Museum of Science and Curiosity

The design for the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity (MOSAC) – formerly the Powerhouse Science Center – re-envisions the historic riverfront structure as a hub for science education, exploration and promotion in the City of Sacramento. On the banks of the Sacramento River, the museum grows out from an abandoned power station building.

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County of Santa Clara Animal Services Center

The County of Santa Clara Animal Care and Control Department needed to replace their makeshift former donated residence which had several additions and portables, into an adequate home for the area’s needy animals. The new facility enables the County to handle specialty surgeries, conduct livestock rehabilitation, promote adoptions, and maintain a 94% live-release rate, one […]

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Sacramento State Parking Structure 5

Located by the main entrance to the Sacramento State campus, Parking Structure 5 (PS5) is designed to blend and complement the dense trees of the nearby arboretum. The 1,750 stall, six-level parking structure serves a campus in dire need of parking, and provides a structure exceeding the quality and efficiency of any of the previous […]

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Guide Dogs for the Blind Puppy Center & Park

On any given day, non-profit Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) is caring for and training a new litter of frisky puppies at their school campus. More than 800 per year are whelped and raised by a dedicated team at GDB’s National Headquarters located in San Rafael, California. Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture, in association with […]

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Placer County Animal Services Center

The Placer County Animal Services Center replaces an existing 40+ year old shelter in north Auburn, California. It is a welcoming destination for visitors focused on animal wellness, care, and education. The entire facility is designed to encourage people to quickly bond with adoptable animals in light-filled, transparent spaces that are engaging for all ages. […]

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PG&E Gas Safety Academy

The Gas Safety Academy campus is a center of excellence for PG&E. It incorporates industry best practices and technology-led instruction, elevating the standards of gas pipeline safety to the highest levels in the United States. Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture completed the programming, master planning, and design of the entire campus, located on a 40-acre site […]

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UC Davis Health, Parking Structure 5

On UC Davis Health’s Sacramento campus, Parking Structure 5 provides exceptional space for patients, visitors, and staff to feel safe, clearly find their way, and efficiently park their vehicle in a very open and day-lit space. With all vehicles entering and exiting the structure through a subterranean entrance off the adjacent mid-block intersection, the cross-campus flow of pedestrians and bicycles is uninterrupted.

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Solano County, Department of Child Support Services

Solano County’s Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) works together with the public to solve financial, legal and the emotional challenges that come with co-parenting. As a department with a difficult task, creating an environment with a positive workplace strategy helped improve their image and reinvigorated the work culture while delivering a welcoming and comfortable space for their clients.

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Sacramento State University Transportation and Parking Signage & Wayfinding Master Plan

Parking at Sacramento State has been notoriously difficult. The university is building their fifth parking structure and revamping their alternative transportation options. The campus asked Dreyfuss + Blackford to create a Master Plan for all their transportation related signage and wayfinding so it looked cohesive and would serve them for the next 20 years. Special […]

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The Shop at VSP Global

Vision Service Plan (VSP) has moved an innovative think-tank – known as The Shop – into the former Vogel Chevrolet Showroom in midtown Sacramento. This “Miesian Glass Box” was created in 1959 by Dreyfuss + Blackford and was a startling advance for modernist architecture in Sacramento at that time.

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UC Davis Health, Mobility Hub

The Mobility Hub at UC Davis Health’s Sacramento medical center campus is a centrally-located staff, student, patient and visitor-oriented transportation center. It was designed to provide essential access to shuttles connecting to the University’s Davis campus as well as current and future areas around the Medical Center including the Main Hospital, outpatient clinics, and education […]

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Sacramento State Welcome Center + Plaza

The Welcome Center at Sacramento State – for new and prospective students – also houses University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) administrative offices and is adjacent to Parking Structure 5 at the front entrance to the campus. In close proximity to the University Arboretum, the landscape, which includes existing mature trees, folds around the building […]

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