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Fremont Union High School District Breaks Ground on New Educational Options Buildings and Opens New High School Classroom Multiplex Utilizing Innovative Building Solution Folia

10/01/18

Design-Build Team Blach Construction and Quattrocchi Kwok Architects Invented Folia to Efficiently Deliver Quality, Cost-Effective and Customizable Structures

SUNNYVALE/CUPERTINO, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2018) – Construction has commenced on Fremont Union High School District’s (FUHSD) Educational Options project, which will provide two new multi-use buildings for t...

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QKA’s Folia Complex at Cupertino High School Wins Innovation Award from Silicon Valley Business Journal

09/24/18

With its project partners, QKA is proud to announce that the Silicon Business Journal has named Fremont Union High School District’s Science and Classroom Complex at Cupertino High School the "Innovation Project” in its annual Structures awards. The profile, “Prefab science project comes in early, under budget," attributes the innovation of our Folia building solution to the project’s completion in nearly half the amount of time projected and $3 million under budget.

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Construction hums along at Cardinal Newman as new school year begins

08/27/18

QKA Principal John Dybczak recently had the opportunity to take Press Democrat Reporter Christi Warren on a tour of Cardinal Newman’s campus, giving her a first-hand look at the work that has already occurred since last October’s devastating wildfires and plans for new buildings to revitalize the campus.

The faculty and students are energized by the new campus design and mas...

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Folia Featured in San Francisco Business Times Article

07/27/18

QKA’s Folia building solution, developed with partners Blach Construction and Gregory P. Luth & Associates, was included in the San Francisco Business Times’ article, “The prefab revolution comes to commercial construction.” The article cites cost and time saving benefits as driving factors of the rising popularity of prefabricated structures, explaining how Folia has found success in the K-12 market, saving school districts millions of dollars and cutting construction time in half.

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Homes for Sonoma Continues Fire Recovery Efforts, Aiming for 40 New Houses by April 2018

01/31/18

QKA Principals Aaron Jobson and Steve Kwok were interviewed for a Press Democrat piece on the efforts and progress of Homes for Sonoma, a group of volunteer architects and builders formed after the October 2017 wildfires to jump-start rebuilding efforts. Homes for Sonoma’s goal is to design and provide short-term housing for fire victims, while also easing the shortage of affordable housing in the North Bay.

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