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Workplace

State of California, 1021 O Street Office Building

This new 10-story state office high-rise at the corner of 10th & O Streets in Sacramento, fulfills critical office space infrastructure needs for the State of California. It serves as a temporary home for the legislative and executive elected officials for the duration of the Capitol Annex renovation. Afterwards, the building will remain the home for the legislative and executive staff.

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Confidential Client, Integrated Operations Center

The new Integrated Operations Center (IOC) is a state-of-the-art, secure, resilient and modern facility designed to withstand anticipated seismic and other natural disaster events; as well as house new operating processes that recognize the importance of distribution system operations, cybersecurity and transmission system operations.

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State of California, Richards Boulevard Office Complex

Establishing an urban fabric for the current and future River District, Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture is collaborating with ZGF on the State’s largest office complex to-date. Together with Hensel Phelps, the team will deliver a large campus with four high-performance office towers over a multi-function podium and a parking structure on a site north of […]

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SMUD Headquarters Rehabilitation

After 60 years of continuous use, an extensive rehabilitation of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Headquarters is finally complete. Renovation of this landmark mid-century modern design has brought this iconic 146,000 SF building into the 21st Century while artfully addressing the concerns of the preservation community. In 1958 we designed this building for a […]

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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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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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California ISO Headquarters & Operations Center

This was a visionary project for the non-profit ISO, which manages the electrical grid for the entire state of California. The over-arching goal in the new facility was to create a secure, innovative and energy efficient headquarters complex. A further design goal was to enhance the work environment so that California ISO becomes the “employer of choice” for engineering and technical staff in the region.

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Lincoln Plaza CalPERS Headquarters

We were engaged by the Public Employees Retirement System in the 1980’s to create a forward-thinking, 100-year headquarters for the organization. Lincoln Plaza quickly became a Sacramento landmark and displays many advanced features that have come into their own in the 21st Century. There were many firsts – one of the first office buildings to utilized […]

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Sacramento State, The Hub Research Park Master Plan

Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture, in collaboration with MIG, Inc., developed a Master Plan for a 25-acre site to the south of the Sacramento State campus on Ramona Avenue. The site is within the Sacramento Center for Innovation which is bounded by Folsom Boulevard to the north, Power Inn Road to the east, and the Union Pacific rail lines to the west.

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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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