Potter League for Animals Middletown, RI

Potter League for Animals


Client: Potter League for Animals
Architect: ARQ Architects
Total Sq. Footage: 21,000

Potter League for Animals is a non-profit organization and operating Animal Shelter. The Potter League project is a registered LEED program consisting of a new 21,000 square foot facility built on an existing and confined site. The animal shelter remained open to the public with little disruption throughout the sequencing of demolition and construction phases. There is a medical wing, along with classrooms, training rooms with soundproofing to sooth the animals, use of natural light to preserve normal cycle of the animals and dog and cat adoption wings.


  • Registered LEED Project – Gold Award Target
  • Energy efficiency including building envelope rainwater collection and reuse, vegetated roof, high efficiency mechanical systems
  • Certified woods , formaldehyde free and high recycled product content
  • Waste management control and recycling
  • Functioning and operating facility during construction
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Constructibility review and value engineering
  • Environmentally sensitive and confine site
  • Low bid selection yet less than 2% change order