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02 Feb DESIGN TALK HAWAII – Celebrating 3 Years!

This week marks the 3 Year anniversary of Matt’s talk show, DESIGN TALK HAWAII. DESIGN TALK HAWAII, heard every Friday at 4 pm on KGU AM 760 and now on KGU 95.1 FM. Podcasts at All DTH show archives at under heading "Design Talk Hawaii." DTH is gifted to...

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FACES 2017

24 Aug Honolulu Magazine – 2017 Faces of Hawaii

To MGA president/director of design Matt Gilbertson, AIA, architecture is all about community. “In a world dominated by texts, tweets and hashtags, our most important role is to design places that really support us engaging, face-to-face, sharing ideas and communicating.” Working with healthcare principal Marni...

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04-16 MGA Architecture DPS HM.indd


Surf’s up! MGA Architecture always works hard to bring expressive design and a local flavor to everything they do. As a premier design firm responsible for creating—and recreating—many of our local landmarks, MGA brings talent and credibility to any development team for projects across all...

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16 Jun Honolulu Magazine – 2015 Faces of Hawaii

THE FACE OF ARCHITECTURE: From a wide-eyed start three months into the “Great Recession” to multiple PBN’s “Fastest 50” showings, design awards and current #9 on “The List,” MGA Architecture has been climbing to new heights! So what is their secret? “It’s rather basic really,” says MGA Founder Matt Gilbertson. “This...

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Jeff Feb'14

16 Jun People on the Move – Jeff Morrison

Jeff Morrison MGA Architecture recognizes senior architect and designer Jeff Morrison for his exceptional experience in all aspects of residential architecture and interior design. At MGA, Jeff is a significant reason for our growing clientele in single and multifamily residential projects. Article Link  ...

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12 May MGA wins a NAIOP Hawaii Kukulu Hale Award

On Friday May 8, NAIOP Hawaii presented MGA Architecture with a Kukulu Hale Award for the Waikiki Business Plaza Exterior Renovations project at their annual awards program at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.  In presenting the award to MGA President Matt Gilbertson, the jury acknowledged the project's "enhancements to the landmark...

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Jean Final

16 Apr People on the Move – Jean Tracy

Jean Tracy Jean Tracy, AIA, LEED AP, an award-winning international architect specializes in resort communities and luxury apartment living. She has 20+ years of design experience in architecture and planning with projects ranging from six-star resorts and premium commercial buildings to high-end vacation homes. Article Link...

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