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Diekema Hamann is an established leader in the field of education design and engineering. With services including campus planning, classroom design, renovations, bond planning, and feasibility studies, DHAE offers our K-12 and Higher Education clients an unrivaled degree of industry-specific expertise.

Diekema Hamann has been a proud member of the education community in the State of Michigan for nearly 100 years. As such, we understand the numerous challenges faced by school districts, including declining enrollment, reduced operating budgets, and rapidly changing curricula and technology. Our reputation has been built on providing school districts and educators with specialized design solutions that navigate these challenges to produce successful educational spaces and programs.

Our projects have earned numerous awards related to education design, including a COAA Project Leadership Award for Educational Projects, an AIA Design Award, and the Consumers Energy Large Commercial Project of the Year Award. We are passionate about this work, and understand the impact these projects have on students, families, and communities.



  • K-12 Facilities
  • Higher Education Facilities
  • Master Planning
  • Bond Planning
  • Facility Studies
  • Energy Conservation
  • Equipment & Furniture Procurement
  • Historic Preservation
  • Safety and Security Planning
  • Site Planning

Select Education Clients

  • Andrews University
  • Davison Community Schools
  • East Jackson Public Schools
  • Escanaba Public Schools
  • Grand Rapids Christian Schools
  • Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Hillsdale Community Schools
  • Hope College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Montessori School of Kalamazoo
  • Springport Public Schools
  • Traverse City Area Public Schools
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Western Michigan University

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