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The Mercury News Highlights QKA’s Projects for Fremont Union High School District

10/08/18

Fremont Union High School District (FUHSD) recently broke ground on two new multi-use Educational Option buildings, which will house the District's alternative education and support programs. FUHSD chose to use QKA’s innovative building solution Folia to bring the project to life and Principal Aaron Jobson is quoted in The Mercury News’ article on its sustainability and energy-saving benefits. This year also saw the completion of two new Folia buildings for FUHSD’s Cupertino High School.

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Q&A with Mark Quattrocchi Published in School Planning & Management

09/26/18

QKA Principal Mark Quattrocchi was recently interviewed by School Planning & Management, offering his guidance and expertise on how to incorporate a school's outdoor elements to create a cohesive look and feel for a campus. With a little advance planning, the space and all the things like picnic tables and playground equipment between the buildings, do not have to be an afterthought.

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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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Sustainable Interior Design: CHPS Offers Guidelines to Design and Build Better Schools

05/01/18

QKA Principal Aaron Jobson dives into four areas in which Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) criteria provide guidelines and accountability for school designers. Featuring the recent completion of Cupertino High School’s new classroom and science lab buildings as a case study, he explains how the project is on track to meet CHPS Designed Certification, featuring daylighting, vi...

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Fremont Unified School District Celebrates Groundbreaking of City’s First New Elementary School in 25 Years

09/29/17

QKA was onsite yesterday, along with district officials and project partners, at the groundbreaking ceremony of the future Lila Bringhurst Elementary School, a 1,100-student school that is a central part of South Fremont’s 111-acre new mixed-use urban development project in response to the city’s continued rapid growth.

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