1/ We do things differently as architects, urban designers, and engagement specialists.
While we're proud of our award-winning designs, what sets us apart is our commitment to working closely with communities.
2/ Understanding communities through observational research and direct engagement
We draw on our body of research and are leading experts in child-friendly design and youth engagement.
3/ Our unique approach positions us as strong partners for a wide range of projects, spanning small scale co-design to regeneration masterplans.
Put simply, we know how to work with children and young people and how to make sure their input has a positive impact on your project.
Years delivering social value
People engaged with
Bespoke research methods
Policy guidance roles
ZCD have initiated and designed the youth engagement process for the entire project, led each of the sessions and tours, and distilled the resulting feedback into a form which is powerful, insightful and can directly steer the design.
Director at Levitt Bernstein Architects
ZCD have created, coordinated and facilitated a very intensive and inclusive programme of engagement and ensured everyone has had a voice. Further, the project has had very tangible positive impacts on the lives of members outside of the process itself, it is the most impactful engagement our team has ever undertaken.
Director of Public Affairs, Social Impact and Community Relations at ECDC
Luke Kon | Evelyn Salt | Will Young | Molly Judge | Zivile Volbikaite | Daniel Lam | George Wallis | Mei Coong | Rosa Appleby Alis | Ashleigh Paige Fielding | Gordon Boyd | Sophie Fraser Hafter | Laura Mark | Eve Olson | Jack Taylor
A New Direction
Earls Court Development Company
Kensington & Chelsea Council
Mount Pleasant Association
Museum of London
Royal Institute British Architects
Royal Town Planning Institute
Town and Country Planning Association
Waltham Forest Council