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ANDREW GOMES / AGOMES@STARADVERTISER.COM University of Hawaii architecture student Vincent Au puts the final touches on his residential tower model before presenting his vision for redeveloping part of Ward Centers to the property’s owner, Howard Hughes Corp.
COURTESY AMY CHRISTIE ANDERSON Architecture students Vincent Au, left, and Juliann Chen, right, look over a model layout of the Kakaako area with Wendy Meguro, assistant professor of sustainable buildings and community design at UH.
COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PHAP VU This rendering by architecture student Phap Vu shows an aluminum shade filled with large holes positioned over a public plaza area at Ward Village. The shade was praised but the plaza area was panned.