design thinkers blog


We work smart and engage in critical design dialogue across our disciplines to yield the best ideas that translate into our clients’ reality. It’s earned us client trust across our full spectrum of expertise in Education, Healthcare, and Corporate Facilities. We understand the complexities and competition facing knowledge-driven clients. Our ideas succeed when they actively impact the future of organizations, shape minds, inspire innovation, and lead to strategic outcomes. SLAM leads the way in unlocking complex architectural design and construction projects.

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We have an infinite drive to solve complex architectural design problems. We are built around the exact services our clients need to take a project from concept to completion and do it beautifully.

The Civil Engineering Studio brings a specialized expertise and creativity to address site infrastructure challenges identified in the Planning Study and Master Planning process. 

SLAM’s Construction Services is built on the concept of team building, cooperation and inclusion; breaking the norms and conventions of traditional CM delivery methods.

Over 22 years ago, we introduced a better way to build. We provide clients with a single source of responsibility to design and build their projects.

Our Interior Architecture Design team creates solutions deeply integrated within architecture.  Our projects are recognized for their ability to translate the owner’s vision, image and brand in the built environment.

Our lab planners are immersed in tomorrow’s research environments. Whether a client is conducting research in a corporate complex, academic lab, or a clinical healthcare facility, we design their space appropriately.

Our Landscape Architecture and Planning Studio focuses on innovative design and comprehensive master planning.  Resilience, wellness, sustainable architecture and smart growth are woven into our work. 

SLAM Pre-Construction Services offers a full spectrum of services, including cost estimating, phasing and logistic plans, cash-flow analysis, project scheduling, constructability and quality control reviews.

Programming and planning are critical steps in any building project. Our team of design thinkers have an infinite drive to solve complex design problems in new and creative ways.

Our engineers use state-of-the-art technologies to analyze, design and specify structures, while respecting schedules, collaborating across disciplines, and remaining sensitive to sustainability issues.