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The Environmental Design Studio (TEDS) is an award-winning trans-disciplinary design practice.

 We design + research ways to make the natural + built 
environment more resilient to the impacts of climate change. 

As seen in:
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The Flood Resilient Garden 

- Chelsea Flower Show 2024 - 

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“We're at the start of
the climate decade...
the ideas in this book are exactly what we should be doing to adapt."

Emma Howard Boyd

UK Commissioner to the Global Commission on Adaptation & 

Former chair of the Environment Agency

The 'Hazard + Hope' Initiative

Informing and inspiring adaptation and resilience to a changing climate



A free to access educational series, which includes:


  • What makes up flood water?

  • How to make your home more flood resilient?

  • How to find out your flood risk context?

  • How to make your kitchen more flood resilient?

  • How to make your kitchen more flood resilient?

  • How to make a cafe more flood resilient?


 What makes up 

 flood water ? 

Showcasing real life success stories of flood resilient homes and businesses

" It's like 

Grand Design's,

but for flooding and resilience "

Ocean Water

The Climate
Creatives Challenge

Meet "FLO" the Climate Camper

A fully electric VW ID Buzz campervan, available
to rent from February 2024. A TEDS initiative
to support and enable low carbon adventuring. 

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We specialise in climate resilient design. The projects and initiatives we work on span from the catchment, community, street, plot and human scale.

Resilient Design


A key way in which we engage with at risk communities and innovate on climate adaptation is through design research. We work on private and publicly funded studies.

Design Research