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Hayward High School STEAM Building’s HONORABLE MENTION Award

CSDA’s Hayward High School STEAM Building projects received an Honorable Mention Award in the Learning by Design Spring Educational Facilities Design Awards Showcase. This “Celebration of Contemporary Learning Environments” recognized the nation’s leading architectural, engineering and design firms for outstanding pre-K to 12 and college/university projects. A select jury of architects and educational facility planners

Kick out the noise – Punch in the fun!

Kickboxing studios in multi-family housing, commercial buildings, and mixed-use developments are creating noise problems for tenants, owners, and developers. The low frequency vibration created from kicking a free-standing bag propagates through structural connections and can be felt in adjacent dwelling units. Kickboxing classes include a warmup period (light jogging and stretching), punching period (jabs, crosses,

Roosevelt Middle School‘s “Chill Out” cafeteria

CSDA has completed the design of comprehensive modernizations at Roosevelt Middle School for the San Francisco Unified School District. The original 1920’s modernist structure was designed by renowned local architect Timothy Pflueger. CSDA worked closely with SFUSD and school administrators to identify 21st century learning facilities needs and fit them seamlessly into the nearly 100

Hayward High School STEAM Building Fall 2019

In November of 2014, the City of Hayward passed Measure L, which provided $229 million for Hayward Unified School District improvements including the design and construction of new STEAM buildings on three high school campuses: Hayward High School, Tennyson High School & Mt. Eden High School. STEAM, which is an acronym for science, technology, engineering,

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CSDA Design Group Announces its Accreditation with the National Council for Acoustical Consultants (NCAC)

CSDA Design Group (CSDA) has recently completed its Accreditation with the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC). Through this Accreditation, CSDA meets the highest standard of business practices, technical consulting and client service per the NCAC “Canon of Ethics”. Our acoustical staff’s expertise and client focus is evident by our repeat clients, successful projects, and

CSDA Design Group’s Principal of Acoustics Leads Panel of Experts in Multi-City Discussion on Acoustics & Energy Performance

Designing for Occupant Comfort: Acoustics and Energy Performance in Multi-Family and Mixed-Use Buildings We are pleased to announce that Randy Waldeck, CSDA’s Principal of Acoustics, will be leading a panel of experts for the WoodWorks Wood Products Council in multiple cities throughout California starting tomorrow March 6th in San Diego; continuing up to Los Angeles

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CSDA to Play Leading Role This Month at the 39th Annual CASH Conference

CSDA Design Group (CSDA) will be making a big impact on the 39th Annual Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) Conference to be held February 26-28 in Sacramento, CA. Attendees of this event include Superintendents, Chief Business Officers and Facilities Directors from K-12 Public Schools throughout the state. The workshops, roundtables and keynotes at this

The CARE Group’s 1st Charity Event: Between Two Cranes

Please join The CARE Group and our very own Randy Waldeck in San Francisco for their 1st Charity Event: Between Two Cranes.  You definitely don’t want to miss it. The perfect industry event to kick-off the Holiday Season will benefit The Larkin Street Youth Services. Details and Registration below: When: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 |

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Indi Savitala Joins CSDA Design Group as Director of Acoustics in Los Angeles

CSDA Design Group (CSDA), an internationally-recognized architectural and acoustical design firm, has recently hired Indi Savitala as director of acoustics to meet the needs of its growing client base in Southern California. Indi has a decade of design and consulting experience with clients on diverse project types including auditoriums, concert halls, corporate and executive office

CSDA Design Group Acoustics Principal Presenting at the 2017 Southern California Wood Solutions Fair in Pasadena, CA

We are pleased to announce that Randy Waldeck, CSDA’s Principal of Acoustics, will be presenting a morning and afternoon session in Room 1 on “Why Acoustics Matter: Demystifying Noise Control in Buildings” for the October 4th, 2017 Southern California Wood Solutions Fair at the Pasadena Convention Center. Below are the scheduled time slots and program

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