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Programming & Planning

Our team of design thinkers have an infinite drive to solve complex design problems in new and creative ways.  A force of energy, our team actively listens, probes, talks and plans. We explore, exchange ideas, and iterate solutions with our clients. SLAM’s discovery-driven planning method guides our signature charettes, diving deep with clients and stakeholders. A messy but key phase where shared ideas are unlocked, hurdles are overcome, innovation flows, and the big idea is synthesized.

Drawing on a medley of data-driven benchmarking tools, performance metrics, and human behaviors, we create spaces that allow our clients to thrive, to excel, to lead.

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WORK

Check out some samples of our work below.

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UMass Memorial Medical Center
University and Memorial Campuses, Renovation and Redesign
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Emory University
Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins Building
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The Lexington School
Master Plan and Implementation
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SLAM design-build team completes lighthouse surgery center

Hartford, Conn. – Jan. 15, 2020 – S/L/A/M Construction Services (SLAM CS) and the design-build team, joined Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, a member of Trinity Health Of New England, on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the 35,000-square foot, $26 million Lighthouse Surgery Center at 129 Woodland Street in Hartford.

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SLAM-Designed Rutgers University Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering Receives LEED Gold Certification

Glastonbury, Conn., December 10, 2019 —Completed in August 2018, the new Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering at Rutgers University on the Busch campus, has recently received LEED™ Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

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SLAM Designs Leo H. Meehan School of Business at Stonehill College, Supports New Program to Meet Emerging 21st Century Careers

EASTON, MA, December 4, 2019 - The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) recently completed the programming, planning, and design for the new $30 million Leo J. Meehan School of Business, offering 65,000-square feet of cutting-edge technology, adaptive classrooms and collaboration spaces attuned to innovation and flexibility.