Posts Tagged ‘Commercial’

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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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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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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Zen Leaf Waldorf

Recently opened Zen Leaf in Waldorf is one of Maryland’s first medical marijuana dispensaries. New regulations and strict zoning laws created interesting challenges for the design team. Our process started with an exhaustive building code study before diving into design documents. High security storage, a public waiting area and a private retail area were…

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ezStorage Fairfax Draper

Construction begins next month on one of Siena Corporation’s most recent ezStorage projects, located just off Route 50 in Fairfax, VA. At 5 stories and about 150,000 SF, this storage facility will house over 1,000 self- storage units. In addition to generating permit & construction documents, RPH created drawings for a Special Exception application and…

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Delphi Medical Detox Facility Construction

In 2006, RPH designed an addition for the Hospice of the Chesapeake at this location, creating a 7 bed facility. In 2014, the hospice moved to Pasadena and sold their building to Delphi Health Group. RPH was then brought on to transform this building into Delphi’s new medical detox facility, the first of its…

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King George Gateway

The King George Gateway shopping center in Dahlgren, VA. is a highly sought-after location for many national retailers. Through several phases beginning in 2011, RPH has designed a large retail strip for the shopping center, with 4 out parcel buildings- adding up to over 130,000 SF of retail space. Featuring gabled entries and brick,…

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Paradise Donuts

Unique Midwest recipes, a special custard machine, and a special freezer are what distinguishes Paradise Donuts from other bakeries in the Baltimore, MD area.  Their pastries, custards, and kolache are made from the highest quality ingredients- and crafted diligently by hand.  Churning out these goodies requires a sophisticated kitchen, and that’s where RPH stepped…

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