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  • QKA Recognized with North Bay Business Journal GIVES Award

    01/20/22

    QKA is honored to be named a recipient of the North Bay Business Journal’s GIVES Award, profiling community-oriented organizations that dedicate resources to financial giving and community involvement. Many thanks to each and every one of our staff for their individual and group efforts to support programs and organizations within and outside of QKA’s education-focused mission. We are proud to be recognized alongside our inspiring peers for our culture of community investment.

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  • Freedom High School Enhances and Expands Curriculum with New PAC and CTE Academy

    01/12/22

    The Liberty Union High School District celebrated the opening of its long-awaited Performing Arts Center (PAC) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) buildings on Freedom High School’s campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony in early December. The new 19,000 sq. ft. PAC includes a 300-seat theater equipped with comprehensive production features to enhance performing arts curriculum, a supporting backstage area, Choral and Theater Arts classrooms, and an outdoor amphitheater. The 3,500 sq. ft.

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  • The Press Democrat Chronicles Ongoing Improvements at Cardinal Newman High School

    01/04/22

    The Press Democrat covered the encouraging forward progress of Cardinal Newman High School’s ongoing rebuilding and expansion campaign, highlighting the completion of a new two-story classroom building. The complex introduces critical space for additional academic programing with 18 classrooms, an art studio, four student and two staff collaboration rooms, all surrounding a central courtyard and outdoor learning areas. We are enthusiastic about the momentum and the hope this completion represents for the students, faculty and supporting community.

     

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  • Congratulations to Mark Quattrocchi, FAIA

    12/17/21

    In 2020, Founding Principal Mark Quattrocchi was elevated to the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) College of Fellows, earning the prestigious FAIA designation (a distinction only possessed by three percent of national AIA members). On December 8th, he attended his delayed Investiture of Fellows Ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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  • 2021 Wrap-Up: North Bay Business Journal Book of Lists

    12/10/21

    As a proud member of the vibrant North Bay business community, QKA delights in seeing the North Bay Business Journal’s variety of lists each year, providing snapshots into the state of different industries. It is an honor to continually be included for our work.

    Here is a full roundup of QKA’s 2021 North Bay Business Journal Book of List mentions:

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  • 2021 Wrap-Up: Building Design + Construction Giants 400

    12/01/21

    We are honored to be included in industry-leading publication Building Design + Construction’s annual Giants 400 rankings for yet another year. A review of the nation’s most prominent AEC firms by revenue, QKA ranked alongside distinguished industry leaders on several key lists. See below for links to the feature.

     

    Top 160 Architecture Firms, #75

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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 surrounding community in celebrating the completion of these long-awaited resources. 

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  • Cardinal Newman High School Celebrates Significant Progress in Ongoing Campus Rebuild

    10/27/21

    New Two-Story Classroom Building Designed by Quattrocchi Kwok Architects and Bisbee Architecture + Design Expands School’s Educational Offerings

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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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