Oyate Health Center - 7gen

Oyate Health Center


Federal Indigenous Healthcare


Rapid City, South Dakota


Initial Design, Scope Development

Blending the aesthetic features of the Sioux San Historic District, and the cultural significance of the site.

7GAE was awarded a contract by the Indian Health Service (IHS) to develop the Initial Design and Scope Development for the new Oyate Health Center. The authorized health care programs and services in the project are ambulatory care (audiology, dental, eye care, primary care, podiatry, and specialty care), ancillary services) diagnostic imaging, laboratory, pharmacy and physical therapy), behavioral health (mental health, social work, alcohol and substance abuse, and a psychiatric consultant), and preventative services (environmental health, health education, public health nursing, public health nutrition, and wellness center). The new facility's design will blend the aesthetic features of the Sioux San Historic District and the cultural significance of the site.

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The crew on the project.


Senior Project Manager

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Sara Tripp, AIA, LEED AP

Lead Architectural Designer | Planning Specifications/ Project Manager/ Technical Manager

Steve VandenBussche, AIA, LEED AP

Architectural Designer

Scott Winchester, AIA

Tribal Liaison

Alex Hokkanen, Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Assoc.

Sustainability Coordinator

Stephanie Sokolowski, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED Green Assoc.

Interior Designer

Eric Phillips, PMP, LEED AP

BIM Manager | Project Coordinator

Jim Keefer, LEED AP

Construction Specifications

Shane Cromwell, Assoc, AIA

BIM Support | BIM Production | Project Support

Nathan Fishnick

Project Support | BIM Production

Providing a place of healing and restoration.

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