Mark R. Hafen, AIA
Mark Hafen owns smaller can be better, a veterinary design firm. He is a past partner with the design firm Animal Arts.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 28, 2016
Is bigger always better? I don't think so. With size come building and maintenance expenses—forever. Look at what you need in your new veterinary clinic, plan accordingly and get creative.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jul 10, 2013
General vs. specialty, corporate vs. private, large vs. small—these hospitals represent two very different directions you could take when building your new practice.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Jun 10, 2013
A treasure trove of veterinary architecture wisdom is a click away.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 05, 2013
I usually don't do spays or neuters on my own pets, so you shouldn't consider designing your own hospital. Here are more veterinary design don'ts.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - May 01, 2013
Come along for the ride with me as I take things out of context, distort the facts and manipulate the verbiage to make your new veterinary hospital as successful as possible.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 03, 2013
In order to push the envelope in veterinary hospital design, sometimes you have to be a little high maintenance.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 06, 2013
Learn the pros and cons to boxy vs. L-shaped designs, and discover the best shape for your veterinary hospital.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Feb 06, 2013
Many veterinary hospitals will be too big or too small. Keep trying until you find the perfect fit.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Jan 01, 2013
Sometimes clarity hits you when you're not at work. Mark Hafen, AIA, came back from vacation with realizations that will help him design even better hospitals in the new year.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Nov 06, 2012
Consider these economic indicators when thinking about remodeling, expanding, or building a new veterinary practice.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Oct 21, 2012
Here's how to maximize your square footage and your dollars in a leasehold facility.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 05, 2012
Statistical analysis across many industries shows the benefits of letting nature in.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Aug 07, 2012
Here's a look at how caging and caging needs have changed over the years.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jul 10, 2012
Here are some examples of stellar veterinary facilities that built the most effective way.