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Living In An Mogavero-Designed Eco-Urban House

I was a happy, dedicated Davis resident, who thoroughly enjoyed the bicycle paths, greenbelts and kid-centric culture but my wife, daughter and I moved to West Sacramento for one simple…

Natural Ventilation: UCD Tercero Student Housing Phase Two

Solar chimneys in 2000 year old structures throughout the Middle East served as a historical precedent for a natural ventilation system to cool the UC Davis Tercero Student Housing project.…

How To Specify Galvanized Steel So That It Looks Good

We use uncoated galvanized steel as a sustainable finish in many of our projects. It is sustainable because galvanizing produces a durable, no maintenance finish with a sixty-year plus lifespan.…

We all own the streets…

I just had a guest opinion editorial published in the Sacramento News and Review, on a topic which is close to home for many of us here at MNA –…

Excellent Street Redevelopment in West Sacramento

David Mogavero says: "...We have the fortune of currently working on two great redevelopment infill projects in West Sacramento. As a result, we are working in the area where the…

Regulating development: Episode One

After years of building projects and years of advocacy for better planning for our regional community, I wonder whether the classic notion of “urban planning” is a workable format for…

Construction begins on affordable housing project in Live Oak, California

Demolition has begun and soon the site will be ready for new development...

Governor Brown must focus on the real cause of cities’ ills

While mayor of Oakland, Gov. Jerry Brown attempted to jump-start the construction of substantial new housing downtown. He found it tough going for many reasons, including challenges brought under the…

HMG & Mogavero win SMUD Zero Energy Consulting Contract

Our firm, along with HMG energy efficiency consultants, was selected by SMUD to be the consulting architect for all of the residential and light commercial projects contemplated by the Zero…

Happy Halloween from Mogavero!

Every year at Halloween, a portion of the crew here come to work in costume; this year (as in many years past) most of us felt the spirit enough to…