• Oct

    Children and Motion Media

    According to Dr. Dieter Breithecker, MA ( Head of the Federal Institute on the Development of Posture & Exercise in Germany and  a member of ”Ergonomics for Children & Educational Environment”), through his talk “Bodies in Motion:  Designing Healthy School Environments as the Third Teacher” – or “Bodies in (e-) Motion”, spaces should inspire the body, mind and soul of the child.  There is a...

    Tags: 21st century learning, Architecture, Education
  • Oct

    Pedagogy of Space Media

    This was the title of David Stubb's talk at the VS Furniture North American Days.  David created the Shift+ furniture for VS after seeing a need for more flexible and adaptable furniture in his own school district in Athens, GA.    He literally started making shapes, getting rid of all of the squares and rectangles commonly found in school furniture up to that point, in his...

    Tags: 21st century learning, Architecture, Education
  • Feb
  • Feb

    Welcome DHAE New Hires! Media

      Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering is excited to welcome Mark Staufer as Senior Mechanical Engineer. Mark joined Diekema Hamann in 2016 and has experience in design, project management, commissioning, and strategic planning. He appreciates people and enjoys opportunities to solve challenges and build long term relationships. Welcome Mark!   Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering is excited to announce the full time hire of Megan Feldman.  Meg was an intern in...

    Tags: Education, Engineering, Government
  • Jul

    DHAE Welcomes our 2016 Interns Media

    We are pleased to announce our 2016 DHAE Summer Interns! Help us welcome to the team Dan Doud, Jeremy Barr, Tyler Jepkema, Daniel VanZweden and Leslie Adriance! Dan is a 2014 Hackett Catholic Central graduate, Hackett Catholic Prep, currently attending Purdue University studying Mechanical Engineering. Jeremy is a 2014 East Lansing High School graduate, currently attending Western Michigan University studying Mechanical Engineering. Tyler is a 2013 Gobles Middle/High School...

  • Aug

    Gabe Alvey Named Principal of Diekema Hamann Media

    Diekema Hamann would like to announce the promotion of Gabe Alvey, AIA, to a principal of the firm. Gabe joins Norman Hamann, Jr., AIA, Steve Dickerson, AIA, Valerie Wright, Nathan Jones, PE, Andrew Becker, PE, Jon Mulder, PE, and Phil Nicholson, PE, as principals of Diekema Hamann. Gabe holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Detroit – Mercy. He has more than 15...

    Tags: Architecture, Education
  • Jul

    St John Providence Medical Center - Livingston Groundbreaking Media

    Hard hats and shovels were put to use on a beautiful day at the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new St. John Providence medical center in Livingston County. Norm Hamann Jr. and Brian Goheen from Diekema Hamann joined the team out on site to celebrate the exciting occasion. Along with DHAE, the project team includes: CSM Group, construction manager; VIRIDIS, site and landscape designer; and Nehil-Sivak,...

    Tags: Healthcare
  • Jul

    Livingston Ambulatory Facility Projects

    Partnering with St John's Providence Hospital, Diekema Hamann has provided a total building solution for a variety of specialty services situated within a new medical office building in Livingston County. The 3-story 60,000 SF building is situated within a suburban setting and will include radiology, imaging, rehabilitation, and urgent care services. The design considers building materials and elements to create a cohesive aesthetic with previous...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Jun

    Diekema Hamann Welcomes Summer Interns Media

    Diekema Hamann Architecture & Engineering is pleased to have six college interns with us this summer. Megan Feldman and Joseph Esch, from University of Dayton; Daniel VanZweden and Cooper Kudary, from Western Michigan University; and Peter Hamann, who will be attending Albion College, are interning with our engineering group. Chelsea Cushman, from Kent State is our interior design intern for the summer.  

  • Jun

    Diekema Hamann Announces New Employee Media

    Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering is excited to welcome Jenny Wang as Project Architect. Jenny Wang, a graduate of the University of Michigan, is now part of the staff at Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering. Most recently she worked for AMDG Architects in Grand Rapids where she worked on projects ranging from outpatient healthcare to K-12 education. The bulk of her experience comes from working at...

    Tags: Architecture