Heather E. Lewis, AIA
Heather Lewis, AIA, NCARB, is a partner at Animal Arts, an architecture firm in Boulder, Colorado. She's a lighting geek and a (seriously) devoted advocate of minimizing pets' stress and anxiety during their veterinary visits. She has designed practices and shelters that range in size from 1,200 square feet to 110,000 square feet. During grad school (as a break from “architorture”) she trained miniature horses to pull carts!
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - May 25, 2017
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 11, 2017
If the plan is too crazy or expensive, your architect will rein you in!
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 22, 2017
The dream-into-reality moment of your veterinary design project explained.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 16, 2017
Thinking of adding a separate dental area to your veterinary clinic? You’ll want to incorporate these tips into your design.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 15, 2017
As veterinary hospitals get more creative in design and look less like hospitals, it’s still important to use easy-to-clean finishes. Follow these tips from Heather Lewis, our favorite neat freak.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Feb 13, 2017
Small touch-ups and an objective look at your space will go a long way in getting an associate or other potential practice buyer interested.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 18, 2017
If your reception area could use a refresh, start with the reception desk says veterinary architect Heather Lewis. That one change will make a big difference in your space.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 05, 2017
Species separation: Pets like it, clients want it.
VETTED - Nov 29, 2016
A euthanasia garden might be the key to a peaceful goodbye when your veterinary clients face parting with a beloved pet.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Oct 27, 2016
Veterinary architect Heather Lewis is here to remind the veterinary world that even man’s closest of animal companions still sees, smells, hears and experiences vary differently in crucial ways. Keeping that truth in mind helps immensely when it comes to designing a low-stress environment.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Oct 20, 2016
Huge does not equal practical
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 16, 2016
Just because the space was created by an architect doesn't mean the design work is done.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 09, 2016
Bold colors in your veterinary clinic can make a statement. Such as, "YIKES."
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 30, 2016
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