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Oaks Christian High School

Westlake Village, California

An adaptive reuse of an office building to create a new private high school for 1,200 students with an athletics complex

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"The design was very unique and we are very excited about the end product. Many who have toured the campus feel the same way."

Paul Oberhaus, Director Business Operations, Oaks Christian High School  
  • "Participating in athletics is important because it sets you up for the real world. It helped me realize my position and role through teamwork and the learning of selflessness." - Aaron Ware '05


  • Exterior view of High School.
  • Overall Campus Aerial
  • The Sotelo Aquatic Center features an internationally rated pool. With dimension of 100 meters by 25 yards the pool permits international and high school meets. Waveless drainage and wiring for electronic touch-pads make the facility one of the top pools in the area. Water polo and diving areas provide increased use for high school and youth teams.
  • The Sotelo Aquatic Center
  • The gym within the Dallas Athletic Center boasts an NBA- size basketball court surrounded by seating for 1,200 fans. The surface can be reconfigured to house three volleyball courts or two high school-size basketball courts. A state-of-the-art sound system and 25' portable screen make the gym a multipurpose facility.
  • Blosser Field at Thorson Stadium was designed to accommodate football, lacrosse, and full-field soccer games. Seating capacity is 5,500 for football season and 2,500 for all other events. The track and field complex includes the Ashton Family all-weather, 9 lane, 400 meter track and features high jump, pole vault, shot put and long jump
  • Weight Room
  • Interior view of science lab.
  • Interior view of library.
  • Interior view of administration space.
  • Exterior detail of stairway.

people involved in this project:

J. Peter Devereaux

FAIA, LEED AP
Chairman and CEO

Tania L. Van Herle

AIA, LEED AP
Corporate Systems Leader

Brent T. Miller

AIA, LEED AP
Los Angeles