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Wayne Usiak, AIA

Wayne Usiak, AIA, is a senior partner of Wayne Usiak and Associates/BDA Architecture P.C. The firm has completed more than 500 small-, mixed-, and large-animal practices. Among the facilities are three Veterinary Economics Hospital of the Year Award winners. Usiak is a member of the Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board.

"There's no outlet for this?!" and other veterinary hospital design don'ts
July 22, 2013

Furnishing a clinic is a great opportunity to save—or squander—loads of money.

Photo gallery: Trends in veterinary hospital design
June 4, 2012

The savvy editors at Veterinary Economics are seeing more of these design elements. Here's input from expert veterinary architects about how to jump on the bandwagon.

Stick with ceramic when tiling walls
June 1, 2011

Stick with ceramic when tiling walls

Q&A: During the building process, which duties should I delegate?
June 1, 2011

During the building process, which duties should I delegate?

Video: Trends in exam room design and functionality
November 1, 2010

Wayne Usiak, AIA, founder of BDA Architecture in Albuquerque, N.M., shares his insights into the state of exam room design and functionality.

The 5 don'ts of equipment buying
June 1, 2007

Wishy-washy decisions on purchases and buying equipment you don't need can blow your budget. Save money by avoiding these mistakes.

Exam-room makeover
December 1, 2005

I'm considering remodeling an exam room. What are the first steps I should take?

Selecting the perfect site
June 1, 2005

There's more to a good site than the right location. Here's a look at the other factors you need to consider.

Q&A: Storage in the treatment area
October 1, 2004

My treatment area is on the small side, and I wish I could give myself more space to work. Is there a better way to arrange my equipment and supplies so I'm not tripping over everything?





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