Here at Ki, we have a special place in our hearts for trees. They serve several design functions that directly benefit people. Some functions include providing shade, screening undesirable views, serving as wind breaks, and having significant aesthetic value. One of the most common occurrences trees are hurt is during construction. Damage may kill trees outright or Read more about Mālama Kumulā`au[…]
Bike share is finally coming to Honolulu. Last week the nonprofit Bikeshare Hawaii officially introduced ‘Biki’ as Honolulu’s new bikeshare program. This summer expect 1000 bikes and 100 ‘Biki Stops’ to be implemented across town from Diamond Head to Chinatown. Bikeshare Hawaii partnered with PBSC Urban Solutions, who has the largest bikeshare fleet in the Read more about Biki – Honolulu’s Bike[…]
Construction @ the Kahala House continues to make progress. Meanwhile, our client was fortunate to acquire an empty lot adjacent to their property which will allow a connection to Kahala Ave. While the original design for the 3 houses was already complete, this new tail lot added almost 1/2 an acre to the site, giving Read more about Kahala Complex- Tail Lot Design Complete[…]
Working at Ki Concepts has been an amazing experience for me. Everyone is so helpful and nurturing. They took time to teach me new skills and mentor me as an emerging professional. Here at Ki Concepts I had the opportunity to observe the majority of the design process from concept design to delivery of final Read more about Aloha to Christian Simafranca, Ki Intern, 2015. Best wishes on the next step of your journey![…]
Due to Hawaii’s mild tropical climate and abundant natural beauty, it’s easy to forget that trees and plants play an important role in our cities and towns. They need proper care and maintenance, and are critical to the health of Hawaii’s urban environment and the fragile island ecosystem as a whole. Trees and landscapes in Read more about How Urban Forest Impacts Your City[…]
The 2015 ASLA Professional Awards Jury completed its review of the submittals and was pleased to notify Ki Concepts that the NOAA INOUYE REGIONAL CENTER will be presented with an award (merit, honor, or excellence) on Friday, October 9, 2015 at the Awards Ceremony, 5:00 pm at Café Julia: Everyone is welcome …
The University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges System and Kapiʻolani Community College broke ground today on the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head located on the former site of the Cannon Club. Read the full article, to learn more about this exciting progress.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center received both the jurors’ Award of Excellence and the Mayor’s Choice Award at the recent AIA Honolulu Design Awards. Ki Concepts is honored to part of the team that created this fantastic project! To learn more about Ki Concepts sustainable landscape design, click here and to learn more about Read more about NOAA Honored at AIA Design Awards[…]
Ki Concepts Ulu Garden Design is being showcased on the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Web site! The construction of the Ulu Garden was made possible through a grant from IMLS and features a multitude of sustainable landscape practices. Watch the video and see our Director of Design and Project Services, Bernice Fielding, Read more about Ulu Garden gets showcased on the IMLS Website[…]
Ki concepts has recently relocated to the Gold Bond Building located at 677 Ala Moana Blvd in the Kaka`ako Makai district of Honolulu. Our new open space concept allows our group of dynamic individuals to collaborate on all our new challenging and exciting projects. We invite you to visit us at our new location!
On Friday September 19th Ki Concepts created Honolulu’s first temporary Parklet for PARK(ing) Day. Located on the corner of Waialae and 12th Avenue in Kaimuki, our Parklet was well supported by the local businesses and community. Local businesses helped us make this happen and if it wasn’t for their generous donations we wouldn’t have been Read more about PARK(ing) Day 2014[…]