Academy for Creative Media University of Hawaii West Oahu

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Date Completed: 2020

Square Footage: 41,000 SF

PROJECT SUMMARY: The two-story 41,000-square-foot Academy for Creative Media (ACM) facility at the University of Hawaii, West Oahu (UHWO) was a design-build project to provide students with hands-on experience in the creative media industry. Features include a 100-seat theatre, outdoor LED screen with amphitheater seating and state-of-the art technology for audio visual equipment. The architectural design provides an open-air feeling with natural lighting that foster interaction and collaboration environments to engage, educate and incubate students.


• 2021 AIA Honolulu Design Award – Award of Merit
• 2021 BIA – Grand Award Public Works Division – Projects from $15 million to $50 million
• 2021 BIA – Overall Grand Award
• 2021 IIDA – Impact Award
• 2021 NIAOP – Kukulu Hale Award in the Public/Govt.

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