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2014 Design Award Entrants


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BUILT ENTRANTS (1-30)


 ENTRY 1: Senior Residence at Iwileii

 Type: Multi-Family Residential

 
 
Project Description:  Senior Residence at Iwilei is an affordable rental housing complex for low and very low income seniors. It is designed to be a livable home, where relatives and friends can visit and feel secure.  It is designed to provide “aging-in-place” opportunities to those who wish to continue residence.
ENTRY 2: I Ola Haloa, Ctr for Hawai’i Life Styles

Type: Institutional

Project Description: The I Ola Hāloa Center for Hawai’i Life Styles located on the Hawaii Community College campus is a building addition whose design includes five new faculty offices, a performance space, toilet room and utility room. The performance space will be used for Hula, media presentations and cultural and social gatherings.
ENTRY 4: Hokulani Waikiki

Type: Renovations and Additions

 
Project Description: Hokulani, “Heavenly Star” is inspired by the natural elements of kai, lani and ahi. Exterior elements include an u’pena “net” motif window facade, ahi expressed with fire bowls and kai conveyed by oceanic sculptural panels. The interior includes complementary textures, colors and materials such as driftwood, embossed kappa patterns.
  ENTRY 5: The Sullivan Center

 Type: Institutional

 
Project Description:  The Sullivan Center is unique for schools in the U.S. It features unassigned flexible spaces for student teams to do innovative projects and experiments, integrated with a 21st century library, robotics lab, wet labs, workrooms, and classrooms. It is the first CHPS school in Hawaii and is certified LEED Gold.
ENTRY 6: Hawaii Baptist Academy HS,
New Classroom Buildings
Type: Institutional

 
Project Description:  The Hawaii Baptist Academy project consists of three separate design solutions that address the school’s current and long term needs. A new arts and sciences building, learning resource center, and senior pavilion/green roof were created to help foster HBA’s commitment to excellence in education.
ENTRY 8: Clarence T.C. Ching Student Ctr,
Sacred Hearts Academy
Type: Institutional
 
Project Description: The Student Center provides a shared facility for gathering, lunchtime meals, and after-school care. It is naturally ventilated, and designed to receive an abundance of daylight. Covered, light-filtered trellises and large lanais offer a variety of choices for seating, and a bioswale, simulating a meandering stream, handles excess storm water runoff.
  ENTRY 9: Oahu Orthodontics,
Elite Endodontics Office
Type: Commercial

 
Project Description:  A playful, minimalist, industrial dental office space reflects the modern practices of a husband and wife team each running their own orthodontic and endodontic practices in a shared space.
ENTRY 10: L/B Loft at Art Stable

  Type: Renovations and Additions

 
Project Description: The L/B Loft was conceived during the shell and core construction of the Art Stable project in the Cascade District of Seattle, Washington. Balance between clean lines and an open flow are reflected in the loft aesthetic. The penthouse and terrace connect to the lower level via a sculptural stair.
 ENTRY 11: University of Hawaii
at Manoa Sakamaki Hall
Type: Renovations and Additions

 
Project Description:The Sakamaki Hall renovation consisted of converting the first and second floor offices and classrooms into a 21st Century Learning Environment. The objectives were to increase classroom availability, provide an innovative wing with flexible nontraditional teaching and learning techniques, and to demonstrate environmental stewardship through sustainable design.
  ENTRY 12: University of Hawaii Information
Technology Center
Type: Institutional
 
Project Description:  The University of Hawaii Information Technology Center consolidates administration, operations, and support infrastructure into one 70,000-square-foot facility in the heart of the Manoa campus. The high-performance building's sustainable design strategies include: renewable energy, water catchment, biodiversity and green walls, day lighting, healthy in door air quality, conservation of resources, and recycling.

