The Firm

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.

Our clients lead the way in providing opportunities for people to improve their health and well-being by way of athletic clubs, health clubs, fitness centers, medical wellness facilities, community recreation centers, day spas, and a broad range of aquatic projects. Our designs enable those clients to serve their users effectively, in a warm and welcoming environment that supports the success of the business.

OLC achieves innovation and design excellence within the parameters of  available funding and functional accommodation.  Our 35+ years of experience in the fitness and recreation industry allows us to truly understand the unique needs of facility owners and provide maximum impact for every dollar invested.  OLC respects the strategic investment of value-conscious, client-centered, fit-to-purpose design by using our capabilities to produce facility designs with measurable returns such as lower operational costs, energy-saving modalities and maximum space usage.

OLC is an international architecture firm founded in 1961 and headquartered in Denver with offices in Orlando, Tokyo, and Cairo. We serve clients globally, from North America to Asia to the Middle East. Our offices operate around the clock, providing design and documentation that flows seamlessly between all locations on a virtual network that accessible from anywhere in the world.