JOANIE BERNARD HOME FOR CATS
Client: Ohio Alleycat Resource Center
Ohio Alleycat Resource offers low cost, high volume feline spay/neuter services to the greater Cincinnati and northern Kentucky regions. They occupied a 4,800 SF facility which housed their single spay/neuter surgery suite and a small cat adoption area. Oregon Group was retained to convert their existing facility into a strictly spay/neuter clinic and design a new 4,800 SF adoption center on an adjacent lot. The new clinic facility allowed the organization to double their spay/neuter program and allowed dedicated space for their feral cat program. The facility includes two surgery suites, a shared prep room, surgery laboratory, pre-op and post-op holding rooms, exam rooms and a multi-purpose room. The new adoption center includes seven adoption rooms with outdoor screened patios, a dedicated kitten adoption room, vet office and exam room, isolation and quarantine holding rooms, laundry room and offices. The project was phased to allow the existing clinic to continue functioning as long as possible.
ANIMAL RESOURCE CENTER
Client: Montgomery County Dept. of Public Works
Description: The Montgomery County Animal Resource Center is a new 28,500 square foot animal shelter and educational facility in Montgomery County, Ohio. The shelter adopts out more than 1,800 healthy animals per year. The facility houses over 12,000 SF of adoption and holding kennel area for dogs and a large free roaming adoption room for adoptable cats. Attention was given to creating an open quality in the facility with plenty of natural daylight and high vaulted ceilings. Easily sanitized materials and sound absorbing materials make for a healthy and pleasant environment for both animals and guests. Also included are an isolation kennel, full service surgery suite, puppy adoption area, multipurpose room, and get acquainted rooms to facilitate adoptions. Oregon Group Architects was the associate architect for this project. This project was awarded the Masonry Institute of Dayton, Excellence in Masonry Award.
CUYAHOGA COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER
Client: Cuyahoga County Dept. of Central Services
Description: The Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter is a 26,000 square foot full service animal control facility serving the needs of the entire county. The primary purpose of the animal shelter is to promote adoption of healthy animals by the general public. To serve this goal a 5,000 square foot open planned adoption kennel is the heart of the facility. Attention was given to creating an open quality to the facility to encourage public exploration. An open entrance rotunda orients visitors to the animal shelter and directs them to the adoption kennel. Also included are an isolation kennel, a full service surgery suite, a puppy adoption area, and get acquainted rooms to facilitate adoptions. Special attention was given in materials selection for maintenance, sanitation and acoustical concerns. OGA was associate architect for this project.
HAMILTON ANIMAL ADOPTION FOUNDATION
Client: Animal Adoption Foundation
Description: Oregon Group Architects lead a team retained to design a new animal adoption building for this non-profit group in Ross Township, Ohio. The 10,000 SF structure included interior and exterior dog runs, cat condos with exterior lanais and cat and dog isolation rooms. Future additions were also designed and included a revenue generating multi-purpose room for weekend dog training classes and unattached residence for an on-site manager. Rustic materials and building masses were selected to reflect the sites rural surroundings. Oregon Group was responsible for all construction documents, bidding administration and construction administration services.
LOUISVILLE METRO ANIMAL SERVICES
Client: Louisville Metro
Description: Louisville Metro’s current campus-style shelter was built in the 1950’s. Through the years, piecemeal additions and renovations attempted to keep pace with the demands of a 21st century public animal shelter. In 2007, Louisville Metro budgeted monies for a four-phase development of a new animal shelter and adoption facility in central Jefferson County. The first phase of this project was the development of a new adoption center where animals eligible for adoption could be housed and displayed in a cheerful and home-like setting. The adoption center features twenty “real life” rooms where multiple cats or dogs are displayed in a living room style setting complete with residential style furniture. Additionally, a room was dedicated to rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs and other “pocket pets”. Oregon Group Architects was the associate architect for this facility.
PEGGY ADAMS ANIMAL RESCUE
Client: Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League
Description: The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Complex in West Palm Beach, Florida consists of two buildings connected by a landscaped courtyard. The courtyard is surrounded by a beautiful open portico. The 27,300 SF wellness center is a full service dog and cat clinic serving the needs of the greater Palm Beach area. The adjacent 6,200 SF administration building houses the staff for the entire Rescue League organization. The primary mission of the wellness center is to provide accessible and affordable spay/neuter and animal welfare services. The center features three surgery suites, four treatment clinics, pre-op and post-op holding kennels and veterinarian support facilities. All surgery and treatment areas feature state-of-the-art medical equipment and building systems necessary for a high volume practice. The facility is scheduled to be completed in the winter of 2007. Oregon Group Architects was the associate architect for this project.
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