Awards & Publications


Our commitment to good design is reflected in a steadily growing list of prestigious design awards. We’re proud of recent recognition from our peers for the following projects:

2017 AIA COTE Top Ten
NOAA Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center


2015 AIA Honolulu Design Awards – Award of Excellence
NOAA Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center
Honolulu, Hawaii


2015 IIDA Northern California Honor Awards – Award of Merit
NOAA Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center
Honolulu, Hawaii


NAIOP Hawaii Kukulu Hale

Green Building Award
Waipahu Intermediate School Cafeteria
Waipahu, Hawaii


AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)

Top Ten Green Projects
NELHA Hawaii Gateway Energy Center
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii


Northwest & Pacific Region of the

AIA Citation Award
NELHA Hawaii Gateway Energy Center
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii


Published Technical Papers:

Magazine Articles:


“Ridgeline Retreat”
by Jade Eckardt
Green Magazine Hawaii,
November-December 2011 Issue

Hawaii-Business-July2011-120p-y“Architect Gerald Choi Integrates Solar Power in Home Design”
by Beverly Creamer
Hawaii Business Magazine, July 2011 Issue

HawaiiBusiness06.2007cover-120p-y“21 Ways to Save the Earth and Make More Money”
by Scott Radway
Hawaii Business Magazine , June 2007 Issue

Wired-Magazine-120p-y“Cold Rush”
by Michael Behar
WIRED, Issue 10.07, July 2002

civil 01-120p-x“Foundation Design for the Elevated Station”
by Dennis L. Berry, P.E.
Civil Engineering—ASCE,Vol. 70, No. 12, December 2000, pp. 42-45,73

Book Publications:

himb“Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, New Dry Labs Complex, Coconut Island, Hawaii”
Sustainable Design of Research Laboratories, 2010,
Kling Stubbins

Bioclimatic-Architecture-small-y“Hawaii Gateway Energy Center”
Bioclimatic Architecture, 2009,
Instituto Monsa de Ediciones

Extreme Architecture-small-y“Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station”
Extreme Architecture, 2009,
Laurence King Publishing Ltd.

Architecture of Change-small-y“Hawaii Gateway Energy Centre”
Architecture of Change
Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment,

2008, Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co.

Architecture in Hawaii-small-y“Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
Hawaii Gateway Energy Center”

Architecture in Hawaii – Chronological Survey, 2008,
Mutual Publishing LLC.

Emerald Architecture-small-y“Hawaii Gateway Energy Center at NELHA”
Emerald Architecture Case Studies in Green Building, 2008,
McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.