Walking the Good Path: Mno-Bmadsen Companies

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:50pm
Mno-Bmadsen is the investment enterprise of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Mno-Bmadsen established Seven Generations a+e to support its growing need for design and construction services within the Tribe’s geographic and economically controlled land development. The motivation went well beyond the concept of design and engineering as form and function, and incorporates the firm’s core value of Seven Generation Sustainability -- an ecological concept that urges the current generation of... more

New 7GAE Team Member, Nicole Foxx

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 3:34pm
Please welcome Nicole Foxx to the 7GAE team! Nicole has over 12 years of experience in leadership of business development, analytics, and business process improvements in various industries. She is an integral part of the 7GAE team as the new Director of Business Development.  She recieved her Master of Business Administration from Northwood University and her Bachelor of Business Adminstration from Saginaw Valley State University. Before working at 7GAE, Nicole worked on the East Coast as a... more

New 7GAE Team Member, Nathan Fishnick

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:46am
We are so excited to welcome Nathan Fishnick to the 7GAE team! Nathan recently graduated from the University of Michigan and is now our newest Architectural Associate, assisting with all aspects of the project design and production process. 7GAE's strong focus on sustainable design and its tribally-owned status drew Nathan to this position, which would present the opportunity to work with "a wide array of meaningful projects." Originally from Battle Creek, Michigan, Nathan was always interested... more

Seven Generations to attend National 8(a) Association 2018 Small Business Conference

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 1:37pm
Nicole Foxx, Director of Business Development at Seven Generations Architecture & Engineering, will be attending the National 8(a) Association 2018 Small Business Conference in Nashville, Tennessee this coming Tuesday through Thursday. The conference is “the premier supplier diversity networking event for small businesses.” It will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center. Through Nicole, we hope to link up with other Architecture and Engineering companies in order to... more

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