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Carbon Neutral Campus Modernization Project Breaks Ground at Mendocino High School

11/23/21

Originally built in the 1940s, the reconstruction of MHS’s original campus building will transform the facility for modern learning. New Student Union and outdoor Student Common spaces will be accompanied by new finishes, new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, and new educational technology throughout. The project will also replace existing fossil-fuel burning mechanical equipment with all-electric systems. The new electric systems are planned to be powered by a future onsite photovoltaic array and a battery backup system, eventually rendering the campus carbon neutral and ZNE. Further reducing energy usage, daylighting will be implemented throughout all buildings.

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Marin Independent Journal Highlights QKA Projects at San Marin High School

11/18/21

The Marin Independent Journal covered the recent completion of Novato Unified School District's STEM Center at San Marin High School, highlighting the immense value the specialized facility will provide to the campus and STEM Marin, the school’s magnet science program. QKA also recently completed a new Performing Arts Center on the campus. We join students, faculty and the surround...

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Press Democrat Draws on Mark Quattrocchi's Design Expertise

10/24/21

A recent Press Democrat article on architectural beauty across Sonoma County tapped Principal and Founder Mark Quattrocchi's expertise to help provide insight and context around locally-loved buildings selected via community poll. We're thankful to have a great relationship with our local media and are honored to speak on what we know and love: great buildings!

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QKA Profiled in ENR Special Anniversary Section

10/13/21

Featured alongside other long-standing AEC firms, QKA was included in Engineering News-Record's October Special Section, "Spotlight on Anniversaries." The article highlights QKA's recent transition to majority employee ownership, our updated Strategic Plan and the reorganization of our Studio teams to address the article's theme: what does it take to remain competitive after 25, 50 o...

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QKA in the News: 35 Incredible Years

09/29/21

Despite a transition to the fall season that looks a little different than we all expected, we are grateful to have had the opportunity to mark our 35th anniversary alongside a wonderful team and excellent clients, with many opportunities to reflect on QKA’s legacy and impact. Thank you to top industry publications Building Design + Construction and School Construction News ...

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