Concrete masonry shelters animals in San Jacinto

From NCMA's eNews
May 3, 2018

Despite its humble architectural expression, the planning was actually extremely complex and required extensive interface with the users,” said Harley Ellis Devereaux Senior Project Designer Gary Leivers, AIA, RIBA, LEED AP. “The requirement for a single level and a footprint of 37,000 sq ft (3437.5 sq m) suggested several independent buildings clustered around a series of outdoor spaces.” The extensive program for the San Jacinto Animal Shelter included large spaces for animal housing and holding areas, and also administration offices, along with a full veterinary surgical suite. One important criterion was to create a welcoming area and a relaxing environment that encourages visitor interaction with the animals awaiting adoption and to provide space for animal owners reuniting with their lost pets.Read more.