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Programming & Planning

Our team of design thinkers have an infinite drive to solve complex design problems in new and creative ways.  A force of energy, our team actively listens, probes, talks and plans. We explore, exchange ideas, and iterate solutions with our clients. SLAM’s discovery-driven planning method guides our signature charettes, diving deep with clients and stakeholders. A messy but key phase where shared ideas are unlocked, hurdles are overcome, innovation flows, and the big idea is synthesized.

Drawing on a medley of data-driven benchmarking tools, performance metrics, and human behaviors, we create spaces that allow our clients to thrive, to excel, to lead.

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WORK

Check out some samples of our work below.

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UMass Memorial Medical Center
University and Memorial Campuses, Renovation and Redesign
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Emory University
Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins Building
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The Lexington School
Master Plan and Implementation
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Consider the future of the workplace from the employee perspective

To think beyond the safe, coordinated and mandated guidelines that businesses across the nation will adhere to when returning to the workplace, as interior architects/designers, we are discovering there is one critical component missing: engaging employees on how they envision their future workplace.

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SLAM and Trinity College partner on new Hartford Innovation Center

HARTFORD, Conn., June 2, 2020 – The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) is proud to announce the successful completion of Trinity College’s new Innovation Center at One Constitution Plaza in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, across from the school’s Liberal Arts Action Lab. SLAM’s design-build team partnered with the College to help envision a space for boundary-crossing collaboration and creativity, and home to the academic/corporate partnership with InfoSys, a Digital Health CT accelerator, and new innovation and entrepreneurship programs for students.

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Feeling WELL in our buildings

Before I ventured into the architecture and design world, I worked as an Account Manager for a global advertising agency in NYC. The industry is known to be extremely demanding. I worked long hours, late into the night, but I was fresh out of college and didn’t know any better. I also didn’t know that my workplace environment was not conducive to supporting the demands of our work. - Eleana Lynch