  ENTRY 13: Hale‘ōlelo, College of
Hawaiian Language Building Facility
Type: Institutional
 

Project Description:  Language is the fiber that binds the Hawaiian people to their cultural identity. Hale‘ōlelo is the kinolau (physical manifestation) of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, College of Hawaiian Language’s vision and mission, infusing cultural, historical, and spiritual kaona (hidden meaning) into a contemporary interpretation of vernacular architecture and space.
ENTRY 14: Andaz Maui at Wailea
 Type: Hospitality/Recreation
 
Project Description: The first beach resort for Hyatt’s brand of luxury hotels, the Andaz at Wailea is a modern interpretation of beachfront casual and is Maui’s first LEED Silver certified hotel. A complete renovation, the property features 297 hotel guestrooms, 7 villas, cascading pools, ballroom/meeting spaces, spa and 5 dining options.
  ENTRY 15: Kaiser Permanente Moanalua
Medical, Ctr Lobby Renovation
Type: Interiors

 
Project Description: Kaiser Permanente’s Moanalua Medical Center’s main lobby was in contrast to the culture and beautiful island surroundings. With a dated and worn interior, Moanalua was ready for a rebirth. With a vision for a hospitality-inspired space, the lobby, which is the front door and heart of this campus, was revitalized.
ENTRY 16: Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery, Inc.

 Type: Commercial

 
Project Description: This new cosmetic and reconstructive cosmetic surgery office and ambulatory surgery center involved the design, construction and furnishing of approximately 4,400 Sqft tenant space.  The design concept was influenced by changing trends in cosmetic surgery. A clean, modern look was accomplished by using white surfaces accented by dark stained woods and natural colored flooring. 
ENTRY 17: Corporate Downtown Office

 Type: Renovations and Additions

 
Project Description: With teamwork and participation in mind, the Corporate Down town Office creates an open and collaborative work environment that is interactive, productive, and meets the needs of its diverse team. From green design to the latest in cooperative technology, the space provides all the tools for staff to flourish and thrive.
ENTRY 18: FBI Field Office

Type: Commercial

 
Project Description: The new high-performance, state-of-the-art FBI Field Office serves the people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific. This LEED® Gold Facility uses the latest in green design and meets the strict 24/7 operational requirements of the FBI, while honoring the area’s cultural roots.
ENTRY 19: Camp Smith Physical Fitness Ctr

Type: Institutional
 
 
Project Description: The Camp Smith Physical Fitness Center, slated for LEED® Gold Certification, exhibits the sustainable values of NAVFAC Hawai‘i and promotes the well-being of Marine Corps personnel and their families. The facility will serve as a model fitness center—aesthetically and functionally—for Department of Defense installations throughout the Pacific Region.
ENTRY # 20: Kauhale Kai

Type: Single Family Residential

  
Project Description: The design intent for this home above Kauna’oa Bay was to create an architecture of this time, with a connection to the spirit of Polynesian cultures. Modern tropical pavilions organize this village-like home and asymmetry plays against symmetry in the interrelationships of the architectural components.
ENTRY 21: Hale Kapena

 Type: Single Family Residential

 
Project Description: Overlooking the beach on the idyllic southern shores of O’ahu rests an elegant, modern-classic beach home. With its arched lines and copper and coral finishes, Hale Kapena carries all the charm of Eastern Seaboard coastal architecture, firmly planted with traditional Hawaiian features and finishes. The synergy of beach side design and sustainability meeting family function and salt resistant finishes, creates an elegant style, giving the house a distinctive broad and expansive character in this older ocean-front Honolulu neighborhood.
ENTRY 22: Coral House

Type: Single Family Residential 

 
Project Description: Located in North Kona, Manini’owali Beach, Coral House is conveniently located within the optimal views of Kakapa Bay and the Hualalai Volcano. A central axis symmetrically aligns the main programmatic pavilions and the private pavilions are rotated off the central axis for maximum views. Its Alaskan Yellow Cedar ceilings, cut coral stone walls, retractable slat wooden doors and windows, and brushed basalt floors embody the Hawaii aesthetic and architectural style.
ENTRY 23: Kaiwakiloumoku Hawaiian,
Cultural Center


Type: Institutional

 
Project Description: Kaiwakiloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center was built for educational, cultural and ceremonial purposes by Kamehameha Schools to perpetuate and preserve the Hawaiian culture. A Cultural Center that Hawaiians can be proud of to culturally welcome and entertain representatives from other Polynesian cultures in traditional protocol. A first of its kind in Hawaii.
ENTRY 24: Lavaflow 7

