Williamson County Commissioners wanted the new shelter to facilitate owner animal recovery and adoption for one of the fastest growing regions in the country.
The multi-building design and transparency creates intuitive wayfinding, allowing visitors to find their way around independently.
Animal displays are visible 24/7 through a generous glass storefront.
The T and E-shaped buildings have no land-locked rooms to allow ample natural light throughout the facility.
Separating dogs and cats results in less stress, healthier animals, and a more pleasant experience for visitors. Clearly separating public areas from private areas allows staff to work more efficiently and makes for a better experience for visitors.
Large windows allow natural light to flow into all habitats, creating bright, friendly interiors and reducing energy costs.