldwide
Over the past 18 years and in more than 50 countries, Rhodeside & Harwell has provided landscape architectural design and site planning for the US diplomatic missions abroad. We have led breakthrough initiatives, including “net zero” water management, secure site design, use of native materials and local craftsmanship in support of the Department of State’s Design Excellence programs. Our professional … Read more »
Tower Grove Park Master Plan Unveiled
Over 200 people attended the public open house last Wednesday for the unveiling of the Tower Grove Park Master Plan—a vision for the park into the next 20 years. With Tower Grove Park nearing its 150th anniversary, the master plan remains rooted in its rich history, respecting its status as a National Historic Landmark, while incorporating invigorating programming, relevant for … Read more »
Lighting Trade Show at RHI
Last week we had a mini trade show in our office as representatives from Alliance Lighting came in to discuss the newest trends in commercial and residential lighting solutions.
Q Street Alley wins Potomac ASLA Merit Award
This past Thursday night, the Q Street Alley was awarded the Potomac ASLA chapter’s Merit Award. The Q Street Alley is a first-generation green alley that shows how an underutilized public space can both clean stormwater and serve a useful social space. The existing site was a popular neighborhood cut-through, so our team designed the alley as a landscaped pedestrian … Read more »
Spring 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.
North 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.
Bike 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 »
Jakarta 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