This house was a typical two-story home from the 1950’s, with a compartmentalized floor plan, small rooms and a layout that didn’t take advantage of the spectacular scenery. The owners are frequent entertainers and the home provided no real space to accommodate guests.
The owners of this Kahala home were looking to modernize their living space, create a defined lanai space, and re-design the entry. Cedar wood panels were added to create warmth to the interior and tie the spaces together.
The renovation of the Plantation Manager’s home in Kualapuʻu, Molakaʻi demonstrates how it is possible to integrate the best of quintessential plantation with the finest of modern design sensibilities.
This unit in a 1960’s building in Kahala had a spectacular view, but had remained untouched for over 30 years. The renovation of this 3-bedroom condominium transformed this stodgy, stuffy unit into a calming oceanfront retreat.
This Kahala condo had a prime location and view of the ocean, but was long overdue for interior improvements. By removing the kitchen walls and opening up the living space, this 2-bedroom unit became a modern, contemporary haven for the owner.
Whether renovating for environmental, financial or historic reasons, we recognize that designing a beautiful, functional, and modern space doesn’t mean having to start from scratch. Many of our best projects are those that take a building with good architectural bones and re-imagine and recast it into an updated space with all of the amenities of a modern lifestyle celebrating the charm of the original building.