Educare of Winnebago

Winnebago, NE

Services provided on this project:

  • Architecture,
  • Furniture Fixtures and Equipment,
  • Interior Design,
  • Landscape Architecture

Architecture Overview:

To design the ideal Educare School for the Winnebago Tribe community, our Early Education team immersed themselves with the Ho-Chunk people. Discovery through culture, history books, museums, and most importantly, communication with the community and its elders helped develop a design concept that is sensitive and reflective of the tribe and its history. Through this exploration, two influential design themes emerged: path and earth. Path signifies the Winnebago tribe’s split from the other Siouan tribes and the beginning of a new journey as a single tribe. Earth represents respect for and dependence upon the earth, as it became vital to the existence of the Ho-Chunk people.

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Furniture Fixtures and Equipment Overview:

Interior Design Overview:

Landscape Architecture Overview:

  • CLIENT: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
  • COMPLETE: January 2014
  • SIZE:
    31,500 Sq. Ft. of New Construction
    7 Acres
  • AWARDS:
    • IIDA Great Plains Chapter - Honor Award for Intergration of Concept - 2015
    • Learning by Design - 2017 Outstanding Project - 2017
  • View Related Project Types:
    Early Learning