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Heritage Center

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The Heritage Center of the School of Architecture promotes the preservation of cultural and architectural heritage in Hawai‘i and the Asia-Pacific Region by providing expertise, research, documentation, and training opportunities; by disseminating heritage information to the general public; and by increasing interaction and cooperation on heritage issues within the Asia-Pacific area between government agencies, non-profits & the general public. The Heritage Center wrote the Getty funded Campus Heritage Plan for the Chancellor's office and designed the HUD funded Ka Papa loi o Kanewai Community Center for the School of Hawaiian Knowledge.




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Professor David Rockwood's book Bamboo Gridshells, was published by Routledge, May 2015.

Professor David Rockwood's gridshell structure was included in Chris van Uffelen's book Bamboo Architecture & Design, published by Braun Publishing AG, 2015.

Professor David Rockwood with co-author Associate Professor David Garmire of the UHM Dept. of Electrical Engineering published A New Transportation System for Efficient and Sustainable Cities: Development of a Next Generation Variable Speed Moving Walkway in the journal Sustainable Cities and Society (published online Oct. 2014, print publication vol. 14 2015).

Professor David Rockwood, with co-authors Associate Professor David Garmire of the UHM Dept. of Electrical Engineering, and Newton Parks, UHM School of Architecture Doctor of Architecture student published A continuously variable transmission for efficient urban transportation in the journal Sustainable Materials and Technologies (published online Dec. 2014, print publication vols. 1-2, Dec. 2014).

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