• Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture unveils new AIA CA offices in Sacramento’s Midtown district

    By Matt Hickman FROM THE MARCH ISSUE OF ARCHITECT’S NEWSPAPER. With the expansion of the headquarters of the largest local California chapter of the American Institute of Architects now underway in San Francisco’s Financial District, it seems fitting that the Golden…
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  • A New Animal Services Center in California Reflects Current Care Trends

    By John Caufield FROM THE MARCH ISSUE of BUILDING DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION The Center includes the region’s only place set up to shelter and rehab large livestock. Animal shelters have come a long way from the days when, for…
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  • 2020 Best Real Estate Projects: SMUD Headquarters Rehabilitation

    By Sam Boykin FROM THE SEPTEMBER 16 ISSUE OF SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL. We’re introducing you to our Best Real Estate Projects of the Year. This is the top historic preservation rehab project. While it’s a great…
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  • Dusting Off an Old Classic

    By Matt Hickman FROM THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF ARCHITECT’S NEWSPAPER. Wayne Thiebaud’s Water City gets refresh at landmark modernist building in Sacramento It’s not every day that an architecture firm returns, six decades later, to assiduously renovate and…
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  • Pet Smarter

    By Lydia Lee FROM THE AUGUST 2020 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE. A landscape makes for a better place to adopt pets.   Animal shelters are typically cold, institutional settings with cell blocks of caged animals.
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  • Mural Support

    By Megan Drueding FROM THE SUMMER 2020 ISSUE OF PRESERVATION MAGAZINE. A Rare Tile Mural by Artist Wayne Thiebaud Gets Conserved Wayne Thiebaud is famous for his paintings of everyday objects like cakes, lipsticks, and lollipops. But just a…
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  • Sacramento State Parking Structure 5: Green Inside and Out

    FROM THE FEBRUARY 2020 ISSUE OF PARKING MAGAZINE. Inspired by the surrounding arboretum, Parking Structure 5 at California State University, Sacramento (Sac State) campus, is designed for safety and the best user experience. Precast concrete columns and spandrel…
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  • A 1959 Modernist Office in Sacramento Shines Again

    By Lydia Lee FROM THE JANUARY 2020 ONLINE ISSUE OF METROPOLIS MAGAZINE. The building’s midcentury architecture was historically significant, so architecture firm Dreyfuss + Blackford’s upgrades had to be thoughtful and subtle. The Sacramento Municipal Utility…
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