A chartered architect with over 30 years of varied experience ranging from the 44-storey Marriott Hotel in Warsaw, as a site architect, through a broad range of building types, including bespoke houses and apartments, sports, leisure and arts, bridges, electricity transmission towers, and urban planning.

Present and past activities include :

A member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), a Fellow and Advisory Council Member of the Royal Society of Arts; a Fellow and a Member of Fellows Committee of the 21st Century Trust ( now merged with Salzburg Global Seminar ); a Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects Panel of Competition Assessors, an advisor to UNESCO, an architectural/urban advisor to the mayor of Warsaw, an invited member of the London Borough of Islington Conservation and Design Panel and of London Borough of Brent Design Review Panel. An advisor to Amuru Futures Ltd ( Acholi people on Northern Uganda ) and to Lekki Beltway Concession Development Ltd in Nigeria. A founder-director of Studio E Architects Ltd and since 2001 of London based Studio Bednarski Ltd. Member of the British Group of IABSE ( International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering ).

A Rome Scholar with the British School at Rome, a Diploma Unit Master at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, an external examiner at the University of Cardiff Architecture School, and a visiting Professor of Architecture at Instituto Superior Politécnico José Antonio Echeverría, in Havana, Cuba. Lectures internationally and publishes on architecture, design of bridges, transportation, photovoltaics and energy efficient design, among others delivering the annual Millar Lecture for the Royal Society of Arts in Edinburgh.

Winner of a number of awards and commendations, including RIBA Awards and the Manser Medal 2001 for the best one-off house designed by an architect and built in the UK between 1998 and 2001. In 2006 won CITYSCAPE / ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW global award for community projects in emerging world ( from over 250 submissions ) for Kariobangi South project in Nairobi.

An outright winner in 20 UK and international architectural and urban design competitions, among them 10 bridges, a new structure adjacent to a 2000-year-old Roman arena in Nimes, France, master planning / building design for innovative affordable housing in Paris suburbs, a space syntax / desire line analysis and urban design for an area covering some 18 km2 of Central London along the route of the proposed Cross River Tram etc.

An invited participant in the Polish Section BBC World Service debate on Iraq, with Peace Nobel Prize winners including Lech Walesa and a Labour politician • consulted by Daimler Chrysler on Smart car design and its marketing in the UK • consulted by Toyota cars on car interior design • one of two UK architects invited to participate in the BRITISH COUNCIL Creative Industries Trade Missions to Japan and Poland • Architect for the Mahasaraswathi Educational and Ecological Foundation, Andhra Pradesh, India • Chief Consultant in Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscaping and Urban Aesthetics to Zwierzyniec Town Council ( historic garden town in SE Poland ) • Volunteer architectural advisor to the Sociological Research Centre of the SOLIDARITY Trade Union, Warsaw • In 2009 featured among 34 creative Londoners of Polish origins selected for LONDON CREATIVES POLISH ROOTS exhibition at the Museum of London.