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SLAM opens new office in Providence, RI

Providence, Rhode Island, June 8, 2021 — Nationally ranked A/E/C firm, SLAM (The S/L/A/M Collaborative), with offices in California, Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania, adds Rhode Island to the roster, expanding its services to One Davol Square, a former mill building converted to first class office space, in the heart of Providence’s Jewelry District.

[DT logo] Creativity in Design to Enrich Lives

The Design Thinkers Blog presents the diverse viewpoints of our team members. We hope you enjoy their perspective and ideas on all the things that inspire and excite them.  We are SLAM!

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SLAM Construction Services team member attains CPE designation

Glastonbury, CT., July 21, 2021 – S/L/A/M Construction Services (SLAM CS) is pleased to announce that Nate Bernier, CPE, LEED AP, senior associate and chief estimator, has fulfilled the requirements for Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) designation, as determined by the American Society of Professional Estimators.

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SLAM healthcare welcomes Tom Lam to the Boston team

Boston, MA, June 28, 2021 – Thomas “Tom” Lam, AIA, LEED AP, has joined SLAM (The S/L/A/M Collaborative) as an associate principal and healthcare practice leader for the firm’s Boston office, overseeing the firm’s healthcare practice from planning and design through construction for clients throughout the Northeast, with a strong focus on greater Boston. Tom and Gabriel “Gabe” Comstock, AIA, senior associate and healthcare designer will team to help build on the current growth of SLAM’s healthcare practice.

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Year in Review – NEW ENGLAND MATERIAL COST & LEAD TIME

Last Spring, SLAM Construction Services’ estimating team began monitoring material costs and lead times monthly. Through communication with…

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How Builders Can Leverage Technology to Develop Smart Labs

The utilization of technology in laboratories and life science facilities has increased its prevalence and impact over the past decade. Lab automation, for example, is expected to represent an $8.4 billion market by 2026, up from $4.8 billion in 2018. - Jeff Talka and Todd Boucher

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Purpose of Place: Fast forward to the new multiformat meeting

As we continue to talk about the purpose of Place in a post-COVID world, it is important to reflect on why certain activities take place during the workday and how the physical and virtual environments can support them. Meetings, for example, are an ancient ritual. - Monika Avery