AHL has been recognized as one of the top 10 commercial architects in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi for its award-winning commercial portfolio. Mahalo to General Contractors Magazine!
AHL is a multi-disciplinary and award-winning architectural firm dedicated to creating forward-thinking design solutions. The firm has proved its reliability with timeless design for over 75 years in the industry. CEO Bettina Mehnert, FAIA, LEED AP is a seasoned architect with deep architecture experience. The firm includes professionals with international expertise in architecture, planning, interior design, historic architecture, and sustainability. A few of the market sectors it works in include residential, retail, commercial, educational, and military. A few of the market sectors it works in include residential, retail, commercial, educational, and military.
When it comes to its projects, AHL’s portfolio is a collection of works shaping the future. Take, for example, JN Velocity in Honolulu. JN Velocity is a high-end, luxury motorsport showroom, dining facility, and service center within the podium of Symphony Honolulu. This world-class exotic car showroom design, featuring brands like Audi, Ferrari, and Maserati, invites customers and window shoppers alike to appreciate high-end motorsport vehicles. The ground floor features a café, circulation courtyard with dramatic atrium, and apparel shop. A unique mezzanine level features luxury motorcycle brands. Several multi-use, flexible gathering spaces are adjacent to a restaurant space. The third level features a revolutionary glass floor, offering a unique display of exotic cars from floors below and at pedestrian street level. The service center features 30+ service bays, offices, break rooms, showers, and locker rooms. The project won the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Global Awards for U.S. Design and Development Gold Award in 2017.