Helen Groves leads BDP’s education sector in the south west and works with the Bristol and Winchester studios. She is constantly challenging the way education clients think about learning spaces and showing how this leads to the creation of schools and university buildings of a kind unprecedented ten years ago.
Her approach is epitomised in Hampden Gurney School, which was shortlisted for the Stirling Prize.
"I was astonished by the interest and by the fact that so many thoughtful and intelligent people were willing to give up a huge part of their weekends to listen to and discuss ideas."
Ruth Gledhill, religion correspondent, The Times