As we navigate a new world where group fitness classes are restricted and many worry about exercising in enclosed gyms with strangers, home fitness has taken on new relevance. Many homeowners would be surprised to learn they actually do have space for a dedicated exercise room on their existing properties.
In recent months, many of us have experienced sharing spaces with our families in ways we had not been before. What was once a living room suddenly morphed overnight into a classroom and a home office – or perhaps a classroom and two home offices!
If there is a design trend for 2020 and beyond, it is flexibility. Particularly because we tend to live in more crowded housing because of the cost of living and smaller properties in Hawaii, we need to make the most of square footage by designing multi-purpose residential spaces for maximum flexibility.
It will welcome its first students – keiki as young as two years of age – this fall.
It was over five years ago when WhiteSpace first began discussing the project with Kimo Steinwascher, chairman of the KCAA Board of Trustees, and Christina Cox, KCAA president.
The Atherton Preschool desperately needed more classrooms. Though the non-profit’s budget was extremely tight, the Atherton Preschool did have the space: A derelict, 1940s-era cottage existed on the property, but it was unusable and unsafe.
New Searider Productions’ facility moves towards spring completion Wai‘anae High School’s New Searider Productions’ facility moves towards spring completion WhiteSpace Architects’ design for the new multi-million-dollar Searider Productions’ media-education center is coming to life. The new 8,500-square-foot facility is still located on the western side of the Wai‘anae High campus. Two newly designed and constructed […]
Cool your home naturally Thoughtful Architectural Design Can Cool Your Home Naturally We lived – and sweated! – through record-breaking heat this summer in Hawaii. And that trend, unfortunately, is likely to continue. Hot days are great for the beach, but they can sure make a home unbearable, if it’s not designed for airflow efficiency. […]
HICraft Kitchen HICraft Kitchen in Kakaako is a recently completed WhiteSpace design that highlights the critical role the client relationship plays in a project’s success. The 1,200-square-foot eatery – which had a soft opening in March – is located within the Keauhou Lane mixed-use project on Keawe Street. HICraft Kitchen seats 35 in the restaurant’s […]
North Shore Family Surfing Haven Surfing Family Haven on the North ShoreA family getaway for surf, laughter, and relaxation. WhiteSpace Architects recently completed a 2,200-square-foot oceanfront North Shore residence for a local family of avid surfers to enjoy on the weekends. An original home on the 6,700-square-foot property was built in the 1940s, but WhiteSpace’s […]