As architecture serves individuals, Community planning and Urban Design serve a society. Integrative design for the Whole.
Sustainable planning assures that this scale of design answers not only, individual, social, political, economical needs, but respects above all, Nature.
Sustainable Community Planning, Urban Design
Marketing and strategic sustainable management
Successful projects, socially and economically sustainable require, not only good, smart, environmentally aware design, but a strong idea, and successful engagement with clients and the public and/or marketing target.
Strong visual and oral communication skills, as well as a very good understanding of the interlocutor is fundamental.
We can help you develop your marketing plan and sell your architectural idea. From 3D modeling, Rendering to the creation of brochures, slogans and creation of a strategy to communication at all its different levels.
Shipping containers are a major byproduct of today’s consumerism society. In particular in the USA, shipping containers fill up miles of Port dockyards across the country, discarded, like trash. Mountains of Corten Steel and structurally sound structures without further use. Utilizing them as our major construction element is a core process of green thinking and green acting. Containers are: modular, sturdy, reusable, recyclable, allow multiple fre-fab, cost effective, Termite/fire/earthquake, hurricane resistant, fast to build with, mobile...
CAN DO HAWAII MISSION: GIVING BACK
CAN DO was founded to help the community think and act green. By providing the support, expertise, knowledge and understanding of Environmental, Social and Economic needs, we bring awareness and real solutions that will help you transition onto a sustainable life style.
CAN DO is committed to help you build and live with a small footprint in synchronicity with Nature, without compromising neither good design nor comfort, by demonstrating that living sustainably doesn’t mean “living without”. It’s not only possible, it’s easy, fun and cool.
CanDo-Hawaii is particularly involved with the development of alternative green, small, compact, efficient and affordable solutions geared to Hawaii’s needs and its unique Environment context.
CAN is short for shipping container. Shipping containers are our core structural building elements.
DO emphasizes today’s paradigm of adjustment and the infinite possibilities that shipping containers can offer. It’s not time to think. It’s time to act, to get it done.
CAN DO, is our ultimate attitude towards life and towards you. Yes it is possible. A much needed positive spin to today’s challenging times. We’re here to help you.
Yara partnered with Gary Seals to develop fun container projects. Together they can provide you with a full DESIGN/BUILT service. Container projects, completely transformed, equipped, with integrated solar and water catchment systems that allow you to be completely off the grid.
Gary and Yara share a common passion for container projects and sustainable living solutions.
About Gary Seals:
Gary is a jack of all trades, and a master in many of them.
A successful entrepreneur, Gary owns a Solar energy business, and together with his wife, one of the most successful organic farms on Kauai. Gary is our Alternative Energy specialist, and highly knowledgeable in organic farming and broad experienced with building with shipping containers.
YVM DESIGN MISSION:
Geared to mid to high end projects and fully committed to sustainable design, from Master planning to building design, strategic management to positive marketing. YVM Design aims to bridge the gab between scales of design, and between the Natural and the Built Environment. See "About" page for more information.
CAN DO Hawaii
Across the board sustainable solutions
Sustainable Design Consultant
LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE
PT OA 16188
Architecture: a mirror of its user. Architecture is at its highest when it bonds to, blends, melts with, serves, helps, supports, adjusts, changes its clients. See "a word about sustainability for more information".
Sustainable Architectural Design: design that successfully serves its purpose, program and users' needs, in synchronicity with Nature, without compromising the Environment, nor comfortable, beautiful and elegant design.
Sustainable Architectural design