Building Industry Magazine - August 2011 - (Page 47)

ArchitectsCorner AIA Showcases Power of Design The 53rd annual Design Awards of the American Institute of Architects, Honolulu chapter (AIA Honolulu), were presented at a June 28 gala at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki. Recognizing the year’s best in built and unbuilt architectural projects, the design competition garnered a total of 42 entrees. “From modest residential renovations to multimillion dollar resort projects in far-flung locales, each entry brings its own complexities and constraints, but allows us as architects to showcase innovative solutions to the challenges that we face with any design,” said Spencer Leineweber, FAIA, 2011 AIA Honolulu president. The following projects and architects were recognized: 1 l Awards of Excellence • Makai Residence (North Kona) — architect: Mark de Reus, AIA of de Reus Architects; contractor: Underwood Construction Co. • Stone House (Kukio Bay, Big Island) — architect: Shay Zak, AIA of Zak Architecture; contractor: Metzler Contracting Co., LLC • Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa (Maldives) — architectural firm: WATG; contractor: Mace (UK) Awards of Merit • Sushi Izakaya Dining Shinn (Honolulu) — architect: Peter Vincent, AIA, NCARB and lead designer Hiroto Suzuki, Associate AIA of Peter Vincent Architects; contractor: Royal Dragon Builders, LLC • Sheraton Waikiki renovation — architect: Robert K. Iopa, AIA, LEED AP, of WCIT Architecture; contractor: Nordic PCL Construction, Inc. • Honolulu Zoo Entrance — architect: John J. Ida, AIA and designer Malia Goldberg, LEED AP of Urban Works, Inc.; contractor: Okada Trucking Co., Ltd. This project also received the Jack C. Lipman AIA Members’ Choice Award, determined by the approximately 800 members of AIA Honolulu. 2 l Unbuilt Award (recognizing projects currently unfinished or purely theoretical work) • Renovations to Hale Aloha at Manono Campus, Hawaii Community College — architect: John J. Ida, AIA and lead designer Karen Lee of Urban Works Mayor’s Choice Award: A Vision for a 21st Century Ahupuaa • Kaupuni Village (Waianae) — architect: James Stone, AIA, LEED AP of Group 70 International; contractor: Hunt Construction Fifth Annual People’s Choice Award • Hawaii National Bank Building Renovation (Honolulu) — John M. Hara, FAIA of John Hara Associates; contractor: Armstrong Builders LLC BI 1. The Makai residence was organized around an internal zen garden and designed as a tropical sanctuary. 2. The Stone House, located on the Big Island’s Kukio Bay, merges indoor and outdoor living by combining living room lawns, garden hallways and outdoor showers in eight individual pavilions. 3. Located in the Republic of Maldives, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort is the first hotel property in the Maldives and the first luxury resort in the Addu Atoll. 4. The new buildings that now serve as the Honolulu Zoo’s new entrance, which opened on Feb. 18 this year, are designed to maximize energy efficiency, relying primarily on natural ventilation. 5. The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ Kaupuni Village is the first-of-its-kind net-zero 18-unit subdivision designed to be a prospering community that embodies sustainable living, self-sufficiency and cultural preservation. AUGUST 2011 | BUILDING INDUSTRY | 47 3 l 4 l 5 l

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - August 2011

Building Industry Magazine - August 2011
Catepillar Showcase
Seminars Augment PBT Expo
BIA Dedicates New Hawaiian Home
NAVFAC Awards New Contracts
Living Museum Getting $38 Million Makeover
Pearl City Street Dedicated
Contracts Awarded
Spotlight on Success: New Target Store in Hilo
Architects Corner
Best Practices
Low Bids
Concept to Completion: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort Renovation
The House Built for Hope
News Makers
New Products

Building Industry Magazine - August 2011