Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB
Dan Chapel is president of Chapel Associates in Little Rock, Ark., a nationally recognized firm specializing in animal facility design. His firm has participated in the design of more than 500 veterinary hospitals, boarding kennels, and animal shelters. Past projects include two
Veterinary Economics Hospitals of the Year and several Merit Award winners. Chapel is a nationally recognized expert in the field of veterinary architecture, and has served as a featured speaker on topics of animal facility design at all major veterinary conferences. He has spoken at every Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference since 1981 and has served on the Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board since 1985. For a list of articles and video by Chapel, click here.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Oct 22, 2018
Putting some plants around the clinic? Make sure they'll stand up to being trampled and peed on.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 11, 2018
Brick used to be all the rage, but this architect says there are many great options now.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 19, 2018
A shiny new insight (see what we did there?) on flooring from HospitalDesign360 conference speaker Dan Chapel.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 06, 2018
Plan ahead and make color splashes with more easily revamped decorative elements.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 23, 2018
Learning and networking at veterinary conferences helps me recharge my batteries.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 31, 2018
Veterinary architect Dan Chapel has squeezed a practice into a Winnebago but ultimately says that the size of your hospital should be driven by what you want to accomplish inside.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 18, 2018
Longtime veterinary architect Dan Chapel has tricks for keeping your sanity intact during this period of change.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 11, 2018
Go high to increase storage and eliminate dust at the same time.
VETTED - Jan 03, 2018
See examples of natural light infusing the veterinary hospital environment, and hear from this Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference speaker why you want as much as you can get (but don't get crazy).
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jul 14, 2017
"Place that money where it does the most good," says veterinary architect Dan Chapel.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 26, 2017
CVC educator Dan Chapel says "storage isn't sexy," but it's essential.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 24, 2017
This crucial space can set the tone of the entire visit with your clients. Use these tips from veterinary architect Dan Chapel, to keep your space functional and beautiful.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 31, 2017
Get your storage game together and count on improved efficiency.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Nov 21, 2016
Sinking effort into pre-planning will put your resources in the right hands.