• Feb
  • Feb
  • Feb

    Steve Dickerson Named Principal of Diekema Hamann Media

    Diekema Hamann would like to announce the promotion of Steve Dickerson, AIA to a principal of the firm.  Steve joins Norman Hamann, Jr., AIA, Vicki Nelson, AIA, Valerie Wright, Nathan Jones, PE and Andrew Becker, PE as principals of Diekema Hamann. Steve holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science with distinction from Ball State University. He holds over 27 years of extensive healthcare...

    Tags: Architecture, Healthcare
  • Jan

    East Jackson Community Schools - Elementary Projects

    The existing 1972 East Jackson Middle School facility has sat vacant for three years after the district optioned to consolidate buildings. The 2014 bond was commissioned to renovate the existing structure and create one building to house grades K-6. The project emphasis was renovating the existing 1972 middle school structure into a functional and effusive modern elementary. The existing main office portion of the building was...

    Tags: Architecture, Education, Engineering
  • Dec

    Diekema Hamann Announces New Employee Media

    Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering is excited to welcome Dieneke Kniffin, AIA as Project Architect. Dieneke Kniffin, AIA a University of Michigan graduate, brings over 10 years of experience. Most recently she worked for ZGF Architects in Portland Oregon, working on projects ranging from higher education, private development, healthcare, and government. In 2009 she received the AIA Portland Intern of the Year. For 3 summers Dieneke...

  • Oct

    Diekema Hamann Sponsor of Bronson Children's Hospital 5k Media

    Diekema Hamann Architecture & Engineering celebrated its twenty-fifth year of providing health care design services to Bronson Hospital as the main sponsor of the 6th annual Bronson Children’s Hospital 5k walk/run event on September 28th, 2014. Among the thousands in attendance were more than a dozen Diekema Hamann architects, engineers, designers, technical staff, and their families who walked and ran on that beautiful fall day....

  • Sep

    Bronson North and South Campus Library Projects

    As a result of an outpatient suite expansion, Bronson had the opportunity to relocate and improve their library services. A quiet yet innovative space was designed on Bronson’s north campus to better cater to not only staff but medical students as they begin a partnership with the Homer Stryker School of Medicine. The new library incorporates technology and furniture to meet the needs of individual preferences for research and learning. Various...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Aug

    Bronson Battle Creek Meeting Rooms Projects

    In preparation for anticipated growth of clinical functions in the Bronson Battle Creek outpatient building, under-utilized storage space was converted into a meeting room suite. The new meeting room suite includes a large administrative boardroom, two conference/training rooms, office space, a kitchenette and coat closet. The end product marries furniture and technology for employees to learn and collaborate effectively.

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Aug

    Bronson Battle Creek Birth Center Projects

    Entry experience, a more functional layout of the nursery, and decentralization of nurse stations were major design goals for Bronson Battle Creek Hospital for the 4,400 sq. ft. renovation of their Birth Center. A new layout was designed that would decentralize the one large nurse station into three smaller nurse stations dispersed throughout the floor. In addition, existing level 1 and level 2 nurseries were renovated to make one large level...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Jul

    Vicki Nelson Speaks at Origami Brain Injury Symposium Media

      Vicki Nelson, AIA, LEED AP, ACHA, Speaker at Origami Brain Injury Symposium. The 8th Annual Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan was a sold out event on June 5, 2014; the event held close to 170 individuals in attendance. Vicki Nelson (Diekema Hamann), participated in a panel discussion with Michael O’Connor (O’Connor Occupational Therapy Services, PLLC), and Carrie Pilarski (Origami) to address the topic, Promoting Universal Design...