State of California, Department of Motor Vehicles Building West Infrastructure Study

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    State of California, Department of Motor Vehicles Building West Infrastructure Study project via Dreyfuss+Blackford
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    State of California, Department of Motor Vehicles Building West Infrastructure Study project via Dreyfuss+Blackford
Client
State of California
Location
Sacramento, California
Completion
2016

Dreyfuss + Blackford studied the existing Building West of the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office in Sacramento, which was built in 1954. We reviewed the current state of all major systems including structural, architectural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical. We then developed three future scenarios for the client to consider: 1. Remodel the building in its entirety, saving only the structural system and the exterior (upgrading windows); 2. Remodel and expand the building either by adding stories or building a new building over the existing single story parking lot (south end of the parcel); 3. Demolish the existing building and build a large, modern office building over the entire site.