• I Live in a Very Connected World

    May 10, 2016
    I come from a big family. We grew up in Cuba and I have very fond memories of that time. Especially the dancing. My mom is Cuban and my dad is American. He worked in the sugar industry in Cuba. When…
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  • Archi-speak

    May 6, 2016
    Communicating effectively is as important a design skill as understanding tasteful scale and proportion of space. As architects and designers, we fully grasp clear and concise graphic and written communication concepts through the use of detailed drawings and carefully worded…
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  • D+B Architecture has opened an office in San Francisco. What’s in it for you?

    April 28, 2016
    The short answer is, a lot. We are actively looking for a wide variety of talented, passionate individuals in the architecture profession, including project architects, business development, marketing, and office management people.  What can you expect by joining…
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  • Bright Underbelly

    April 26, 2016
    During the first weekend of Spring, our city celebrated the opening of a mural project in an unusual place. The mural, known as Bright Underbelly, was completed on the underside of a section of freeway. For years,…
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  • Schooled

    March 24, 2016
    I was fortunate enough to spend the holiday with my sister and her family in Colorado this past Christmas. Since I had never been there before, I wanted to go see the sights! We went to all the usual suspects:…
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  • The Art of Technology Extending the Life of Art…Temporarily

    March 8, 2016
    What if we can take something precious that has expired and gives it a new yet altered life? Mortality is imminent, but I set out to extend something in time and virtual space – something for anyone to experience, but…
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  • A different look yields a different look: Introducing our new brand.

    March 1, 2016
      Al Dreyfuss and Len Blackford never relied on convention. They did things their own way. The firm was built on this premise and it continues to inform the direction of Dreyfuss + Blackford today. We constantly reinvent…
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  • Sac State’s AIRC is still on the Nice List

    January 19, 2016
    Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us. – Boris Pasternak Gus Fischer, AIA, LEED AP is a Partner with Dreyfuss + Blackford. His holiday “present” came a little early this year. Digging around in my attic looking…
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  • BIM Information – How Sweet It Is

    June 22, 2015
    “A party without cake is just a meeting”. ― Julia Child Chad Garcia is Dreyfuss + Blackford’s BIM Manager and he wants you to have your cake and eat it, too. For some, cake making can seem…
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  • MISSION CRITICAL: Sustainability

    May 12, 2015
    When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. ~ John Muir­­­­­­ Courtney McLeod Golden, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, is…
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