2012 AIA Design Awards
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C-MORE Hale Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research & Education
Award of Merit and the Jack C. Lipman, AIA Members’ Choice Award
This entry also received the Jack C. Lipman, AIA Members’ Choice Award, which was established in 1999 to honor one of the Hawai‘i chapter’s distinguished past presidents. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in design, appropriate to Hawai‘i’s climate and culture.
Photos: David Franzen Photography
C-MORE represents the new era of science and is the first laboratory in Hawai‘i to receive LEED Platinum Certification. The three ideas that guided the architectural design were collaboration, transparency and representation.
Firm: Group 70 International Inc.
Architect: Charles Kaneshiro, AIA, LEED AP
Client: University of Hawai‘i
Contractor: Albert C. Kobayashi Inc.
Location: Manoa, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i
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