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Civil | HOK – NOAA PACIFIC REGIONAL CENTER
New Use for True History
HOK DESIGNS A REUSE OF HISTORIC HANGARS AT PEARL HARBOR. BY CHRIS PETERSEN
“You had to create a complex that performed more like a campus than it did like a building.”
daptive reuse projects often require a lot of care to maintain the integrity of the original structure, but few projects come with as much significance as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new Pacific Regional Center in Hawaii. Not only are the buildings being remodeled historic, but the work is taking place on some of the most hallowed ground in the United States – Pearl Harbor. Architect HOK contributed www.hok.com the design of the 350,000• Location: Ford Island, Hawaii square-foot facility, which will • Scope of work: 350,000-squareconsolidate a number of NOAA foot research center programs that support the management of coastal and marine resources as well as weather and climate prediction. Marketing Director Rob –Paul Woolford, project principal Tibbetts says the project is located on Ford Island, the same island where the USS Arizona memorial is located in honor of the men and women who died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Tibbetts compares the site to Gettysburg, and says very little about the site has changed since that infamous day. “Nothing’s ever been touched,” he says, noting that the tower was still littered with newspapers from the days leading up to the attack.
HOK – NOAA Pacific Regional Center
The scope of the project involves renovating and adapting two World War II-era airplane hangars on the island for laboratory and office space, as well as constructing a new building between them. Originally, HOK was asked by the U.S. Navy to provide sustainability consulting, but later was asked to submit a proposal for the design of the project, which it won. The Navy is serving as the program manager for the project, and HOK is working with Hawaii-
Gathering spaces in the NOAA facility create a campus-like feel.
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Bermúdez, Longo, Díaz-Massó (BLDM), S.E.
Universal Builders Supply Inc.
Harold O’Shea Builders
Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Co. LLC
Hudspeth & Associates Inc.
Dana B. Kenyon Co. – Florida State College at Jacksonville
On Site Management Inc.
Retail Developers in Ontario
Morguard Investments Ltd. – Bramalea City Centre and Expansion
Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc.
Bayfield Realty Advisors Inc.
DZSP 21 LLC
Rudolph and Sletten
Collavino Construction Co. Inc. – One World Trade Center
MW Builders – Fort Leonard Wood AIT Barracks, Phase 1
Weir Welding Co.
JE Dunn Construction Co. – Woman’s Hospital
Manhattan Kraft Construction Co. – Sarasota Police Department Headquarters
P.J. Hoerr Inc. – Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
Poettker Construction – Watterson Towers Renovations
BBL Builders – Columbia Parc at the Bayou District
Reliable Builders Inc.
Joe Hall Roofing
ECM International Inc.
Branch Highways Inc.
GCC America Inc.
HOK: NOAA Pacific Regional Center
Construction Today - March 2011