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 - Apr 11, 2014
Tailor to your toughest customer and create a calming facility.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 21, 2014
From floor to walls and everything in between, here are some important things to keep in mind when choosing hues for your clinic.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Feb 13, 2014
By breaking down barriers, you can give your clients an exceptional veterinary hospital experience.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Nov 08, 2013
Proper prep points to a pleasing process
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Jun 03, 2013
Smart design fosters a clean facility.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - May 21, 2012
Veterinary architect Heather Lewis, AIA, shares new research about veterinary housing and solutions that reduce cats' stress and help dogs stay happy when they're at your practice.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 01, 2009
Integrate your facility's design with your business cards and other materials to help your marketing message hit home.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 01, 2008
Marry the right flooring to the right part of your veterinary hospital and your entire practice will be perfectly in step. Install the wrong materials underfoot and the whole place will feel out of rhythm.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 01, 2007
Your approach to housing animals speaks volumes to your clients about how you'll handle all aspects of their pets' care.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 01, 2006
Higher building costs coupled with clients' higher expectations for care put you in a challenging position. Adopt these forward-thinking strategies to position your new practice for success.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Jun 05, 2005
First decide which areas of your practice offer the greatest opportunities—then look at ways to make the changes you want without breaking the bank.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jun 04, 2005
First, which areas of your practice offer the greatest opportunities without breaking the bank?