The SLAM Collaborative Inc.

1880 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1301
(215) 564-9977
(215) 564-9889
Year Established 
About the Firm 
Heery is comprised of architects, engineers, interior designers, and landscape architects who deliver design services nationally. We have an impressive track record -- over one billion square feet of buildings and hundreds of planning and feasibility studies with an aggregate value in excess of $50 billion in construction cost. Statistics, however, aren't the only way to tell our story, and they don't indicate high standards, professionalism or frankly, passion. Creative, entrepreneurial solutions are the way Heery design creates design solutions for our clients. We are committed to a high standard of service to our clients. Common to every assignment, no matter the size, is a commitment to design which procreates low energy consumption, minimizes the impact of our buildings on their natural environment, maximizes the use of sustainable/renewable materials, and is effective and appropriate design. In October 2004, Heery International acquired the Philadelphia, Denver, Iowa City and Orlando offices of HLM Design.
Types of Work
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Special Services 
Sustainable Design
Virtual Reality
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Yale-New Haven Hospital; Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital; Yale University School of Medicine; Doylestown Hospital Master Plan, Doylestown Hospital Heart Institute, Doylestown, PA; Grand View Hospital Campus Expansion, Sellersville, PA; A.O. Fox Hospital, Oneonta, NY; Lancaster General Hospital Medical Office Building, Lancaster, PA; LGH Ambulatory Surgery Center & MOB, Health Campus, Lancaster, PA; Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Center for Health & Wellness, Hamilton, NJ; Mercy Philadelphia Emergency Department, Philadelphia, PA; St. Mary Medical Center Cancer Center, St. Mary Medical Center MRI, St. Christopher's Hospital MRI
2008 Envision Leadership Award for Sustainable Growth for Lancaster General Hospital; 2008 Excellence Award from ABC Keystone Chapter for Lancaster General Physicians Surgical Center; 2000-2009 Decade of Excellence Award for Wills Eye Hospital; Citation, Modern Healthcare / AIA Design Awards Program - 1998, Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago; Honorable Mention, Modern Healthcare / AIA Design Awards Program - 1997, Duke Clinic at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; AIA / ACA Exhibition of Architecture for Justice - 2002/2003, Dallas County Civil Courts George Allen Building, Dallas; Citation for Excellence, AIA / ACA Exhibition of Architecture for Justice - 2000, US Courthouse, Jacksonville, FL; Citation for Excellence, AIA / ACA Exhibition of Architecture for Justice - 2000, Osceola County Courthouse and Government Center, Kissimmee, FL; AIA / ACA Exhibition of Architecture for Justice - 1998, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Headquarters, Charlotte, NC; AIA / ACA Exhibition of Architecture for Justice - 1997/1998; York County and City of Poquoson Courthouse, Yorktown, VA; AIA / ACA Exhibition of Architecture for Justice - 1997, Sarasota County Judicial Center, Sarasota, FL; Citation, AIA / ACA Exhibition of Architecture for Justice - 1997, Howard H. Baker, Jr. US Courthouse, Knoxville, TN; Award for Excellence, Florida AIA - 1998, Orange County Courthouse, Orlando, FL; PRC Best Practice Award - 2002, Longmont United Hospital, Longmont, CO; PCI Design Award - 1998, Orange County Courthouse, Orlando; Excellence in Program Management / CMAA Award 2007 Lawrence High School; Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to Excellence in Federal Design, CMAA Jag Bhargava/ US GSA PBS Census Bureau Headquarters 2007; Top 50 Construction Project in Maryland / Montgomery County Correctional Center 2003; Accomplishments in Subcontracting with Small, Small Disadvantaged and Women-Owned Small Business / U.S. Department of Justice Certificate of Achievement 2006. Architecture Completed Projects: Citation / GSA Design Awards Oklahoma City Federal Building 2007; Architecture On-The-Boards Honor Award/ GSA Design Awards Peach Arch Port of Entry 2007; Preservation Citation / GSA Design Awards Howard M. Metzenbaum United States Courthouse 2007; Conservation Citation / GSA Design Awards United States Custom House 2007; Sustainability/Workplace Environment Citation / GSA Design Awards Census Bureau Headquarters 2007. Engineering and Technology Citation / GSA Design Awards Patent and Trademark Headquarters 2007. Construction Excellence / GSA Design Awards Food and Drug Administration 2007.
Primary Contact: 
John C. Castner, AIA, LEED AP
John C. Castner, AIA, LEED AP; Will Newbold, AIA, Dawn Thornton, RA
J.C. Castner, Will Newbold
Robin Dubord
Shane Kane
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