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SLAM Landscape Architecture & Planning Studio Expands West, to Denver

DENVER, CO, December 2, 2020 – The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), a national multi-disciplinary design firm, takes the next step in its strategic plan to grow the integrated practice across nine offices, with the expansion of the SLAM Landscape Architecture & Planning Studio (LA&P) to 1900 Grant Street, Denver. This location is part of a recent acquisition of five CBRE | Heery architectural design studios, focused on healthcare, sports facilities and justice, adding to SLAM’s existing education, corporate, healthcare and sports/recreation expertise.

[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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Navigating a Successful Summer Internship at SLAM

I am Rebecca Kravec, a rising fifth-year architecture student at Auburn University, entering my final summer of architecture undergraduate school. I consider the internship a critical part of my educational experience.  Having previously completed two internships, I knew some of the qualities that I was looking for in an architecture firm. At Auburn’s architecture career fair, I discovered that SLAM had all these qualities, making them a great fit for me!

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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. - Cynthia Martinez

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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