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Piner High School — Geospacial Science Center

Santa Rosa, California

New high school lab building including planetarium, dome, observatory, and wind turbine officially known as the Science Position Astronomy Research Quest Center, or SPARQ, was built to house the schools STEM (science, technology, engineering and Math) classes and contains an astronomical telescope, GIS and GPS technology, climate and meteorological instruments and a multi-axis planetarium. Other minor modifications to adjacent existing classrooms and site work.

Construction on the 5,000 square foot building, which contains solar panels and a 2.5-kilowatt wind turbine that pumps energy back into the grid and can provide recordable data that is used in the curriculum so students can correlate weather patterns with the effects on electric power generation, began in May 2012.

Project Characteristics

  • Private Work · Public Work
  • Bid Build · Cost Plus · Design Build · Design Assist
  • Commercial T/I · Healthcare · Hospitality · Education · Sustainable · Historic

Contract Amount: $2,800,000
: Santa Rosa City Schools
: Quattrocchi Kwok Architect
: August 2013

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