Meadowview City Services Facility


City of Sacramento Public Works


Sacramento, California




Administration: 28,000 sq ft Shops: 27,300 sq ft


$14.5 million

A generous outdoor area was built adjacent to the lunch room.

Recycling is a constant theme that is reinforced throughout the facility in many of the finishes and materials utilized. Community workshops on recycling, composting and waste reduction are held regularly in the training rooms.

Ample natural light is coupled with indirect fixtures to reduce electric and provide a higher quality of light throughout the complex.

Vehicle maintenance is housed in a separate high-bay shop. Generous bays provide ample room for all types of city vehicles and enhance worker safety with good separation and sight lines.

Simple and durable finishes need not be plain. The dispatch counters provide mail boxes for all staff.

Public art was carefully integrated throughout the facility, from entry signage to office areas and this outdoor courtyard. The art speaks to themes of community and recycling.

This 32-acre complex is home to the City’s recycling program. It is a very “green” building, with carefully designed natural lighting, high-recycled-content materials and energy-efficient systems. All systems were designed for low maintenance and low energy consumption.

The complex houses several administrative, field and maintenance functions principally associated with Public Works. We developed a modular approach to house dissimilar functions in close proximity and easily accommodate future expansion. The administrative wing is near the site entrance and includes public access, employee training and a staff fitness center.

The project delivery method was design/assist. A builder was selected early in the design process and became an integral part of the design team. This approach was highly successful as it shortened the overall construction schedule and allowed us to control costs at the point of design decisions.

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