Thacher Dining Hall


Blackbird Architects


Penta Group


Ojai, CA


Alex Nye Art

The Thacher School is an exclusive, co-educational, independent boarding school located on the hillside of the Ojai Valley. It is the winner of the 2020 Best Projects Awards from Engineering News-Record - ENR California region in the K-12 Education category. The project consisted of concept design drawings of the approximately 14,648-square-foot gross building area organized in a one-story building with a basement. The dining hall overall consists of a kitchen, back of the house, servery, and indoor dining area intended to seat 300. Outdoor improvements included landscape and civil concept drawings, with outdoor dining and patio areas, landscape and garden space, and a terraced amphitheater area.

2020 ENR Award for Best Regional Project K-12 Education