Molokai, Hawaii (1998)
The one hundred seventy units of the resort development are clustered to take advantage of ocean and golf course views or of an internal lagoon. A mic of retail and recreation facilities will serve both short and long-term residents.
The architectural character reflects the scale and detailing of traditional Hawaiian buildings – including light wood frames and corrugated roofing, In response to climatic factors, the design includes large lanais and encourages cross ventilation through rooms as well as beneath the raised buildings. To moderate the impact of strong seasonal trade winds from the east. At least one YSA principal participated as design architect, supervising architect and/or senior designer while associated with the architect-of-record for this project.