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Carlo Scarpa: The Forgotten Master

Carlo Scarpa was endearingly called “Professor” and ironically, I have learned a great deal from his teachings, his drawings, and his work. His admiration for how the passage of time and nature are intertwined is to be revered. Perhaps, because he was a Venetian, Scarpa was extremely thoughtful in the study of water, the landscape and ground plane, and it’s influences on architecture. – Dean Ober

[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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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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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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Healthy Habits Earn SLAM Healthy Workplace Employer

SLAM has been recognized as an award-winning Healthy Workplace Employer for past two consecutive years, a longstanding goal of mine and the firms. - Tracy Herzer

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SLAM enters IIDA fashion show in haute "archtectural" couture

Look at any project we’ve completed, and you’ll see that employees at SLAM are a collaborative bunch – it’s literally in our name. But our knack for collaboration extends beyond the typical project-based team. - Emily Leyland

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Holidays with the SLAMily

So, I ask myself, ‘how much do people care about workplace traditions at the holidays’? For me, it’s a lot. - Marie Bonelli