Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA & AICAE

Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA & AICAE

Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA & AICAE, Architectural Designer

Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA & AICAE

Bobbie is an architectural designer at 7 Directions Architects & Planners and a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota). As a Sicangu Lakota architectural designer, her work centers on creating spaces and places for Indigenous peoples at the community, Tribal and urban scale. Her design methodology focuses on sustainable, community-driven, and culturally-responsive architecture. Bobbie has extensive experience in community outreach, master planning, conceptual and schematic design, and project management.


  • Master of Science in Architectural History & Theory candidate, University of Washington, expected 2022
  • Masters of Architecture, University of Washington, 2021
  • Bachelors of Science in Architectural Studies, South Dakota State University, 2014

Professional Practice

  • 7 Directions Architects / Planners, Architectural Designer, Seattle, WA (2020-present)
  • M Squared Engineers, Architectural Designer & Project Manager, San Clemente, CA (2016-2019)
  • Koch Hazard Architects, Architectural Internship, Sioux Falls, SD (2013-2014)

Representative Projects

  • Wolakota Regenerative Bison Range, Master Plan, Mustang Meadows, SD
  • Keya Wakpala Woíçageyapi, Master Plan, Neighborhood Development, Housing Design, Mission, SD
  • He Sapa Otipi, Visioning & Community Outreach, Rapid City, SD
  • Apsáalooke Dance Arbor & Round Hall, Schematic Design, Crow Agency, MT
  • Apsáalooke Cultural Center & Museum, Programming & Conceptual Design, Crow Agency, MT
  • Muckleshoot Van Putten Housing Development, Master Plan & Housing Design, Auburn, WA
  • Nisqually Cultural Center, Master Plan & Conceptual Design, DuPont, WA
  • Hayu Tilixum Multi-Family Residential, Cultural Design Consultant, Portland, OR
  • Spokane Indian Housing Authority Maintenance Building, Schematic Design, Wellpinit, WA
  • Stillaguamish Wellness Clinic, Interior Design, Arlington, WA
  • Hunkpati Business Incubator, Conceptual & Schematic Design, Fort Thompson, SD