• Building on Our Strengths – Sarah Bergman Promoted to Associate

    March 8, 2021
    When the leadership of the firm sat down to discuss possible advancement candidates at the end of 2020, without any exception, Sarah’s name was put forward as the top contender for Associate level promotion by everyone in the group. …
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  • Architecture Toward a Broader Purpose

    January 29, 2021
    Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture Design Principal, Jason A. Silva, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, shares some insight on the County of Santa Clara Animal Services Center that is set to open its doors in February, 2021. There are the times…
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  • Sacramento’s Other Thiebaud Murals

    November 16, 2020
    This winter, internationally-renown California artist Wayne Thiebaud turns 100 years old. The Crocker Art Museum just opened a thorough retrospective of his work, in celebration of his birthday. One of the most prolific living artists of the 20th Century…
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  • CLARA and the AIA Film Challenge

    November 6, 2020
    When we were deciding to enter the AIA Film Challenge there was no doubt the…
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  • 5 Questions with…

    October 9, 2020
    “We are the biggest world sculptors who give shape to this physical world and people’s lives. Our mission is huge.” –Ilanit Cohen Ilanit Cohen is an experienced Designer with more than seven years of industry experience and has…
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  • Old is New Again

    September 14, 2020
    The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Headquarters building brought a significant International Style modernist icon to the Sacramento Region. Designed by our firm and completed in 1960, the project received recognition through several national and international publications including the New…
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  • Working Through a Design Problem

    August 24, 2020
    At the end of last year a couple of us entered an international ideas competition for “Portable Reading Rooms.” The competition was organized by Bee Breeders in partnership with ARCHHIVE BOOKS. The competition involved developing a design…
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  • 5 Questions with…

    July 9, 2020
    Amy Eliot joined Dreyfuss + Blackford as a Design Principal in December of last year. She brings over 25 years of experience in the Bay Area with a particular focus on Education and Institutional/Public Sector markets and clients.  As a…
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  • Working from Home {Corona Edition}

    May 11, 2020
    Sheltering in place, on a poodle. At the beginning of this new way of life, I thought to myself that working from home would be fabulous. No need to commute in the morning. Athleisure wear, which is a staple of…
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  • From the Pound to The Park

    April 20, 2020
    A new breed of animal services facilities is coming to the County of Santa Clara. Although the county seat is in San Jose, the location is on a campus with other county buildings in the City of San Martin, which…
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