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“Manhattanization” of San Francisco?

2019-04-16T20:20:38+00:00

MKThink CEO Mark Miller muses on housing and the impending doom of the California Dream in his latest dispatch for arcCA Digest.

“Manhattanization” of San Francisco?

2019-04-16T20:20:38+00:00

2019-04-01T16:44:22+00:00

Brexit Highlands Biodiversity Hotspot April 1, 2019 To celebrate their 90-year anniversary, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is delighted to announce the design for their Brexit Highlands Biodiversity Hotspot. Inspired by environmental conversation and historic preservation objective, the habitat will focus on the previously considered lost flora, fauna and animals [...]

2019-04-01T16:44:22+00:00

Back to School

2019-03-22T00:16:15+00:00

The classroom as a “boundless realm”—pioneering environments that shape learning.

Back to School2019-03-22T00:16:15+00:00

Town School for Boys

2019-03-22T00:17:40+00:00

Transforming a constrained urban school into an active teaching tool.

Town School for Boys2019-03-22T00:17:40+00:00

Cool Schools

2019-01-23T02:03:26+00:00

Hawai’i’s tropical climate is paradise for tourists but a major pain point for the Hawai’i Department of Education, which faces the challenge of cooling 290 schools in microclimates spread across the state’s 1,500-mile archipelago. The majority of these schools are aging post-war buildings without air conditioning, MKThink is the principal investigator [...]

Cool Schools
2019-01-23T02:03:26+00:00

Fairest-weather fan?

2018-10-25T18:33:17+00:00

MKThink completed Phase 1 of a research-based guide to ceiling fans CLICK FOR FULL GUIDE. The energy efficiency study is part of the Asian Pacific Research Initiative for Sustainable Energy Systems, a joint project between The University of Hawai’i Manoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology and the Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute [...]

Fairest-weather fan?2018-10-25T18:33:17+00:00

Framework for the Future

2018-10-24T17:47:14+00:00

ʻĀina is the Hawai’ian word for “the resources, the people, and the knowledge systems deeply rooted in Hawai‘I”. This is the guiding principle behind the University of Hawai’i Mānoa’s Framework for the Future—a set of guidelines to create a sustainable physical campus plan to support the university’s strategies and priorities over [...]

Framework for the Future2018-10-24T17:47:14+00:00

Tropical Heat Mapping

2019-04-12T13:50:48+00:00

MKThink is using heat mapping at the University of Hawai’i Mānoa to improve the campus experience. Sensors installed throughout the campus detect wi-fi-enabled devices (as a proxy for people) to collect data on the movement patterns of the campus community. Analyzing activity during different times of day, times of year, weather, and other [...]

Tropical Heat Mapping2019-04-12T13:50:48+00:00