A leader in master planning for 30 years, Design Partners Incorporated has been involved in a wide spectrum of commissions ranging from resort, hospitality, residential to military housing. Our understanding of the development process, financial, economic and market constraints, civil and site considerations along with our experience working with the public has resulted in the completion of many successful communities throughout the Pacific.
Federal / Military
The firm’s familiarity with the military RFP and FACD process over the years has resulted in an intimate understanding of military standards, preferences, and tropical criteria. This has led to the design and completion of numerous mission-critical facilities throughout Hawaii, Japan, Guam and the Pacific region.
State / City
We support the City and County and State of Hawaii philosophy of high-value design within the fiscal budgetary restraints and requirements for public operational access.
Our market-driven approach integrating elements of the development process from site and architectural design, cost engineering, and merchandising through construction administration has resulted in award-winning design while achieving financial success for private sector, governmental and military clientele.
The firm has won numerous awards for design in the resort market with its interpretations of various Pacific styles and tropical features. Our philosophy lies in understanding and creating refined designs that respect the local aesthetic, cultural and environmental uniqueness of each area.
Hospitality / Timeshare
The firm has been involved with several recent high-end timeshare projects in Hawaii, including the The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas, which was named the American Resort Developer’s Association 2005 Project of the Year. Design Partners Incorporated design work has extended to developing several boutique resort projects in Micronesia.
Design Partners Incorporated brings extensive experience in commercial and retail design. From boutique retail environments, prototype facilities for national franchises, or master planning for commercial and shopping complexes, DPI has the background and expertise to create award-winning commercial and retail environments for its clientele.
Institutional / Educational / Community Buildings
The firm is a leader in the design of unique specialty buildings for the University of Hawaii system. Recent comissions include the Windward Community College Humanities & Performing Arts Center and the Maui Community College Culinary Arts Building.
Design Partners Incorporated has designed many advanced facilities utilizing the design-build format in collaboration with private, city, state and federal clientele. The company’s diverse experience allows it to optimize these projects into attractive and functional structures as a design agent or as part of a ‘turn-key’ team in providing various delivery options to its clients.