About OLC

Denver | Orlando | Tokyo | Cairo

Collaborative Spirit. Creative Commitment. Client Centered Attitude.

Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (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

  • OLC Project wins International Award
    DENVER, January 5, 2018. OLC (Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative) is pleased to announce that its client, master developer Emaar, The Economic City (EEC) received the Global Award for Best Leisure Development – Saudi Arabia, at the International Property Awards in London for the Esmeralda Sports and Leisure Center in King Abdullah Economic City. This OLC designed multi-use sports, recreation, and fitness Continue Reading...
  • Club Design – Storage | The Science of Anticipating Need Before It Hits You Over the Head with a Two by Four
    No one joins a club because it has great storage facilities. So why devote-a complete design blog to such a mundane subject? The reason is simple: Adequate, well-located storage rooms hide the back-of-the-house support materials and equipment necessary to maintain clean, functional, uncluttered hallways and program areas. Great club spaces have the ability to keep maintenance equipment, supplies, towel carts, Continue Reading...
  • NEST, LLC Chosen for Pueblo Riverwalk Expansion Project
    NEST, LLC is a collaboration of like-minded firms with a focus on creating sustainable communities. Our team is a hybrid of planning, design and construction partners. For this specific project, BlueLine Properties, LLC, along with co-development partners: Summit Road Capital and DESMAN has teamed with Cortez Construction, OLC Architecture, THK Associates, Inc., and iiCON Construction Group. We are supported by CHS 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.

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Medical Wellness

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Recreation Centers

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  • Hervey Lavoie, F-MFA, NCARB
    Hervey is President of OLC. In his daily work, Hervey is “hands-on” - actively involved in projects and...
  • Dan Potter, AIA, NCARB
    Senior Principal
    As a project manager and Senior Principal, Dan possesses excellent problem solving and project management capabilities. With a...
  • David Sprague, AIA
    Senior Principal
    As a Senior Principal with Ohlson Lavoie, Dave brings a wide scope of design excellence to all...

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