ABOUT RHODESIDE & HARWELL
An International Practice
Established in 1986, Rhodeside & Harwell offers comprehensive services in planning, urban design, and landscape architecture. Our professional staff, based in offices in Alexandria, Virginia, Newark, New Jersey, and New York, New York consult on significant projects throughout the world.
A Creative Team
Rhodeside & Harwell's talented team includes founders Deana Rhodeside, PhD., Elliot Rhodeside, FASLA, and Faye Harwell, FASLA. Our expertise includes master planning, urban revitalization, streetscape design, open space planning, environmental design, site security, waterfront planning, transportation planning, and other critical practice areas. Our services in public engagement have enabled communities to advance vital initiatives in preservation, redevelopment, and the creation of exciting new amenities within the natural and built environment.
We work closely with clients in the public and private sectors to create landscapes and civic spaces that enhance communities and carefully address economic, ecological, and historic contexts. We bring a multidisciplinary focus to each project, along with inventive concepts and a commitment to standard-setting best practices throughout each phase of work. All of our projects benefit from principal-level involvement and a collaborative approach to design that yields unique and inspired results.
We are proud to have completed work at such celebrated sites as Gettysburg National Military Park, the George Mason Memorial on the National Mall, the historic Essex County Branch Brook Park in New Jersey, the National Zoo, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Arlington National Cemetery, and the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Our portfolio includes U.S. embassies around the world, state-of-the-art headquarters and campus environments, forward-thinking plans for transit-oriented communities, and complex environmental restoration projects. Please visit our Portfolio for more information.
Our many awards include a Chamber of Commerce "Best Small Business" award and numerous regional and national planning and design commendations from ASLA, APA, and other professional organizations. We have also supported many distinctive projects that have earned AIA, GSA, and other prominent awards.