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Masonry Morning with IMI

This week, RPH attended IMI’s Holiday Masonry Morning (aka Procrastinator’s Day) to earn Continuing Education credits, and learn about masonry innovation in the industry today. After several informative presentations about the efficiencies of CMU assemblies, and showing new masonry techniques in case studies around the country, we got to get our hands dirty. First…

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Mike Stinefelt Named Partner at RPH

We are excited to announce the promotion of Mike Stinefelt to Partner at RPH Architecture! He joins fellow partners, Chuck Hawley and Jean Sovinski in his new leadership role. Mike is a registered architect, a LEED Building Design + Construction accredited professional, and has over 15 years of experience. Mike’s passions lie in affordable housing…

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Proposed CubeSmart Renderings

A 150,000 SF CubeSmart storage facility has been proposed for a site located on Washington Boulevard in Elkridge, MD.  Because the site is on a busy corner with dramatic grade changes, the goal in designing the building footprint was to take advantage of the increase visibility at the corners of the site while staying within the…

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We’re Moving!

Big news today: We’re moving offices! We’ve been working on the design for our new office for a few months now, and two weeks ago finally obtained the permits. We have been so excited to get started that we thought we’d help the contractor out a bit with demolition. So, last week we all…

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In Memory of Rick

It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the passing of our Founder, beloved colleague and friend, Rick Ruhf. Rick’s contribution to the architecture world spans over 30 years. He was actively involved in all phases of the architecture process with an exceptionally keen eye for deconstructing the challenges that an architect faces,…

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Bowman Place Completion & Dedication

Work on Bowman Place (formerly known as Timothy House and Gardens) has officially been completed, and the project dedicated, at an event held in the newly renovated Multipurpose Room. Community leaders- including Michael Busch, Speaker of the House; Mayor Gavin Buckley; Kenneth Holt, Secretary, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development- took time to share…

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Idea Room Design

RPH was recently called in to transform an under-utilized vestibule space of an office building into a convertible, multi-use Idea Room. We created plans, sections, and interior renderings for three different potential space layouts. Employees currently have both small and large conference rooms, but felt there was a ‘missing’ in-between space for a medium…

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Storage Facility Site Work

RPH recently assisted with the phasing plan of a new 3-story retaining wall at a proposed storage facility addition with one of our long term clients. The scope of work required an extension of an existing underground passageway to provide access into the addition.  The retaining wall is to be constructed in 3 separate…

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Maryland House Detox Complete

We posted back in December about on going construction at Delphi Health Group’s Maryland House Detox facility. As of May 2018, the facility is officially open and serving patients.  The team experienced challenges throughout the design process, we had to juggle Healthcare organization accreditation requirements, strict security demands, and Health Department regulations; all in…

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Pasticcio Italian Restaurant

RPH recently designed, produced construction documents, and assisted in permitting Pasticcio- a new Italian restaurant located in the Annapolis Plaza on Jennifer Road. The owners’ long history of running successful restaurants, and our previous experience laying out kitchen equipment, contributed to a successful design of the entire commercial kitchen layout without the use of…

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