A Tour and Panel Discussion
The world’s first school located on a tech campus — will soon provide interdisciplinary learning spaces built-to-fit the school’s personalized and problem-based approach. The curvilinear, two-story building is designed to connect both to its elongated, bay-side site and the Oracle campus.
Fitted with mobile furniture, display spaces, and writable surfaces, the industrial interiors will provide a customizable canvas for students. Spaces are designed to be flexible and high-use in order to meet the significant programmatic needs. This starts with the central, two-story lobby that doubles as a multi-purpose gathering space. Break-out nooks and collaboration spaces flank the classrooms and labs to encourage students to take a hands-on approach.
Designed for learning to take place everywhere, d.tech’s new school will help maximize each student’s experience and prepare them for success in college and beyond.
- 64,000-sf education facility
- flexible classrooms
- fabrication, biology, and chemistry labs
- break-out spaces | outdoor learning spaces
- LEED NC Gold Target
- Participants will tour the 66,000 sf d.tech high school and learn the techniques used to achieve LEED Gold certification.
- Participants will learn about the landscape challenges in keeping the bay wetlands undisturbed and providing vegetation to encourage and support native birds while creating a learning facility for high school students.
- Participants will learn about the collaborative design process which included architect, builder, client and user (the students).
- Participants will learn how the design/build team approached the planning of green environments, planning, and energy principles in the earliest phases of a project with focused priorities and goals.
APPROVED 1.5 LU/HSW HOUR
Enter the parking address into your gps not the school address as it may not have been added to google maps yet.
420 Parking Garage
420 Oracle Parkway
Redwood City, CA 94065
The 420 Parking Garage is located across the street from Design Tech High School. The surface parking lot at 275 Oracle Parkway is reserved for
teaching staff and disabled person parking.
Design Tech High School
Co-founder and Executive Director
Ken is the School Representative for the project
Director Real Estate & Facilities Strategy and Projects
Pat is the Client for the project
Dennis is the Construction Manager for the project.
Senior Project Manager
Erin is the General Contractor for the project
DES Architects + Engineers
Dawn is the Designer and represents the
Architecture, Landscape Architecture,
Structural Engineering, Interiors,
Visual Communications, and Sustainability team for the project
Design Tech High School
Students who were 9th graders at the time,
participated in the design charrette for the school
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$20.00 - spouses
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