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Twin Oaks Senior Residence Mixed-Use Project in Oakley, Calif. to break ground in second half of 2020

SVA Architects’ design for the Twin Oaks Senior Residence Mixed-Use Project in Oakley, Calif. was inspired by the regional architecture, including City Hall, the downtown plaza, and Fire Station 51.  The Spanish-revival style development will feature a red tiled roof, white and earth-tone stucco, and stone veneer. The project will also include 5,667 sq. ft. of commercial space, 188 parking spaces, and over 63,000 sq. ft. of open space on the 5.85-acre site.

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SVA Architects’ design for Sacramento’s Mirasol Village approved

On Thursday, February 27, the Sacramento Planning Commission approved SVA Architects’ site plan and design reviews for the last two primary blocks of the Mirasol Village redevelopment.  Formerly known as Twin Rivers, the Sacramento public housing community and the surrounding River District neighborhood will be transformed into a fully connected, vibrant community with new transit, employment centers, services, retail, and recreational amenities. 

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SVA Architects announces promotions

Robert Simons, AIA, President of SVA Architects, states, “We have an extremely talented crew, and we want to empower each team member to rise to their individual potential.  As our firm continues to grow, we are prioritizing upward mobility for our existing team, as well as bringing in new staff.”

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Kulana Hale, mixed-use development in Kapolei, to help address the critical issue of affordable housing in Hawaii

SVA Architects joins development team and Governor Ige for Phase II groundbreaking of Kulana Hale, mixed-use development in Kapolei, that will help address affordable housing in Hawaii. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, Hawaii is the most “Out of Reach” rental housing market, with the highest housing wage in the nation. Earning minimum wage of $10.10 per hour, a Hawaii resident would need to work 111 hours each week to afford a modest one-bedroom apartment at fair market prices. 

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SVA Architects receives four PCBC Gold Nugget “Awards of Merit”

SVA Architects’ 2019 Gold Nugget Merit Award-winning projects include: Jordan Downs Phase 1B (Los Angeles, CA) – Judges Special Award of Excellence; Legacy Square (Santa Ana, CA) – Best On-the-Boards Affordable Housing Community; California Baptist University Events Center (Riverside, CA) – Best Special Use Project; and Chaffey College Academic Villages at Chino and Fontana Campuses (Chino, CA & Fontana, CA) – Best Educational Project

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SVA Architects moves to larger San Diego office

SVA Architects is pleased to announce that the firm has signed a long-term lease in San Diego County. Robert Simons, AIA, President of SVA Architects, states, “It’s been a very exciting season of growth at SVA.  This summer, the Santa Ana office also moved to a larger space.  And shortly prior to that, our Oakland office moved to a larger, very modern space in the Uptown District.”

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SVA Architects and Fernau & Hartman Architects to Design Renovation of UC Riverside’s Historic Barn

A University of California (UC), Riverside landmark known as the Barn is receiving a $20 million renovation and expansion with SVA Architects serving as the Executive Architect and Fernau & Hartman Architects serving as the Design Architect.  Among the oldest structures on the UC Riverside campus, the Barn, formerly a popular eatery, has been a cherished element of the collective campus memory.  Reimagined as a central gathering space to create a sense of community, the new Barn will bring together dinning, events, and entertainment for the enjoyment of students, faculty, staff, and the entire region

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Architects design pavilion with red petal facade. Overlapping shingles are composed of Alucobond Spectra Red tiles featuring a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin topcoat. Photo credit: Keith Panel Systems

Architects design pavilion with red petal facade. Overlapping shingles are composed of Alucobond Spectra Red tiles featuring a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin topcoat. Photo credit: Keith Panel Systems

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