Hawaii Mauka Modern Residence

Located on the windward side of Oahu, this home is nestled into the Olomana Heights neighborhood with sweeping views of Olomana Ridge and the Ko’olau range.

The design is a response to the building site, specifically as it relates to views, prevailing winds (for controlling natural ventilation) and solar exposure throughout each day of the year.  The site predominantly experiences prevailing trade winds from the NE and occasional Kona winds from the SW. We’ve also created a semi-private outdoor living space that includes a pool, spa and outdoor kitchen. The low-impact home has a modest footprint with a massing that hugs the land and roof forms that gesture to the ridge lines beyond. With schematic design complete, we’re looking forward to further developing the home and incorporating a thoughtful landscape design.