Rice Foster Associates

Rice Foster Associates is a Wichita multidiscipline design firm, specializing in landscape architecture and planning. We design landscapes for municipal, commercial, and residential projects that are beautiful, functional, environmentally fit, and responsive to issues of cost and maintenance. We develop master plans for streetscapes, downtowns, parks and park systems — facilitating community input workshops that envision exciting possibilities, define real opportunities, achieve functional consensus, and set attainable goals. RFA has prepared Comprehensive Plans for small- and medium-sized communities across Kansas.


Lakeside Residential Landscape  Rustic Tuscan Backyard

Grasses and native plants help maintain the treasured sense of serenity at this rural lakeside home.

A cozy fireplace room, spa, pool, and waterfalls reflect a Tuscan theme. Project includes an elevated deck and outdoor kitchen.


Courtyard Garden at Kansas Health Foundation Avenue A Park in Hutchinson

This urban courtyard in downtown Wichita is used for fund-raising events, and provides a green haven for busy staff.

Multitasking urban park includes a stage, community building, and waterplay park, manages stormwater, and is a catalyst for downtown redevelopment.


Swimming Pool and Arbor Water Feature & Privacy Wall

A yard for active outdoor living. The arbor reflects the home's architecture; the pool and spa overlook a pond.

This curving water wall is the centerpiece of a project that includes a raised concrete patio, spa, and outdoor kitchen.


Firm Service Categories  

Commercial/Retail 8%
Corporate/Office 5%
Federal/State/Local 5%
Hospitality 3%
Industrial 3%
Institutional/Educational 5%
Medical/Healthcare 5%
Parks & Recreation/Trails 8%
Planning/Urban Design  15%
Religious 3%
Single Family/Multifamily Subdivision 29%
Streetscapes/Transportation 8%
Sustainable Design/Green Infrastructure 3%


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