Kadena Elementary School Replacement


A Pre-K through Fifth grade school for US students whose parents are based in Okinawa, Japan.

Project Type: Elementary School
Client: US Army Corps of Engineers
Construction Cost: $90,000,000
Square Footage: 140,000 SF

KZF, as part of a Joint Venture with Woolpert, provided full architecture and engineering services for the replacement of Kadena Elementary School in Okinawa, Japan. The new elementary school will accommodate 800 students in pre-K through 5th grade. The project is being completed through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District, which is the construction agent acting for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). The project is one portion of the 21st Century Education Initiative—part of DoDEA’s recapitalization program to renovate or replace a majority of its schools worldwide.