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25 March 2015

NOAA Inouye Regional Center Wins IIDA Merit Award


The Northern California Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has honored the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center with a Work Large Merit Award for extraordinary achievement in interior design.

Located on a national historic landmark site on Oahu’s Ford Island, this 350,000-sq.-ft. Inouye Regional Center encompasses the adaptive reuse of two historic, World War II-era airplane hangars linked by a new building. The facility consolidates more than 800 people in a high-performance, state-of-the-art research and administrative campus rooted in NOAA’s mission, the cultural traditions the Pacific Region and the island’s ecology.

As the NOAA’s Pacific Region Headquarters, the Center houses a diverse range of critical programs, functions and federal departments including the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

HOK provided programming, master planning, architecture and interior design.

International Interior Design Association