Hawaii Convention Center

Honolulu, HI
SELECT PROJECT AWARDS:
  • Grand Award, Structural Systems - Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Best Project, Public Sector Over $15 Million - National Design Build Awards Competition, Design/Build Institute of America
  • Honor Award, Structural Systems - Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington Chapter
  • Merit Award, $25 Million and Greater - Engineering Awards of Excellence, American Institute of Steel Construction

Five-level, 102,193-m² (1.1 million-ft²), state-of-the-art, design/build convention center featuring a first-ever full-building-depth "super-truss" structural system that minimized building height by 15 m (50 ft). Fourteen exposed architectural "tree columns" in the lobby support a tension glass system, skylights, and rooftop "sails." The truss system provided ideal structural modules for each usage, with the interstitial space captured for meeting rooms and an 802-car parking garage.

ARCHITECT: LMN Architects, with Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo
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KEY STRUCTURAL CONTACT:
Derek Beaman
PE, SE
Senior Principal