Heather E. Lewis, AIA, NCARB

Heather Lewis, AIA, NCARB, is a partner at Animal Arts, an architecture firm in Boulder, Colorado and frequent HospitalDesign360 conference speaker. 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!

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The organized hospital (yes, it is possible)

Your veterinary practice may not be cluttered (or maybe it is), but that doesn’t mean it’s organized. Take these tips and make your space more efficient, attractive and tranquil.

Hospital design: What Bailey taught me

Space to work, quiet to heal, more light: A tribute to my dog's stay in a veterinary emergency clinic.

The tidy veterinary hospital: Part 2Storage that sings

Every house, and every veterinary hospital, accumulates too much stuff. Join me as I offer the best tips Ive seen practice team members put in place to store things where everyone can find them and get rid of the things you dont need.

The tidy veterinary hospital

Say bye to the junk. Declutter your practice. Spark joy in part one of this series that will help you learn that a streamlined practice is an efficient one!