kaka'ako agora by atelier bow wow seeks kickstarter funding
kaka'ako agora by atelier bow wow seeks kickstarter funding
feb 05, 2014

kaka'ako agora by atelier bow wow seeks kickstarter funding

kaka’ako agora by atelier bow wow seeks kickstarter funding
images courtesy of interisland terminal




while the picturesque setting of honolulu features many beautiful outdoor parks, the city lacks sheltered areas of congregation which offer respite from the region’s hot sun. consequently, non-profit organization interisland terminal has commissioned tokyo-based atelier bow wow to design and plan ‘kaka’ako agora’ – an indoor pavilion that creates an accessible public space. currently seeking funding on kickstarter, the community based project will serve as a blank canvas for the region’s population.


facilitating discussion and entrepreneurship, as well as culture and performance, the scheme will transform former a 3,225-square foot warehouse into an event space hosting workshops and seminars. a mezzanine level overlooks the expansive volume, contributing additional floor space.


”kaka’ako’ shows an alternative way of creating public space – as it is based on collaboration’, explained yoshiharu tsukamoto of atelier bow wow.


the project is currently seeking funding on kickstarter, with the campaign ending on march 17th, 2014.

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the scheme transforms a former warehouse into an community event space

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the indoor pavilion creates an accessible public center


kaka‘ako agora: an indoor public park by atelier bow-wow
video by interisland terminal

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