Building Voices is a series of efforts, events, dialogues that collect diverse perspectives surrounding DESIGN as a framework for addressing the contemporary challenges and opportunities facing Hawai‘i.
Building Voices aims to:
Promote the value of design to create positive impact in the built and natural environments.
Debate complex issues surrounding the Hawaiian archipelago.
Learn from a broad spectrum of local and global perspectives.
Engage designers with the community and the state and local government
Collect diverse ideas and collaborate on shaping an agenda for change
JUry + Awards
The jury for the Building Voices 2018: Honolulu Connects student design competition is comprised of notable community members, design leaders, academics, and public officials.
Entries will be reviewed by the jury on November 3, 2018. Awardees and other selected entries will be announced at the 2018 Design Symposium in Honolulu on November 14, 2018 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center during a session at the 19th Annual Pacific Building Trade Expo from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
Director of the Honolulu Museum of Art
William Chapman, Ph.D.
Interim Dean School of Architecture
Russell Chung, FASLA, LEED AP BD+C
Geoffrey Lewis, AIA
Geoffrey Lewis Architect, Inc.
Acting Director, Department of Planning and Permitting
Joseph J. Ferraro, FAIA, LEEP AP
Ferraro Choi & Associates,Ltd.
Dennis S. Kodama, AIA
Department of Design and Construction, City of Honolulu
For any questions regarding the competition, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions will be accepted until October 19, 2018. Answers will be posted under the Q+A Tab.
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