About Us

Studio 343, formerly RPH Architecture, has served a diverse market portfolio including commercial, affordable housing and multifamily housing clients in the mid-Atlantic region since 1999. At the end of 2018, our studio rebranded to better express our mission, vision and ideals. Our Annapolis-based studio evolved from RPH’s impactful foundation and the very essence of what drives our team to be better people and better architects — work with good people, love the work that we do and do work that matters in the community.



Francis Street Office

June 20, 2020

Renovating Historic buildings in a Historic district often comes with its unique challenges, and this office on Francis Street in Annapolis was no exception. Though the previous & proposed uses of the space were the same, the addition of a conference room upstairs in this roughly 3,000 SF office triggered a series of stricter…

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South Street Centre Historic Approval

May 15, 2020

The City of Frederick Historic Preservation Commission recently approved the development of approximately 3.5 acres on West South Street in downtown Frederick for a state-of-the art 152-home intergenerational apartment community.  The development includes the renovation of two historic buildings and the addition of three new construction buildings.  Typically all projects bring learning opportunities to the…

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Working from Home

April 13, 2020

It’s business as usual at Studio 343, but not in the usual way. While we miss the face-to-face interaction both inside and outside of our studio, we remain committed to our clients, industry colleagues and each other. We have embraced working from home as the new norm and while Beer 30 on Fridays is not…

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Pinecrest Apartments Construction

February 15, 2020

In 2019, Pinecrest Apartments located in Bedford, Virginia was awarded funding through the VHDA Low Income Tax Credit Program.  Construction has begun on the 64-unit property and renovations are currently underway.  Currently, porches are being added to prevent rainwater entering the covered breezeways between units, brick siding is being installed at fronts and sides…

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