• Five Questions with…

    November 13, 2019
    When Chris Avanzino was eight, he and his family would visit Tahoe. But it wasn’t the lake they were exploring; it was the houses under construction. Seeing the structure and unique design of each house sparked Chris’ interest. He loved…
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  • The Missing Piece

    October 2, 2019
    Architecture as a career didn’t come into my life before I was in my 30’s. I spent my childhood building Lego structures and cardboard cities and I was obsessed with exploring homes and buildings, but architecture was never something I…
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  • Five Questions with…

    August 15, 2019
    Jennifer Reid, CID Project Designer Jennifer’s hard work paid off at the new Sac State University Union addition. Jennifer Reid is a seasoned project designer at Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture with more than 15 years of…
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  • Extreme Team-Building

    July 17, 2019
    Every year for the last five years my wife Janet and I have been riding in the four day 300 mile NorCal AIDS Cycle Ride. This year was different. Not just because it was the 15th anniversary…
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  • A Confluence of Care at the New Sutter PACE Facility

    April 15, 2019
    I chose interior design as a career because I love the balance of the technical and artistic aspects. The tasks and challenges vary from day to day, and I am continually learning and improving. I feel very fortunate to be…
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  • When a Good Plan Meets Fate

    March 6, 2019
    I like to have a plan. Whether it’s for my lunch tomorrow or where I want to retire in 30 years, I can’t help but think ahead. This quality has been a key part of my personality since I was…
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  • Our New Associates Talk About Each Other

    February 11, 2019
    Last month Dreyfuss + Blackford welcomed Brian Lefholz and Stephanie Swain as leaders within our growing firm. Individually, they have made a significant impact on our firm culture, inspired confidence with our clients, and demonstrated a collaborative spirit dedicated to…
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  • Powerhouse, Full Steam Ahead Once Again

    December 19, 2018
    A drive up Interstate 5 North through Sacramento will give a glimpse of work happening along the river at the old historic power station, River Station B. The long-vacant site has been silent for decades, but it’s finally getting a…
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  • My Architectural Roots: Home is Where the Tree Fort Is

    November 21, 2018
    I have been making forts as long as I can remember. In fact, it’s one of my earliest memories. Me, my brother and sister making a blanket tent in our game room. We used volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Dad…
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  • If These Walls Could Talk

    October 8, 2018
    Sacramento has had a renaissance of large-scale art exhibitions recently, including Art Hotel and Art Street, allowing the community to experience an immense amount of art in one place for a select period of time. In September, Tearing Walls…
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