Talk to your veterinary architect (and get what you need)

April 18, 2017
Wayne Usiak, AIA, NCARB
Wayne Usiak, AIA, NCARB

Wayne Usiak, AIA, is a senior partner of Wayne Usiak and Associates/BDA Architecture P.C. The firm has completed more than 500 small-, mixed-, and large-animal practices. Among the facilities are three Veterinary Economics Hospital of the Year Award winners. Usiak is a member of the Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board.

CVC educator Wayne Usiak, AIA, shares his frustrations with clientsnot YOU, is it?

"Our business is preventing mistakes," says veterinary architect and Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference faculty member Wayne Usiak, AIA. And you can help him or your own architect or builder make things go much smoother for you.

For starters, fully disclose every last thing you want to see in your hospital (did you mention reception area displays and kiosks?), and don't fall in love with your own sketches (leave the finished product to the folks who have to think of everything, including janitor's closets and IT rooms).

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