Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA

Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA

Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA, Architectural Designer

Bobbie Koch, Associate AIA

Bobbie is an architectural designer at 7 Directions Architects & Planners and a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota). As an aspiring Lakota
architect, her career aspirations are centered 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 schematic architectural design, project management, community-based design-build projects and continues to acquire knowledge on culturally-specific Indigenous architecture.


  • Masters of Architecture Candidate, University of Washington, expected 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

  • Nisqually Cultural Center Master Plan, DuPont, WA
  • Hayu Tilixum Interior Design, Portland, OR
  • Spokane Indian Housing Authority Maintenance Building, Wellpinit, WA
  • Stillaguamish Wellness Clinic, Arlington, WA
  • Canyon Watch Park Pavilion, Newport Beach, CA
  • Hoag Hospital Newport Beach Renovation, Newport Beach, CA
  • Mission Hospital Laguna Beach Renovation, Newport Beach, CA
  • Capistrano Business Park Renovation, San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • San Ysidro High School Gymnasium Renovation, San Diego, CA
  • Antelope Community Design-Build Project, Mission, SD
  • Hunkpati Business Incubator Project, Fort Thompson, SD
  • South Dakota State University Admissions Building, Brookings, SD