Andy Becker, PE, LEED
Constant changes in technology and the need to plan for growth prompted the development of a new cardiac catheterization unit at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Diekema Hamann worked closely with the staff, traveling to signature sites throughout the country, when planning the new suite within the award winning hospital. Bronson wanted the design to be cutting-edge and allow the staff to function more efficiently. Similar to a...
After several years of committed service to those needing end of life care in the Kalamazoo area, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan was eager to expand their services with a new program model for older adults in need of day care. After finding an existing building, they came to DHAE with the exciting opportunity to create a facility that would offer a respite from morning...
Diekema Hamann assisted Allegiance Health with strategically aligning multiple service lines within the same medical office suite. In efforts to inspire collaboration and provide a patient-centered, whole-body approach, orthopedics, pain management, sports medicine, and physical rehabilitation were designed to occupy an entire floor within the new Specialty Center. The design challenge was to provide identity for the individual practices while presenting a unified approach to the...
Regional Medical Laboratories, a full service clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory, was in need for additional client and office space in their facility in downtown Battle Creek. The design/ build team of Schweitzer, Inc. and Diekema Hamann Architecture + Engineering worked with owner representatives to develop a three- level addition that complements and enhances their existing facility, and allows their operations to continue uninterrupted...
Diekema Hamann was hired to provide design services for the relocation of the Great Lakes Heart and Vascular Institute practice. The waiting room features a warm, inviting patient entry and fully private registration bays. The suite supports four cardiovascular physicians with exam rooms arraigned into "pods" around a central nurse work core and complete outpatient cardiovascular services. The project was completed on-time and under budget.
Diekema Hamann, working in conjunction withÂ AMDG ArchitectsÂ of Grand Rapids, has been retained to assist the GRCS in design of a new facility to house a consolidated elementary school replacing the system's four current elementary buildings. Diekema Hamann will be involved in visioning sessions to determine the school's teaching structure and will lead the development of the education specification. Diekema Hamann will also work with AMDG on...
This new in-patient operating room for Bronson Methodist Hospital responds to an increase in surgery volumes and was constructed with the rest of the unit in full operation. Through various phases of construction, a staff lounge and staff locker room were relocated to open space for the additional operating room. Diekema Hamann worked closely with staff, the construction manager, and Stryker to coordinate the complexities...
Diekema Hamann was retained by Medical Destinations Properties, L.L.C. to provide all architectural, interior design, and engineering services for their new medical office building to be located at Lakeland Health Park in St. Joseph, Michigan. The project consists of a new medical office building housing a medical suite of approximately 22,500 square feet for the Great Lakes Heart & Vascular Institute on the ground level, and...
ProMedica Health Systems engaged Diekema Hamann Architecture to design their first hospice residence and LEED accredited facility. The facility is located on their Flower Hospital campus. The residence for hospice care offers twelve resident rooms; each with a private patio overlooking a wooded portion of the hospital campus. The hospice home offers a variety of places for families and friends to visit with loved ones...