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Kaiser Permanente, Medical Office Building
Murrieta, CA
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We strive to continually evolve alongside clients, approaching each opportunity as passionate collaborators.  With the Kaiser Permanente Murrieta project, our team focused on high-performance design standards that efficiently use natural resources and support energy reduction to produce environments of resilience, wellness, and sustainability. 

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[logo] Creativity in Design to Enrich Lives

SLAM is an architecture firm with integrated construction services, landscape architecture, structural engineering, and interior design. We have an infinite drive to unlock and solve complex design problems. We strive to design exceptional places that inspire the people who inhabit them. Our design thinkers have a never-ending flow of ideas and energy across our offices in Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Glastonbury, CT, Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY. In short, we’re built around the exact services our clients need to take a building project from concept to completion, and to do it beautifully.

Our clients make the world a better place. At SLAM we create the places that make them smarter and more successful. 

The Design Thinkers Blog is our voice for ideas, inspiration and all the things that inspire and excite our diverse team. We are SLAM!

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Architect to CM. . .Going to the Dark Side

The thought of working on the contractor side of the industry wasn’t something new to me.  Earlier on in my career, I had investigated other opportunities where I could use my architectural knowledge and experience, outside of design, in roles such as owner’s rep, Construction Management (CM), facilities, but couldn’t make that jump.  - Matt Ciaglo

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SLAM Team Member Appointed Chair of CT GBC

GLASTONBURY, Conn., February 4, 2020 – Ross Spiegel, FAIA, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, LEED® AP, BD+C, a resident of Milford, CT, is a specifications coordinator for SLAM and was recently elected Chair of the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) Board of Directors for 2020.

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Greener Tools for Better Designs

I grew up around handsaws and hammers, two-by-fours and plywood, saw dust and the fresh scent of clear pine.  Thirty years later, I am an architect and design thinker at SLAM advocating for mass timber structural solutions, in part, because my grandfather was a woodworker, lumberjack, and union carpenter.  – Tim Applebee

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