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Drone Fly-Over: Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe D1 Health Clinic

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:41pm
Drone footage at Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe D1 Health Clinic.  The construction site has been staked and all stormwater and sediment controls are in place.  The job trailer has been placed as well as all underground utilities.  Exterior footings and foundation walls are almost complete.  The entry canopy and elevator footings and foundations are all that’s left to be poured before moving on to erecting steel.  Construction is progressing quickly!  

Q&A with Shane Cromwell, Architectural Associate at Seven Generations A&E

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:59pm
Shane is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan with a BS in Architecture. Shane assists with tasks in all aspects of the design and production process.   Are you from Kalamazoo? What do you think of Kalamazoo? I am not from Kalamazoo originally. I am from Royal Oak, just north of Detroit. I’ve been in Kalamazoo for about 6 months and I absolutely love it! It’s like a mix of Ann Arbor, Royal Oak, with a sprinkle of up-north vibes. It’s has a great downtown, an awesome library, good... more

Ribbon Cutting at Kalamazoo College Welcome Center

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 3:41pm
November 13, 2017 Kalamazoo College hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Welcome Center, located in the building that was formerly the Hall House Bed & Breakfast located on West Main hill. It was recently acquired by Kalamazoo College. They converted it into a new welcome center and home for the Admissions department. The house was not barrier-free, so the garage was converted into a wheelchair accessible entryway and welcome center. This opens into the house where the existing... more

7Gen Receives AIA Southwest Michigan 2017 Honor Award for Native Justice Center

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 2:42pm
November 10th, 2017 Thursday night, 7Gen received the 2017 Honor Award by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for their work on the Native Justice Center. The Honor Award is the highest award that AIA bestows upon architectural work. Above, the 7Gen Team: Shane Cromwell, Alex Hokkanen, Steve VandenBussche, Stephanie Sokolowski, and Sara Tripp.  “It has truly been an honor,” says Jeremy Berg, Managing Director at 7Gen, “to work with the [Pokagon] Band on the project, and also to be... more

South Bend Tribal Police Substation Grand Opening

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:34pm
On Monday morning, The South Bend Tribal Police Substation will have its Grand Opening! The facility will provide a ‘home base’ for Law enforcement services that will primarily serve the needs of the new Casino built in South Bend, Indiana. The new facility will provide a ‘touchdown’ space for law enforcement staff as well as administrative staff support space.    

The Treaty of Fort Wayne, 1809 - a Treaty that Led to War - Goes on Exhibit

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 1:51pm
September 29, 2017 The Treaty of Fort Wayne, 1809—a treaty that led to war—goes on exhibit “It is an honor to come full circle to an article that our ancestors signed. I hope we are fulfilling their hopes and dreams by being here.” —Chairman John P. Warren, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians   Members of a delegation from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians read names of the signers of the Treaty of Fort Wayne of 1809 as the museum prepares to place the treaty on exhibit. From left: Tribal... more

Construction Wrapping Up for the Pokagon South Bend Substation

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 1:11pm
Construction is wrapping up in South Bend for a new Police Substation for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. The facility exists to provide a ‘home base’ for Law enforcement services that will primarily serve needs of the new Casino built in South Bend, Indiana. The new facility will provide ‘touchdown’ space for law enforcement staff as well as administrative staff support space. 7GAE is proud to be a part of this project!

Q&A with Alex Hokkanen, Architectural Associate at Seven Generations AE

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:47pm
Alex is a recent graduate with a Masters of Architecture from the University of Michigan.  Alex is passionate about sustainable health environments, and ecologically sound community planning and design; he is supporting the Seven Generations team in all aspects of the architectural practice including proposal writing, research, architectural design and production. When and how did you decide to get into architecture? When I was 17, I was set to be an aerospace engineer, but then I took a Civil... more

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe- D1 Clinic GroundBreaking

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:29am
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe broke ground last month on a new 76,000 s.f. Health & Wellness Center in Onamia, Minnesota.  

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