October 23, 2019

Client News: Dreyfuss + Blackford honored with design awards

Dreyfuss + Blackford representatives holding a design reward

Dreyfuss + Blackford (D+B) was recently honored at the AIA Central Valley (AIACV) Design Awards with a total of three project awards. The awards were selected by a jury of design architects from the AIA Columbus (Ohio) Chapter. The awards recognize the outstanding achievements in architecture and design of Central Valley individuals and organizations as well as celebrates the distinguished work of architects and related professionals from afar who contribute to the framework of our local built environment.

The AIA Central Valley Design Awards Program recognizes excellence in the categories of architecture, interior architecture, and reconstruction/renovation with opportunities for additional recognition of sustainable design (COTE) and custom residential projects (CRAN).

“The program serves to inform the public of the breadth and value of architectural practice,” says Kristopher Barkley, AIA, D+B’s President and Design Director. “The Chapter’s Design Awards Program also provides us with a unique opportunity to truly ‘see’ architecture and gain a better understanding about why we feel the way we do when experiencing well-designed spaces.”

Following is a list of Dreyfuss + Blackford’s recent awards:

AIA Central Valley, Citation Award | UC Santa Cruz, Upper Quarry Amphitheater Restoration

AIA Central Valley, Merit Award | PG&E, Gas Safety Academy

AIA Central Valley, People’s Choice Award | The University Union Expansion at Sacramento State University

Engineering News-Record (ENR) Best Higher Education/Research Project Award – California | The University Union Expansion at Sacramento State University

Front view of the Sacramento State University Union building
Sacramento State Univ. Union Expansion (Photo credit: Kyle Jeffers)
Front view of the PG&E Gas Safety Academy building
PG&E Gas Safety Academy (Photo Credit: David Wakely)

Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture is a mid-size firm founded and headquartered in Sacramento, California. Established in 1950, the firm serves corporate, public, and institutional markets with solutions achieved through collaboration and innovation.

To learn more about Dreyfuss + Blackford visit them at dreyfussblackford.com.

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