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 - Mar 13, 2018
Advice from an equine trainer helps me envision positive outcomes and gives me confidence in difficult moments.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Mar 07, 2018
Cutting down on waste is possible for anyone, including veterinary professionals. Here are some quick changes you can make to reduce the impact at your practice.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Feb 23, 2018
Here are four ways to be really happy with the person overseeing the subcontractors and job-site workers who are building your dream veterinary hospital.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Dec 19, 2017
Listen to how veterinary architect Heather Lewis thinks the approach is reformulating facility design.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jul 25, 2017
... or it will be if this dvm360 reader gets the electric radiant flooring she wants. Veterinary architect and Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference educator Heather Lewis, AIA, tells her whether it's a good idea.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - May 25, 2017
Would a current client give up on you and find another veterinarian because it looks like you just don't care about how old and dumpy your practice looks? Join us for a totally free, three-step program to boost your veterinary hospital’s curb appeal.
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.