About OLC

Denver | Orlando | Tokyo | Cairo

Collaborative Spirit. Creative Commitment. Client Centered Attitude.

Ohlson Lavoie Corporation (OLC) is comprised of planners and designers who listen, understand, guide and create. Our staff is committed, enthusiastic and driven to deliver stellar architecture, interior design, aquatic design and technology design. OLC's design process is enriched by collaborative spirit, creative commitment and a client-centered attitude. We partner clients' business insights with our aesthetic vision, deep experience, and problem solving skills to create a successful design project.



Recent News

  • Life Changing Design
    Life Changing Design Part 4: Contextual Design and Theming Most Park and Recreation Professionals have a deep understanding of the transformative power recreation has in the communities it serves. The benefits of family cohesion, better health, socialization, community pride, sports enhancement and good sportsmanship all reach deep into the core of better quality life for all. To assure the best Continue Reading...
  • Interior Spaces vs. Art?
    Interior Spaces vs. Art? "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." We have all heard this truism before. How about its sister, "Reality is nothing more than one’s perception?" Both phrases are just our attempts to simplify why appreciation of art is so subjective. You need go no further than Denver International Airport or the Convention Center with their Continue Reading...
  • Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative Names New CEO
    Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative Names New CEO Denver, November 14, 2018. International architectural firm, OLC (Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative) has appointed Robert ‘Bob’ McDonald as its new CEO. In his new role as CEO, Bob is responsible for maintaining OLC’s position on the leading edge of the architectural industry. He will ensure that OLC staff has access to the latest in technology Continue Reading...


our services

Programming and design of athletic clubs, recreation centers, and medically based wellness facilities.

Interior space planning, interior architecture, FF&E design, selection and specifications, budgeting, and REVIT rendering for multiple markets.

Aquatic design, feature selection, and mechanical systems design for indoor and outdoor competitive and leisure pools, splash pads, and water features.

Computer, A/V, network, and security system design and integration.

Visit our sister company D3B @




Medical Wellness

Med Well DN

see our work



Recreation Centers

Recreation DN

see our work




Athletic Clubs

see our work
more project niches






  • Hervey Lavoie, F-MFA, NCARB
    Hervey is President of OLC. In his daily work, Hervey is “hands-on” - actively involved in projects and...
  • Donaldo Visani, AIA, NCARB
    Senior Principal
    As a Senior Principal with 30+ years of recreation and wellness industry experience, Doni's works on a...
  • Brian Beckler
    Senior Principal
    As a Senior Principal, Brian's primary role is as lead designer. He brings teamwork, enthusiasm and charisma...

more team members