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Blach Construction and Quattrocchi Kwok Architects Complete First One-Story Folia Buildings at Hatch Elementary School

11/19/20

Half Moon Bay, Calif., Nov. 19, 2020 – When students and teachers are welcomed back to school premises, Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD) will celebrate the opening of its new kindergarten triplex at Hatch Elementary School. The three buildings, totaling approximately 9,200 square feet of modern indoor and ou...

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Mark Quattrocchi Featured on Real Perspectives Podcast

11/02/20

Mark Quattrocchi recently "sat down" with The Registry's Vlad Bosanac to discuss the intersection of career and community on an episode of the building industry-focused podcast. Hear Mark's perspectives on architecture and education's unique relationship, pre-COVID school design trends that will support students' return to the classroom, and what it really means to exert positive change as business leaders in the community.

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Restoration of Historic Alameda High School Earns QKA Multiple Top Industry Awards

10/15/20

Alameda / Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 15, 2020 – Following the restoration and modernization of Historic Alameda High School (HAHS), Quattrocchi Kwok Architects and supporting project team has received a number of awards recognizing the design, historical restoration and functionality of the school’s renovation in the face of the many technical challenges it overcame. The awar...

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Fire-damaged Cardinal Newman Breaks Ground on 18-Classroom Building

06/23/20

Cardinal Newman celebrated the groundbreaking of its largest campus improvement to date following the Tubbs Fire's devastation. Despite pandemic-related setbacks, a small group of administrators, bishops, and project team representatives gathered (safely!) to commemorate the groundbreaking of the learning complex which will boast 18 classrooms and two outdoor learning areas joined around a central courtyard. The momentous step for the Catholic prep school was covered by American School & University.

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The Press Democrat, KRON 4 News Share Story of QKA's Donation to Local Schools In Need

05/21/20

This past month, we have been truly fortunate to continue working on our education design projects – and all the while, we have been aware that our schools, educators and students need additional help with resources for distance learning. This is why in our overall pursuit to support districts through this pandemic, we set aside funding to donate crucial resources to local schools in dire need – Wi-Fi hotspots, Chromebook laptops, copy paper for at-home learning packets and funding for food relief to support those families struggling to put food on the table. Thank you to our local paper, the Press Democrat, as well as Bay Area broadcast station KRON 4, for covering our efforts. We hope that the coverage inspires others to affect bold change in their own communities.

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Mark Quattrocchi Talks to School Construction News on Trends in School Design, Customized Collaboration and Advice for New Architects

03/06/20

Principal Mark Quattrocchi offered his insights to leading industry outlet School Construction News, joining voices with esteemed architects from across the nation to weigh in on the evolution of education design and the biggest influences on today's design trends. In the Architect Roundtable, Mark shares his thoughts on topics from green design to campus safety and Career Technical Education spaces, as well as the importance of district-specific communications planning throughout the design process. We love hearing Mark's perspective on all things K-12 design!

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San Rafael City Schools and Quattrocchi Kwok Architects Celebrate Campus Improvement Projects at Laurel Dell Elementary and Davidson Middle Schools

02/24/20

San Rafael, Calif., Feb. 24, 2020 – San Rafael City Schools (SRCS) recently unveiled significant new facilities and modernization projects at its Laurel Dell Elementary School (Laurel Dell) and Davidson Middle School (Davidson) campuses. With construction totaling approximately 36,000 square-feet, students and faculty are now enjoying a cam...

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QKA Receives Three Top Real Estate Projects Awards from the North Bay Business Journal

12/20/19

We are grateful to have been recognized among the North Bay Business Journal's lineup of “Top Projects" throughout the North Bay. Bacich Elementary School in Greenbrae was honored for its new classroom and administration building, while Cardinal Newman High School and St. Rose Preschool in Santa Rosa were lauded as examples of hope in the rebuilding process following the Tubbs Fire. Thank you to our clients and all of our project partners! We’re proud of the new and enhanced environments these students, teachers and staff can now enjoy.

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