• Jan
    13

    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
  • Sep
    04

    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
    19

    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
    13

    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...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Jul
    16

    Family Health Center of Battle Creek Women's Center Projects

    In response to the need for OB and primary care services in the community, the Family Health Center of Battle Creek engaged Diekema Hamann to design a new two story 28,500 square foot women’s services clinic with an additional 17,000 square foot shelled space for expansion. The new building for the federally qualified healthcare provider is strategically located near Bronson Battle Creek Hospital providing an...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Jun
    16

    Bronson Battle Creek Emergency Department Projects

    Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering was selected to renovate that 6,300 sf emergency department of Bronson Battle Creek. Bronson Battle Creek had 4 main goals when they embarked on restructuring their emergency department: 1. Provide a separate, dedicated exterior entrance to the department. Previously, all emergency department traffic entered the main hospital entrance and was diverted to the department down an internal hallway. The hospital navigated significant process and security challenges...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • May
    12

    Diekema Hamann Announces New Employees Media

    Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering is excited to welcome Lee Dingemans, LEED AP as Project Coordinator and Julie Wheaton as Administrative Assistant. Lee Dingemans, LEED AP brings over 15 years of extensive industry experience working on numerous project types and specifically appreciates detailed healthcare work. Lee brings experience from creative, complex, and successful projects at Pokagon Community Center, Huron Band Government Center, Horizon Banks, and Allegiance Health....

    Tags: Architecture, Healthcare
  • Apr
    02

    Allegiance Diagnostic Center Imaging Suite Projects

    Located in the new Specialty Center, this imaging suite provides Allegiance's patients with comprehensive diagnostic services in one location. A digital registration system and electronic medical records allow patients to spend less time waiting and more time receiving the care they need. Featuring a 1.2T Open MRI, 64-slice CT, and room for future expansion, the design of this space not only considers the current cutting...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design
  • Apr
    02

    Ingham Regional Medical Center Operating Room Projects

    When designing two new surgery units – Ingham Regional Orthopedic Hospital’s operating rooms 9 and 10 – Diekema Hamann had to accommodate technology and patient-care demands. The need for staff efficiency and patient and staff safety also had to be considered. These projects had to be designed and constructed quickly because a loss of operating revenue would have a significant impact on operating margins. Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering designed both units...

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Healthcare
  • Mar
    24

    VAMC Battle Creek Women's Privacy Upgrades Projects

    VA Medical Center of Battle Creek selected Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering to renovate various buildings for Women's Privacy. The project will renovate selected areas of Building 14, 39, 82 and 84 to provide private bathrooms for women veteran's. Work would include the installation of handicap accessible showers, and toilet facilities, along with private access to these areas for Women Veteran's.

    Tags: Architecture, Engineering, Government