Our Vision, Mission and Values

At the heart of everything we do

Our Vision is for ECD Architects to be a sector-leading architectural practice delivering low-energy buildings of outstanding design quality to clients in the public and private sectors. We aim to be the partner of choice for clients and the employer of choice for staff.

Our values set out below define our principles and priorities as an organisation. They guide what we do and how we do it.

Our Mission is to promote high quality design to provide sustainable solutions that exceed client expectations. We add value and achieve excellence through our pro-active approach to people and performance management and by sharing knowledge and expertise with clients and collaborators.


We Care

We’re friendly, open and approachable. We enjoy working together and encourage everyone to learn and develop their full potential. We’re professional, supportive and knowledgeable. We’re passionate about our work and take pride in what we do, how we do it and what we achieve.


We Achieve as a Team

We recognise that none of us is as smart as all of us. We value and appreciate every individual’s contribution to the success of the team. We respect one another’s views and treat each other fairly. We collaborate, sharing knowledge, expertise and opportunities to achieve more together.


We Improve

We’re creative, innovative and resourceful in seeking the best solutions for our clients. We’re open to new ideas and we see change as an opportunity. We set ourselves high goals and we try to exceed them. We ask for feedback and act on it to make sure our client services are always improving.


We Deliver

We take ownership for delivery on our commitments, to each other and to our clients. We focus our efforts on finding sustainable solutions to achieve results that balance the short and long term. We enhance our reputation by building long term relationships that support sustainable business success.