Type: Single Family Residential


Project Description: Located on five acres of Ohia forest, Lavaflow 7 frames indoor and outdoor living spaces along with views of the forest, sky, and coastline of Hawaii’s Big Island. The main feature of the house is a 140 foot long concrete beam that runs the length of the building with only three short concrete walls supporting its massive span.
ENTRY 25: Lavaflow 5

Type: Single Family Residential

 
Project Description: Located on thirty acres of remote pasture, Lavaflow 5 frames the sea and sky with structure and line. A pre-fabricated steel frame supports walls of varying opacity; from nothing, to glass, to screen, to solid — creating a laminate of materials that temper expansive views of the Hamakua coastline on Hawaii’s Big Island.
ENTRY 26: Maluhia

Type: Single Family Residential

 
Project Description: Maluhia, or ‘peaceful’ in Hawaiian, is the name of this modest Kahala Estate. The extended family home achieves healthy island living through excellence in functional simplicity and passive green’ design. The indoor-outdoor living spaces take advantage of natural tradewinds, daylighting, and landscape to create a true sense of Maluhia.
ENTRY 28: Central Pacific Plaza,
Lobby/Foyer Reno Legacy Wall & Monument

Type: Renovations and Additions

 
Project Description: In celebration of their 60th Anniversary in 2014, Central Pacific Bank sought to honor the Founders and Original Directors of the Bank, as well as, tell a brief history of the Bank. The genesis of this effort is the "Legacy Wall & Monument", located in the open air Lobby/Foyer of the Central Pacific Plaza.
ENTRY 29: University of Hawaii Cancer Ctr

Type: Institutional  

 
Project Description: University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center, a world-class facility that provides a unique opportunity for collaboration among top researchers, educators and clinicians in hopes of finding better treatments and ultimately a cure for cancer. Its design and unique setting will have a tremendous impact in cancer research and hiring/retaining top researchers.
ENTRY 30: Waianae Coast Comprehensive,
Health Center
Type: Institutional

Project Description: This project is an exceptional example of achieving its design objectives of transforming an aging health center into a state-of-the-art facility that continues to promote native Hawaiian healing methods. This project should be recognized for its long lasting, positive impact on Hawai`i and its connection to the community.

UNBUILT ENTRANTS (A-E)

 
ENTRY A: Keawekanu

  Type: Commissioned Work to be Built

 
Project Description: Hawaii’s 20th century vernacular architecture adeptly defines sustainable strategies: natural ventilation, solar shading, and thermal massing. Keawekanu assimilates the vernacular with modern building practices. The crescent layout opens to a makai lawn and buffers the mauka trade winds. The formal ellipse building site contains the structures and reflects the horizon.
ENTRY B: 3212 Monsarrat

  Type: Commissioned Work not to be Built

   
Project Description: Rather than the typical traditional look of Hawaiian architecture characteristic of most buildings in Hawaii, the design team took an interpretive and contextual design approach similar to the Hawaii State Capitol Building. Its form pulls inspiration from nearby Diamond Head while its materials and simplicity hint at the spirit of traditional Hawaiian architecture.
ENTRY C: Waiea at Ward Village

Type: Commissioned Work to be Built

 
Project Description: Waiea is the first signature luxury building for the Howard Hughes Corporation as part of their Ward Village Masterplan redevelopment. The mixed-use project consists of a 400 foot tower with 161 residences, retail spaces and numerous amenities. The tower design features a unique curved glass curtain wall unprecedented in Hawai‘i.

ENTRY E: Keauhou Lane Mixed-Use Development

 Type: Commissioned Work to be Built

 
Project Description: As the first truly integrated TOD development in Honolulu, Keauhou Lane blends a pedestrian public retail mall with rental midrise apartments. The public mall is made possible by way of a shared parking structure housed under the adjacent 43 story residential tower and screened from the public with townhome residential units. The pedestrian mall connects directly to the adjacent HART transit station providing a public amenity to the community.
 

 

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