Blue Sky Architects is now a division of OLSON LEWIS + Architects

As a division of OLSON LEWIS + Architects, Blue Sky continues its mission to design the ultimate environments enabling our clients to provide excellent care to animals.

various animal care projects by blue sky architects


Our philosophical approach to shelter and veterinary architecture is to integrate animal science and behavior with advancements in design and construction. We strive to minimize animal stress while providing an enhanced environment for adoption. Our experienced staff is committed to creating a memorable facility and experience in your community.


• Standard Architectural services
• Strategic Planning for Facility Development
• Existing Facility Evaluations
• Pre-design Analysis Services
• Project Programming
• Consulting Services
• Design and Schematic Design Documents
• Fundraising Renderings
• Construction Documents
• Construction Administration
• Renovations
• Building Evaluation
• Building Feasibility Studies
• Structural Design
• Building Code and Energy Code Compliance
• Project Bidding
• Contract Administration
• Planning Approvals
• Site Planning
• Exterior landscaping and integrated design
• Interior Design


• MSPCA, Boston, Methuen, Brockton, Springfield, and Cape Cod, MA
• New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Stratham, NH
• Monadnock Humane Society, West Swanzey, NH
• Michigan Humane Society, Detroit, Westland, Rochester Hills, MI,
• Concord Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, NH
• Pet Helpers, Charleston, SC
• Lollypop Farm, Fairport, NY
• Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island, Peacedale, RI
• Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, Westbrook, ME
• Doberman Rescue Unlimited, Sandown, NH
• Salem Animal Rescue League, Salem, NH
• Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
• Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital, Pittsfield, MA
• Stratham-Newfields Veterinary Hospital, Stratham, NH
• Liberty Humane Society of Jersey City, NJ
• Green Mountain Horse Association, South Woodstock, VT
• Capital Area Veterinary Emergency Services (CAVES), Concord, NH
• Cilley Veterinary Clinic, Concord, NH
• Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center, Springfield, MA
• Dover Veterinary Hospital, Dover, NH
• Weare Animal Hospital, Weare, NH
• Handel With Care Veterinary, Derry, NH
• Buddy Dog, Sudbury, MA
• Clear Creek County Animal Shelter, Dumont, CO
• Wilson County Human Society, Tennessee
• Aiken SPCA, Aiken, SC
• Washington County SPCA, Bartlesville, OK

Blue Sky Architects is now a division of OLSON LEWIS + Architects


Our mission is to design state-of-the-art animal shelters and veterinary hospitals that reflect our client’s objectives, needs, and operating styles.

Blue Sky Animal Care Architecture provides thoughtful assessments of organizational needs, strategic facility planning, innovative design and detail oriented project management. We have advanced the development of contemporary sheltering and veterinary hospitals with continued research of best practice in the animal care industry. The many years of our experience working with humane societies and animal care specialists have provided us with a continual perspective and knowledge of how to incorporate every aspect of animal care and handling into our designs.
Blue Sky Animal Care Architecture is commited to a growing expertise in green building technology. We are LEED accredited and knowledgeable in other green building systems such as Green Globes and Energy Star. We find practical ways to reduce first costs for green design measures and to select the best design options for operational savings.
In Blue Sky Animal Care Architecture’s constant persuit of advancing the quality of design and function, we are able to confidently offer a variety of services in every phase of planning, conceptualization and building your facility. We now two locations, in Massachusetts and Colorado in order to better serve the needs of the shelter community nationwide.

blue sky architects
a division of OLSON LEWIS + Architects
17 Elm Street, Manchester by the Sea, MA 01944
(978) 232-0326 | [email protected]

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