SHADE Institute is an IRS certified 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

About the Institute

SHADE Institute is Hawaii's first public interest design organization. Public interest design is a growing sector of non-profit and pro-bono practice in the planning architectural and engineering fields around the world.


The Institute's mission is to provide community-based planning and design through intern training and professional mentorship to underserved communities and other non-profit organizations

PROJECTs

Summer 2015

Summer 2016

Summer 2017


SHADE OFFICERS

Dean Sakamoto, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP
President

Meril Dobrin Fujiki
Secretary

Lei Naomi Sakamoto
Treasurer

SHADE DIRECTORS

Joel Kurokawa, ASLA
Stephanie Chang, M.A.
Lorenda Lo, ASLA, LEED AP
Aki Marceau, AICP, LEED AP
Ichiro Sekimitsu, MBA
Elliott van Wies, MURP
Gary Yee, AIA, LEED AP
Douglas Imig, Ph.D.
Shanton Antolin, D.Arch, Associate AIA

Denise Bekaert, AIA
Ryan Char, P.E., LEED AP
Jeanine Centuori, FAIA
Jason DeMarco, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C
Josh Powell, AIA, LEED AP
Brent Tokita, AIA, LEED AP
Thomas Lee, B.S.
Hale Takazawa, AIA

 

Meet the 2017 summer Fellows

       Kate Fisher                             Rhett Han                                  Zachary Small                             Vivian Zou                      Yale University                     Cornell University                         Cornell University                      Cornell University

 M.Arch Candidate                    M.R.P Candidate                         M.R.P Candidate                        M.R.P Candidate


Application Details

If you are interested, please submit the following to admin@shadegroupllc.com

  • Statement of Interest (1 page max)
  • Resume listing your contacts, education, work experience, and 3 References (names/contacts)
  • Work samples which you think relate to this project (5 max, PDF format, reduced file size)