Head Royce School

4315 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland Hills

Language Arts & Science Classrooms

Construction of a new, two-story Language Arts classroom building and a new, three-story Upper School building with science laboratories. The Science building also included a commercial kitchen and cafeteria. Additionally, an existing single family residence was converted into the new business administration building, a renovation was performed to the existing library, and several classrooms were renovated and remodeled. This was a phased project performed on the occupied campus, requiring extensive logistical, safety, and schedule planning.

Gymnasium & Science Laboratories

A 12,000 s.f. concrete block gymnasium and a two-story 17,000 s.f. wood frame building containing classrooms, science labs, and gym support facilities. Site conditions played a critical role, limiting construction access and dictating sequencing. The new classroom building and gymnasium were constructed in a valley between two ridges in the Oakland Hills. This was a challenge for the delivery of material, especially the 100’ long steel trusses for the gym. In order to allow a continuous flow of deliveries and maintain safe access for school operations, a temporary access ramp was built by importing over 1500 cubic yards of soil. The ramp served as the main artery for project deliveries and staging.  

East Parking Lot Improvements

Improvements and expansion of existing parking lot to obtain 150+ parking stalls.

 

Award(s): 
Upper School Building: 2009 U.S. Green Building Council LEED NC Gold (New Construction)
California Wood Design Awards - Special Recognition, Green Building Category - 2009
Green Building: 
LEED NC Gold (New Construction)

"We are delighted to have such a dramatically and beautifully rebuilt campus emerging before our eyes. [...]  The quality of workmanship is outstanding, the attention to detail superb and the overall impact on our School's environment exhilarating. [...] Major kudos to you and the entire Cahill team for all you have done for our School.  We have been so fortunate to work with you these past 16 years."

Paul D. Chapman, Head of School - Head Royce School

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