Senior Tree

Leland High School
San Jose, CA

• San Jose Unified School District–client
• Bill Gould–design
• CRW–general contractor
• Don Rich Studios—sub-contractor for the frame’s metal fabrication
• Cable More—cable weaving
• Lizard Skin Studios—fabricated and installed the leaves which were purchased by the school
• Completed in 2006

This shade structure completes the stage in the middle of Leland High School’s quad. The shade structure has woven cable within the steel frame, aluminum oak leaves are hung from the intersections of cable to provide interest, reflection, shade and reference the oak tree, a previous senior gift, that once stood in the location where the stage now is.