As the opening day for Honolulu Coffee Company's flagship store at the entrance to Waikiki nears, a buzz is starting to get out. Pacific Business News has put out a great piece covering the sustainability strategies and unique design features of the Philip White Architect’s design. Check out the article HERE.
Pacific Edge Magazine has released their quarterly magazine with a focus on leaders in the field of architecture and design. Our prodigious project manager and designer, Laura Ayers, was featured with a double page spread. Check out the article to read up on her design philosophy and great life perspective. (See More)
143 Hekili Street adds new retail shops and restaurants to Kailua Town in a creatively designed and "ohana" ambiance.
While more employers are opening up to the idea of an on-site day care for working parents, Pip White of Philip White Architects LLC has opened up his Honolulu office to the dogs.
As the most isolated landmass on the planet, Hawai‘i has good reason to desire sovereign systems for survival. With year-round sun, rain and trade winds, the Islands are ideal for achieving eco-efficient structures, food security, renewable energy power and production of lifestyle goods. The 40 South School Street building is a model for sustainable architecture by reusing existing structure, incorporating recycled components and reducing overall waste by reducing materials.
In April, local architecture firm Philip White Architects was one of seven Hawaii businesses recognized by the state of Hawaii for altering its practices in ways the conserve resources and protect people and the environment. Long before “green building” became a national trend, Philip White Architects has been designing homes and office buildings that work in harmony with, not against, nature.
When you’re lucky enough to live at the water’s edge, the wow factor comes with the territory. But what happens when your home wasn’t designed to soak up the sweeping views? Just ask Stacey Levine, project manager and LEED Accredited Professional with Philip K. White & Associates, in Honolulu, Hawaii, who helped to transform her clients’ home into one that would gel with the coastal setting.
As cool ideas go, this one tops them all.
Businesses can reduce their air conditioning cost — and in turn, their carbon footprint — by planting a garden on the roof.
As architects, we have a responsibility to our island neighborhoods. We have studied, trained and, over time, developed a unique skill set that combines art, science and technology. We celebrate all these things during April's Architecture Month events, many of which are free to the public.
In April, local architecture firm Philip K. White & Associates was one of seven Hawaii businesses recognized by the state of Hawaii for altering its practices in ways the conserve resources and protect people and the environment.
Tucked into a small lot next to a rundown walk-up apartment building at 40 S. School St., the office of Philip White Architects is easy to miss.
Many Hawaii businesses have already grabbed the lowhanging fruit of energy conservation — switching light bulbs, turning off the air conditioning, recycling and reusing office products.
Hawaii’s sense of place is evolving as hotels and resorts renovate to keep pace with consumer demands.
Turning Hawaii's buildings green is no longer a trend.