ON JULY 21, 2014, SLATERPAULL ANNOUNCED ITS MERGER WITH HORD COPLAN MACHT. WE HAVE FOUND LIKE-MINDED PARTNERS WHO SHARE OUR HIGH STANDARDS OF QUALITY AND DESIGN AS WELL AS THE MISSION OF IMPROVING LIVES AND COMMUNITIES. BY COMBINING OUR PEOPLE, RESOURCES, EXPERIENCE AND PASSION WE CAN CREATE BETTER PLACES TO LIVE, LEARN AND HEAL.

 
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OUR MISSION

Our mission continues to design high quality environments through a collaborative and interactive process with our clients and partners.


OUR DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

We believe that design is an act of optimism that expresses hope for the future. We strive for design excellence and innovation with a collaborative process that will make the world a better place to live in now and for generations to come. 

Our design philosophy arises from our mission to Design for a Sustainable Future.  This means that we are committed to create Architecture that makes the world a better place to live in, now and for generations yet to come.  We believe that inspirational design, integrated with environmental responsibility, leads to inspiring and healthy places.  

Together, with our expanded team of architects, landscape architects, planners, and interior designers, we strive for quality design which will, through the clarity of ideas and sensitivity to the environment, produce a compelling project. We integrate our client’s goals into buildings, landscapes and land plans that will be a delight to the end user.

The essence of our client-driven approach to every project is built upon these tenets of our design philosophy:


Timeless

We are guided by integrity to create designs that will last and be loved.  This is a challenge in a world that is ever changing.  We accomplish this by attention to details in ways that encourage the highest levels of flexibility, durability, performance and appreciation.


Context

Our designs capture the spirit and vitality of the surrounding context, focusing on the integration of the project goals with the heritage of the built and natural environment.  From client to client the context may vary—it may be geographic, stylistic, cultural or historical—but we always produce designs inspired by the surroundings reflecting the unique communities they serve.


Innovation

Our inherent nature is to be creative and artistic problem solvers.  Consequently, we investigate design concepts that incorporate innovative ideas on flexibility, life-enhancing technology and leading edge design.  Our goal is to craft forward-thinking environments for our clients that provide longer building life-cycles, a higher return on investment and visionary settings for human interaction.


Collaboration

We believe that only through a collaborative process can excellent design be achieved.  To that end, we are open and inclusive, welcoming inspiration from all.  Creating remarkable places requires a high degree of empathy and a knack for helping clients take creative risks.  We accomplish this by being responsive to the users and by challenging the status quo.