Oakland Unified School District Central Kitchen, Instructional Farm, and Education Center

Overaa Green Project

Project Details

New 45,000 SF centralized kitchen and food distribution facility that serves the entire Oakland Unified School District. The facility features 40,000 SF of kitchen space plus 5,000 SF of administration offices, classrooms, demonstration prep spaces, administrative support spaces, and 2 acres of farming site.  A horticultural center and culinary learning center were also added. Construction was precast concrete tilt up. 23 panels were tilted in three days. Overaa crews self-performed the foundation concrete, cast-in place formwork, and tilt-up concrete. Overaa met OUSD’s 50% local hire goal and surpassed its 50% small local business participation by 18%. CA ENR Best Project Award, K-12 Education Category, winner.

Oakland Unified School District
Oakland, CA
Best Project Award – K-12 Category
Best Project Award of Merit – Environmental Award
Tilt-Up Achievement Award
ENR CA Top Project, K-12 Schools, 2021
ENR CA Top Environmental Project, Award of Merit, 2021