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Interactive Resources, Inc. Awarded On-Call Architecture and Engineering Contract by Solano County

Solano County Capital Projects Management Division recently selected Interactive Resources for an on-call contract to provide architectural, engineering and related professional technical support services. Our firm has nearly 50 years of experience with public-agency on-call contracts for federal, state and local agencies throughout California. Our approach to the County of Solano’s on-call architectural and engineering projects will center on collaboration between our in-house design team, consultants, County staff and all project stakeholders. We pride ourselves on achieving high quality, award-winning design and projects that exceed our client’s expectations. Good design is what drives us. We look forward to working with Solano County! Read More

We Are Hiring! Interactive Resources Seeks Structural Engineer & Preservation Architect to Join Our Team

Interactive Resources is seeking new team members for two open positions; senior engineer and preservation architect. Since 1973, our firm has provided exceptional architectural design, structural engineering and planning services, with a focus on green building principles and strategies. “Interactive resources” refers to the collaborative and effective business environment our firm cultivates to support a highly productive and creative team. Read More

Sonoma County, Department of Emergency Management, Community Emergency Resilience Sites

The County of Sonoma requires the construction of three Community Emergency Resilience Sites (CERS) at separate locations to support long-term disaster resilience. The operational support facilities will support dynamic community-level disaster response for the Sonoma Operational Area and serve as energy resilient community coordinating centers. As part of Interactive Resources’ on-call services contract, the County retained us to provide architectural and engineering design services concept design for the three sites for Phase 1. Read More

San Francisco Federal Building – Federal Trade Commission Tenant Improvement


Interactive Resources provided architectural design and engineering services for office and conference space remodels at the U.S. Federal Building in San Francisco. The tenant improvements are for the Federal Trade Commission, who will occupy space on the 3rd and 14th Floors. The project included space planning, interior demolition, design and construction of an open landscape office space and new private offices, new kitchen area, three conference areas, and minor structural work.   Read More

Cypress Lawn Memorial Park & Columbarium

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Cypress Lawn Memorial Park was founded in 1892 by Hamden Holmes Noble as the final resting place for many prominent families across San Francisco and California. A member of the San Francisco Mining Exchange, Noble invested in hydroelectricity and launched a power company that ultimately became part of Pacific Gas & Electric. Noble’s civic vision was to establish a “garden-style” cemetery with winding roads and open spaces, where visitors could stroll and meditate. Today, the 150-acre Cypress Lawn grounds include a majestic internationally-certified arboretum. It is the largest non-sectarian cemetery in Colma, California. Read More

Interactive Resources Expands its Design Team

Interactive Resources' New Staff
Interactive Resources, Inc. has announced the addition of five new design professionals to its staff. “We are seeing a steady increase in demand for our architectural, engineering and investigative services, and have hired five new team members to join our firm,” said Andrew Butt, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Managing Principal of Interactive Resources. Read More

7 Stars Healing Center Cannabis Dispensary

7 Stars Healing Center Cannabis Dispensary


This project entails the renovation of an existing office building in Richmond, California that was converted into a beautiful high-end cannabis dispensary. Our goal was to translate our client’s vision to create a warm, modern atmosphere designed with stylish finishes to attract the cannabis consumer and to reflect 7 Stars Holistic Healing Center’s brand, which is a patient-focused alternative healing cooperative serving the East Bay. The dispensary serves a large number of patients for medicinal use and has listened to their requests for a less clinical environment. Using our experience in retail, we responded with a more welcoming environment that speaks to an elevated experience that reflects the care and attention that both medicinal and recreational clients receive from 7 Stars Healing. Read More

AC Transit Customer Service Center Remodel is Now Complete

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Interactive Resources has had the opportunity to work with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) on various projects over the past decade. Recently, Interactive Resources remodeled the AC Transit Customer Service Center located on the main floor of the district’s General Office building at 1600 Franklin Street in Oakland, California. The Customer Service Center serves AC Transit riders with bus pass and clipper transactions for use on the public transportation system. Read More

Congressman DeSaulnier Passes Measure to Expand Richmond’s Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park

Nystrom Elementary School

Nystrom Elementary School CC-ND

We're excited to share the following announcement from Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, who has successfully passed a measure to add Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park. Interactive Resources designed the complete modernization and historical rehabilitation of Nystrom's 48,000 sf, two-story classroom and administration building, and the new construction of a 14,000 sf state-of-the-art multipurpose building, which also can serve as a community center for the surrounding neighborhood. Read More

In Memory of Sabrina Kurita

Sabrina Kurita

Sabrina Kurita, Office Manager and Contracts Specialist, CC By ND

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Sabrina Kurita’s passing, following a hard-fought battle with breast cancer. Sabrina was our friend and colleague for more than a quarter of a century, and the sense of loss we share with all who knew and loved her is profound. 

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