BACHMAN HALL

HISTORIC CAMPUS BUILDING RENOVATION

UH Mānoa Bachman Hall

CLIENT

University of Hawaiʻi

LOCATION

Mānoa, Honolulu, O‘ahu

SIZE

40,000 sf

SERVICES

Architecture

Interior Design

The goal for this project is to provide a fully renovated interior, complete with modern technology infrastructure, multiple conference rooms, operable partitions, sound rated walls, new HVAC and possible Photovoltaic system all while preserving the exterior and two murals to the standards of the State of Hawaii Historic Preservation Division.

DESCRIPTION

Bachman Hall, the landmarked University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Administration building designed by Vladimir Ossipoff, is scheduled for major structural and use renovations. Design and construction for the structural upgrade and full interior renovation of historic Bachman Hall.  The glass and brick-walled building, with its travertine-framed exterior courtyard and expansive entrances, serves as the administrative center for the university. Horizontal sunshades, perforated wall screens, and a reflecting pool provide visual drama, and the varied roofline blends with the backdrop of the Koolau Mountains. The building is further enhanced by several Jean Charlot murals. The goal for this project is to provide a fully renovated interior, complete with modern technology infrastructure, multiple conference rooms, operable partitions, sound rated walls, new HVAC and possible Photovoltaic system all while preserving the exterior and two murals to the standards of the State of Hawaii Historic Preservation Division. The project involves temporary relocation of existing facility occupants, hazmat assessment and abatement as necessary, as well as specific work involving roofing; building exterior and envelope; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing; and interior renovation.

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UH Mānoa Bachman Hall

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