• 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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  • Hop on the bus, Gus…or light rail now, as the case may be

    February 23, 2015
    Buy the ticket, take the ride.   ― Hunter S. Thompson Gus Fischer, AIA, LEED AP, is a Partner with Dreyfuss + Blackford and this…
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  • Time is On Our Side

    January 6, 2015
    Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. ~ Hal Borland John Webre, AIA, is President of Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects. He’s been with…
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  • Once Upon a Time: Vignettes from Dreyfuss + Blackford

    January 6, 2015
    As we embark on this new year, employees share memorable moments from their design careers: “Not so long ago (2004), I ran blueprints at a firm located in an old, converted house. Yes,…
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  • Saving Animals…One Person at a Time.

    December 1, 2014
    “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Courtney McLeod Golden, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, is a Partner with Dreyfuss…
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  • The Future of Healthcare

    October 21, 2014
    When St. Helena Hospital was established more than 100 years ago, it was on the cutting edge patient care. Now, it is again. Established in 1878 as the Rural Health Retreat,…
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  • Are You Experienced?

    October 7, 2014
    “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. – Winston Churchill Kris Barkley, AIA, is the Design Director at Dreyfuss + Blackford and the current president of the American Institute of Architects Central Valley chapter.
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