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Sacramento Kings Game

MNA staff members along with some of their spouses attended the Sacramento Kings game on Thursday night versus the LA Clippers at the Power Balance Pavilion...

Thermal Mass

Thermal mass is a phrase one hears often in our corner of the overall industry, due to the fact that when properly used, it can significantly increase the efficiency of…

Lobby Day for Affordable Housing

The California Housing Consortium brought in Senate Pro Tem Senator Steinberg, Senator Mark DeSaulnier, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and the heads of HCD and CalFHA to talk about the critical bills…

Multi-Family Housing And Solar

The massive solar array that seemingly floats over the new affordable housing building at 7th and H in downtown Sacramento is composed of 680 solar PV (photovoltaic) panels that provide…

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…