Inspire People. Transform Lives

Master planning, architecture, and interior design is what we do. Helping our clients transform the lives of senior residents, students, faculty, staff members or guests is why it matters.

RLPS Architects is a planning, interior design and architecture firm based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with a team of professionals that works with clients nationwide.


  • COVID-19 Resources

    covid-19-hands For our clients who are interested, we would be happy to review COVID-19 Design Considerations with your team. These checklists or...
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  • Memory Support

    memory-support The built environment plays a key role in the care of people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A carefully...
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  • Wellness

    wellness Wellness means different things to different people. It now extends beyond physical fitness to include emotional, spiritual, intellectual...
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  • Hybrid Homes

    Hybrid Homes Hybrid homes are a new senior housing model that allow providers to incrementally add independent living with more flexible financing...
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  • IQ Homes

    IQ Homes The “IQ Home” is a smart home housing model designed from the inside out to support independence, confidence and an active lifestyle...
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  • Congratulations Zach Oster!

    May 13, 2022
    Congratulations to RLPSer Zach Oster! Zach recently completed his Architectural Registration Exams. To celebrate, we continued with our tradition of having each partner cut a piece of Zach's tie.
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  • Lancaster Walking Tour - Clark Associates

    May 4, 2022
    Gregg Scott, FAIA, Partner Emeritus at RLPS Architects, will be hosting a private walking tour of Historic Downtown Lancaster.  This Lancaster Walking  Tour will showcase a diverse mix of…
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  • RLPS Names Newest Partner

    April 6, 2022
    We are excited to announce the promotion of James Mehaffey to Partner. Jim has worked with RLPS for several years and is probably familiar to many of our clients and business associates, so we’ve…
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  • Reinvention

    Reinvention Reinvention provides creative design solutions for good stewardship, while breathing new life into an existing community. As we look to the future...
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RLPS is an architecture firm that listens first

Our architectural consulting and interior design team is ready to collaborate with you. We start by listening to your vision, brand, and values. Then we create authentically responsive design solutions that go beyond square-foot style programming to reach the heart and soul of the people you serve.

Ready to be inspired?

We not only create vibrant, resident, student and employee-centered spaces.RLPS also provides an engaging experience for our clients and their stakeholder groups.

Founded in 1954, RLPS collaborates with our clients to provide purposeful planning and creative architectural and interior design strategies for:

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