Project Experience

  • Cove Elementary School

    Larkspur | California Photo courtesy of QKA An aging elementary school was replaced by a new five-building 39,680 SF elementary school which uses learning suites instead of the traditional classrooms. Each suite includes two classroom-sized spaces that can be combined or partitioned off by a partially transparent operable wall, allowing collaborative and integrated teaching for […]

  • Aragon High School CTE Building

    San Ramon | California Photo courtesy of QKA This new two-story classroom building includes several of the school’s most popular programs such as biotech labs, a robotics shop, and a media arts classroom. The new building extends north of the existing science wing, and it includes a new exterior covered walkway and stair. The design […]

  • Mills High School New Math Classroom Building

    Millbrae | California Photos courtesy of QKA The project consists of the design of a new 13,500 SF mathematics one-story classroom building in a modernist style to blend with the existing buildings. The steel-framed building contains sawtooth skylights to create vibrant interior classroom spaces. The structural discontinuities of the roof were mitigated with horizontal steel […]

  • San Mateo High School Brick Building Modernization

    San Mateo | California Photo courtesy of QKA This project consists of the modernization of the old-brick building at the San Mateo High School campus. The brick building houses two new art rooms, a media lab, four general education classrooms, a multipurpose room, and storage areas.Construction Cost: $5.1M | Completed: 2015 Photo courtesy of QKA

  • Healdsburg Junior High School

    Healdsburg | California Photo courtesy of QKA This project consists of the design of seven new buildings which include classrooms and administrative support areas totaling over 10,000 SF. Additionally, exterior covered walkways and shade structures were designed. Photo courtesy of QKA

  • Hillsdale High School Arts, Café, and Theater

    San Mateo | California The project consisted of the extensive remodel of two 1950’s steel-framed classroom buildings. An outside “little theater” was transformed into an intimate performance space with up-to-date theatrical equipment. All interior and exterior walls were replaced and new solar panels were installed. Construction Cost: $12.6M | Completed: 2011

  • Hillsdale High School Theater Renovation

    San Mateo | California Photo courtesy of QKA The project consisted of remodeling an existing steel-framed theater by adding a lobby, green room, stage crossover addition, and a new parterre seating. Additionally, six new catwalks were added as well as other theatrical improvements. The lobby addition was extended to include the adjacent gym building, and due […]

  • Santa Rosa Junior College – Phase II

    Petaluma | California The second phase in the building of Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma campus included the addition of 125,000 square feet of classroom space, which tripled the campus’ size. New buildings include a library, bookshop, classrooms, an exercise facility and an administration building. Modernization of the existing campus was also a part of […]

  • Yuba Community College – Clear Lake Campus

    Clear Lake | California This new campus includes a structural steel, two-story, 15,000 SF administration building with braced frames. An elaborate, “floating,” entry stair reaches up to the new campus library; a new 5,000 sf single-story laboratory and a 5,000 sf multi-purpose building. Geopier foundations were used to effectively mitigate less-than-ideal subgrade conditions and push an […]

  • College of Marin – Indian Valley Campus

    Novato | California This 32,000 square foot project included a new, two-story general purpose building. The project was designed with efficient heating/air circulation systems and as much natural lighting as possible. A variety of workforce development programs: including medical/dental assisting, court reporting and computer technology will be studied here. The building project was designed to […]

  • Central Middle School and Arroyo School

    San Carlos | California Photo courtesy of QKA This project consists of an innovative new two-story state-of-the-art classroom building at Central Middle School to serve grades 6-8, and the remodel of the existing Central Middle School into a grades 4-5 Arroyo School. This classroom building is designed to support Central Middle School’s innovative 21st Century Learning […]

  • San Jose City College Media Arts Center

    San Jose City College Media Arts Center

    San Jose | California The Media Arts Center at San Jose City College will provide state-of-the-art instructional space to support the program needs as identified in the Education Master Plan: 2010 – 2025. This new facility is comprised of three seismically separated structures including a 242-seat auditorium and 4-story tower. The 25,000 square foot building […]