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.
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…Read More
The fundamentals of design aren’t always about buildings in our studio. Each year we have holiday card design competition in our studio with the lucky winner receives a cash prize. This year, the winning design was created by Rob Lang. At initial concept, the image was visible but not yet refined. Through a series…Read More
We are proud to welcome Deborah Sandoval Marte to the Studio 343 team! Deborah’s passion for architecture focuses on affordable and social housing and environmentally sustainable projects that integrate shared common spaces that promote connection between people and the build environment. When not focused on the details of architecture, Deborah can be found spending time…Read More
The integration of two different types of building systems can pose challenges for the entire project team. The three-story addition to the ezStorage facility located in Bowie was one such project. The building envelope was challenging because of the integration of a structural steel system to a pre-manufactured metal building. To work through this…Read More