• Made at Sac State…for Sac State…by Sac State

    December 7, 2017
      Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture has been part of the Sacramento landscape since 1950. Having been around almost seven decades, we have had the privilege of helping shape the City and surrounding areas. Signatures are…
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  • Engage People – The Value of Design

    May 3, 2017
    I believe an appreciation for design starts early in life. How much we are exposed to arts and culture as children affect how we value them in our future. Sharing wild possibilities can open a child’s mind today and keep…
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  • In the “Who Saved Who?” Debate, Everybody Wins

    April 20, 2017
    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” ― Mahatma Gandhi The existing 40+-year-old shelter had several makeshift buildings, was loud and overcrowded, and…
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  • A Change of Scenery in San Francisco

    April 7, 2017
    Last April, we announced that Dreyfuss + Blackford had opened a new office in San Francisco.  Today we are excited to announce that our…
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  • Slug Bug Arbiter Turned Citizen Architect

    March 15, 2017
    As a middle child, I would often mediate my sibling’s arguments; many of them in the back seat of the white Dodge Caravan. Which person saw the sign for the alphabet game first. Whether or not the “punishment” for the…
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  • Caramel and Toasted Coconut-Covered Chaos

    March 8, 2017
    “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” ~William Shakespeare Being “Erin” when little girl Erin’s were few and far between, I know the difference a name can make. I…
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  • Talking Shop – Design

    March 1, 2017
    Like most architecture offices, we are really busy a good majority of the time. Project deadlines, meetings, and job site visits have us running in different directions all day. To say it’s almost impossible to get the entire office together…
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  • Temporary is Tough

    February 22, 2017
    We all know how much work goes into constructing a building. A lot. What if you built that structure knowing it was going to be torn down after a short time? That is one of the hardest challenges with temporary…
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  • Who’s Up for a Challenge?

    January 20, 2017
    It began as a need – participating in design challenges. The thrill. The pressure. Critique becomes the fix…like a drug. Feedback courses through the design brain, sometimes numbing, sometimes exciting; gone with the announcement of the challenge winner. I love…
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  • Lost and Found

    September 8, 2016
    If you told me 15 years ago I’d be designing parking structures, I wouldn’t have believed you. Yes, there was an increasing demand and somebody had to meet it; but it wasn’t going to be me. No way. Especially when…
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