Glenn E. Mason, FAIA, NCARB

President

“Responsible design demands consideration of people, place, context and the environment.  What we do will often last for generations so failing to act responsibly is not an option.”

gm@masonarch.com
Recognition

Presidents Award

Historic Hawaii Foundation 2013

Frank Haines Award

Historic Hawaii Foundation 2014

Qualifications

Master of Architecture, University of Michigan, 1974

Registered Architect, State of Hawaii, AR4073

Experience

Founding principal of the firm, former partner in the firm of Spencer Mason Architects, Inc.

Recognized for his leading role in the preservation of culturally important places, Glenn has had the honor of working on many of the most important historic sites in Hawaii and Guam, including ‘Iolani Palace, Lunalilo Tomb, the Former Advertiser Building, Hulihe’e Palace, Kalahikiola Church, and Kawaiaha’o Church.

He views preserving our environment and people’s relationship to it as integral to the practice of architecture, and consequently, sees little separation between the concepts that underlie sustainable design and preservation practice.  He strives to find creative ways to bring new uses to old buildings, designing for the 21st century while respecting the past.

Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter
  • Hawaii Architectural Foundation
  • Historic Hawaii Foundation 
  • Hawaiian Historical Society

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