competition.collaboration with Lars Uwe Bleher and Ihab Elzeyadi. drawings by Lars Uwe Bleher.

Malama Learning Center

teaching responsibility for the environment was a main force behind this design. sited between the mountains and the sea in a particularly dismal suburban development on the island of oahu, it seemed the dichotomy between the unspoiled aspects of the island and the man-made disaster they were sitting in was the perfect vehicle - hence the tower.  the area below the roof is the school, students conceptually like magma - pure unformed potential - and above the roof is  potential realized.

 © 2021 by teal studio LLC building design remodel/ new construction

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