Our Expertise

Successful projects are based on strong communication, trust, and years of expertise. Building projects typically take several years to complete, so it’s important to find a design team that will be a good fit for your community. Inevitably, issues come up over the course of these complex projects. That’s to be expected. Here’s our promise to you: We will bring creative problem-solving, understanding, and passion to your project.

Below is a list of the services we provide.

master planning
feasibility studies
community outreach
educational visioning
educational programming
space programming
space needs analysis
space reconfiguration
site analysis
existing conditions analysis
interior design
exterior envelope modernization
building forensics
building system upgrades
adaptive reuse
construction administration
cost estimating & analysis
code compliance

RDA is a full-service planning and design firm with a particular expertise in public PreK-12 projects. Our portfolio is comprised of new construction projects, renovations, and addition/renovation commissions. We work with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) and directly with cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth, from feasibility study through construction administration and project closeout.