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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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Quattrocchi Kwok Architects’ Historic Alameda High School Project Named “Best of the Best” by Engineering News-Record

03/16/21

Complete Restoration and Modernization Takes Home Top K-12 Honor

Santa Rosa, Calif., March 16, 2021 – Alameda Unified School District’s (AUSD) Historic Alameda High School (HAHS), designed by leading Northern California education planning and design firm Quattrocchi Kwok Architects (QKA), was recently named the 2...

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Mark Quattrocchi Lends Expertise on Utilizing Outdoor Learning Environments

12/29/20

In a feature article penned for School Construction News, Mark Quattrocchi discusses the potential of outdoor classrooms as a pandemic-era solution by considering lessons from the past and presenting solutions for the present. He discusses common challenges for creating outdoor learning spaces and encourages decision-makers to think of the many ways these spaces can allow students a...

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