Established in 2008 by Benita Cooper, and based in Philadelphia, PA, and Haddonfield, NJ, BCD is a full-service firm offering a complete menu of architectural and interior design and construction management services. Benita is a Registered Architect in PA and NJ and a LEED Accredited Design Professional, and holds an MArch from Harvard University, and BA in Architecture and BA in Art from University of Washington. Her professional experience began in 1995; her work has been recognized by awards from American Institute of Architects and American Architectural Foundation, and has been featured in Harvard Design Magazine, Architectural Record, Society of American Registered Architects Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Foobooz and Eater. Benita has taught at University of Washington and University of Pennsylvania. Besides designing, Benita enjoys painting and swimming with her husband and sons. You can view some of her artwork here. She is also the Founder and President of an internationally recognized non-profit organization called The Best Day of My Life So Far.

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