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Design Awards
Quattrocchi Kwok Architects has received numerous design awards for our public facilities.
Napa Memorial Stadium 2011 Distinguished Single Field and Green Facility Awards American Sports Builders Association
Brentwood Senior Center 2009 Outstanding Facility Showcase Award California Parks & Recreation Society District III
American Canyon High School 2009 Merit Award CASH & AIACC
  2012 Honor Award CASH & AIACC
Daniel Caldwell Performing Arts Center at Tamalpais High School 2009 Merit Award CASH & AIACC
2008 Citation Award American Institute of Architects/ Redwood Empire (AIARE)
Salvador Elementary School 2008 Merit Award Napa County Landmarks
Napa Education Center 2006 Merit Award Coalition for Adequate Housing (CASH) & American Institute of Architects/ California Council (AIACC)
Ingrid B. Lacy New Middle School Campus 2004 Award of Excellence CASH & AIACC
Heritage High School New Campus in Design 2004 Honor Award CASH & AIACC
Matheson Performing Arts Center 2003 Award of Excellence CASH & AIACC
  2004 Design Award American Institute of Architects/ Redwood Empire (AIARE)
St. Helena Elementary Historical Restoration 2002 Merit Award AIARE
Austin Creek Elementary School 2002 Merit Award CASH & AIACC
Windsor High School 2000 Honor Award CASH & AIACC
  2000 Honor Award Concrete Masonry Institute Design Awards AIACC
Windsor Middle School 1998 Honor Award AIARE
  1999 Honor Award CASH & AIACC
Napa New Tech High / Modernization 1999 Honor Award CASH & AIACC
American Canyon, Aquatic/Community Center 1999 Award of Excellence CASH & AIACC
Fort Bragg Middle School Modernization 1994 Honor Award CASH
Mendocino Community High School 1992 Honor Award CASH
County of Sonoma Registrar of Voters Office 1990 Merit Award AIARE
     
Publications
“Solar paying dividends for Martinez school district” (Contra Costa Times, April 2, 2013)
“Larkspur-Corte Madera district will build first school in three decades” (Marin Independent Journal, March 15, 2013)
“QKA Spots School Design Changes In Modern Learning Environments” (ENR California, February 2013)
“The Owner's Perspective: Seven keys to success in the K-12 school market” (Building Design + Construction, Sept. 2012)
“Architect Roundtable: Designing Schools for 21st Century Learning” (School Construction News, July/August 2012)
“Ironing out the Kinks: Legislating in Support of School and College Renewables” (Green Technology, July 12, 2012)
“Aggregate Metering Seen as a Boost to Renewable Projects” (North Bay Business Journal, June 18, 2012)
“Going Solar With Confidence” (School Planning & Management, April 2012)
“AIA: Commercial Flooring. Laying the foundation for good design.” (Building Design + Construction, April 2012)
“Piner High School Project to Widen Pathway to Construction, Science Jobs” (North Bay Business Journal, April 2, 2012)
“Use of Geothermal Heat-Exchange Systems is Rising” (North Bay Business Journal, April 2, 2012)
“AmCan High School Wins Design Award” (Napa Valley Register, March 27, 2012)
“Quattrocchi Kwok Architects Earns Design and Planning Award for American Canyon High School” (The Registry, March 27, 2012)
“American Canyon High School” feature cover article (C.A.S.H. Register, June 2009) (PDF 630 KB)
“BIM School, Green School” feature cover article, (Building Design + Construction magazine, June 2009)
“A Green Dream for Napa Valley School” featuring American Canyon High School (Green Technology News, 2008)
“The American Institute of Architects, Educational Facilities” for Windsor Middle School and Napa New Tech High School (The Images Publishing Group, Ltd., 2002, 98-99 & 134-135)
Abode “Totally Transformed – Penngrove Makeover Reshapes Process and Perceptions” for QKA designed home in Sonoma County for ABC Broadcast of Extreme Make Over – Home Edition (The Press Democrat, winter 2005 issue) 21-23
The Collaborative for High Performance Schools “Best Practices Manual” citing projects by Quattrocchi Kwok Architects as exemplary sustainable design facilities (California Utilities Commission, 2002)
“Historic Schools Success Stories” Focusing on QKA’s Restoration of the 1930’s St. Helena Elementary School (The National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2002)
“Dream Home – An Inside Look into the Penngrove House that was Transformed on The TV Show Extreme Makeover” (The Press Democrat, October 16, 2004)
“Attentive by Design – Architects Cite Client Contact as Key to Success”, Article Focusing on Quattrocchi Kwok Architects (The Press Democrat, July 26, 1993)