• Mar
    01

    Davison Public Schools Projects

    Diekema Hamann conducted a five week, six step study on Central Elementary School. Davison Community Schools has commissioned our firm to complete overall evaluation of the current Central Elementary Building (Formerly the Davison High School) to determine the overall condition of the existing structure and its adaptability to be used for the next twenty or more years as a state of the art elementary school...

    Tags: Architecture, Education, Engineering
  • Mar
    01

    Montessori School of the Kalamazoo Area Projects

    Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering was selected to help Montessori School to help in refining scope and cost options for new construction and renovation possibilities at the existing downtown Kalamazoo site. We met with representatives from the Montessori School to establish critical priorities, reviewed needs, help establish preliminary cost estimates, and presented options for the Board of Directors. The Board approved the presented options from...

    Tags: Architecture, Education, Engineering
  • Mar
    01

    Arcus Center for Social Justice - Engineering Project Projects

    Diekema Hamann Engineering was selected to perform comprehensive mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design for the new Arcus Center for Social Justice at Kalamazoo College. The design included a custom air-handler to achieve a high efficiency air distribution system via air floor distribution. All aspects of the design were highly detailed in cooperation with the internationally recognized Studio Gang Architecture including custom lighting and HVAC diffusers.

    Tags: Education, Engineering
  • Mar
    01

    Hillsdale Community Schools Projects

    Hillsdale Community Schools commissioned Diekema Hamann Architecture to conduct a building study of their Middle School and three Elementary Schools. Hillsdale has had a decrease in student enrollment over the past several years and requested the study to address concerns of the age and condition of the facilities. The district also wanted to incorporate technology needs into the study. The study considered the following: Probable Construction Site Conditions Interior...

    Tags: Education
  • Jan
    01

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Projects

    In 2011, Western Michigan University, Bronson Hospital and Borgess Health came together to form the privately held WMU Homer Stryker MD Medical School.  Focused on advancing the art and science of medical education, the new facility includes team-based, problem-based and simulation-based learning environments aligned with an innovative organ-centered curriculum. Reflecting its Stryker namesake, one of the goals of the School is to become a leader...

    Tags: Architecture, Education, Engineering
  • Nov
    19

    Diekema Hamann Announces New Employees Media

    Diekema Hamann is excited to welcome Steve Dickerson, AIA and Gabe Alvey, AIA. Steve Dickerson, AIA brings 26 years of extensive healthcare design and planning experience to the Diekema Hamann team. His focuses include medical space planning, emergency departments, ambulatory surgery centers, and integrated operating rooms. "I am looking forward to using my medical planning and project management experience to successfully complete a variety of local...

    Tags: Architecture, Education, Healthcare
  • Jun
    01

    Allegiance Graduate Medical Education Projects

    Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan needed a design developed for their new Graduate Medical Education program. The program would utilize the second floor of Allegiance's special practice building. This new, homelike environment was instrumental in marketing to the first round of medical resident students of Allegiance GME. The challenge was transforming the second floor of a 1932 building with a major 1958 addition, masonry veneer...

    Tags: Architecture, Education, Engineering
  • Jan
    01

    Grand Rapids Christian Schools - High School Projects

    Diekema Hamann provided mechanical, plumbing, and electrical engineering services as well as furniture design and procurement services for this renovation and addition to the current Grand Rapids Christian High School. The project was a multi-phased renovation of the original academic areas of the high school including the central offices and counseling areas. The central boiler plant and main electrical services were relocated as part of the...

    Tags: Education, Engineering, Interior Design
  • Aug
    01

    Escanaba High School Projects

    The additions to and renovation of Escanaba High School is a $17 million project to the modern style 1960 Perkins and Wills designed 190,000 square foot structure. The project emphasis is on completely upgrading the buildings systems infrastructure. The project includes two new state of the art science rooms for chemistry and physics. A new wood shop room, new art room, new multi purpose room for...

    Tags: Architecture, Education, Engineering
  • Mar
    01

    Kalamazoo College Master Plan Projects

    In early 2010, Kalamazoo College was ready to construct a new academic facility, but the surrounding City of Kalamazoo, Michigan, would not grant a building permit. The City mandated Kalamazoo College re-zone from Residential to an Institutional Campus District before moving forward with new projects. The re-zoning process required a campus master plan, defining a framework for development, while protecting the integrity of adjacent neighborhoods. Underlying...

    Tags: Education, Planning