Chris Hong

President, Architecture

Chris Hong, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, oversees projects ranging from commercial and institutional facilities to healthcare architecture while specializing in project innovation and rebranding with an emphasis on sustainability and integrated collaboration.   Born and raised in Honolulu, Mr. Hong joined Redmont Group as a project architect and Vice President of Architecture after working for Group 70 International for 5 years and NBBJ Seattle for 6 years.   He is a dedicated mentor with nearly 13 years of volunteer service to his profession.  Mr. Hong had been actively engaged with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon schools of architecture, and serves as a visiting lecturer at the University of Hawaii School of Architecture where he teaches part time.  Chris serves as President of the American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter, Vice President of the Hawaii Architecture Foundation, and serves on Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Dean’s Leadership Council. He is a licensed architect in Hawaii and Washington and received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Cal Poly San Louis Obispo.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Architecture – Cal Poly San Louis Obispo, CA  2005

PERSONAL AWARDS

Top 40 Under 40, Pacific Business News, 2017

AIA National Young Architect Award, 2015

Professional Registrations & Associations

Registered Architect – State of Washington, 2009

 

Registered Architect – State of Hawai‘i, 2013

 

Hawai‘i Architecture Foundation, Board of Directors, 2014 – present

 

Hawai‘i Architecture Foundation, Vice President, 2017

 

American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter, 2011 – present

 

American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter
Board of Directors, 2012-2014

 

American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter,
Vice President/President Elect, 2016

 

American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter,
President, 2017

 

Honolulu Habitat for Humanity,
Building Committee, 2012 – present

 

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Dean’s Leadership Council,
Committee Member, 2016 – present

 

City and County of Honolulu, Building Board of Apeals, 2017-present

 

 

US Green Building Council, Hawai‘i Chapter, LEED AP

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards