Welcome to Sidara

We advocate for the world as we would our home.

Our Story

Around the world, change is happening at an unprecedented pace – challenging the human capacity to adjust, evolve and prosper. To build a better world where people and communities can thrive, we need imagination, commitment, determination, and resilience.

These are our values at Sidara, where we find our purpose in advocating for our planet and people, creating with humanity at the core, and bravely pushing the boundaries with every challenge.

As a global network of specialist firms, we are uniquely positioned to tackle the world’s biggest, most ambitious, and most critical challenges – and we’ve been entrusted with some of the most complex and iconic projects in the world. But we’re not just delivering solutions. We’re changing how people live, inspiring global impact, and making room for cultures to shine. We're unifying communities, strengthening economies, and elevating our quality of life. We’re creating visionary environments where humanity and nature coexist. We’re building a world that feels more like home. Pushing the limits of what is possible, Sidara is the home for human endeavor.

Our Vision

As the home for human endeavor, our mission is very clear – to elevate the human experience, advance sustainability, and ignite transformation through innovation.

Each day finds us tackling the world’s biggest, most ambitious, and most critical challenges – and each day we are striving for long-term human and social advancement.

Our livability, sustainability, and digital solutions help us to create visionary environments where humanity and nature coexist, and where sustainability is at the very heart of the built environment.

Our Values

Together, we advocate for a better world and aspire to create a positive impact for humanity.

This purpose cascades into all areas of our work. Every aspect is undertaken with care and intention to make the world feel more intimate, supportive, familiar, and ever evolving.

We lead with imagination, commitment, determination, and resilience, to take on the world’s most critical challenges — building a world that welcomes all, that is home to all.

20,500

Employees

Every member of Sidara contributes to making the place we all call home, a better place to be.

60

Countries

Our impact spans over 60 countries around the world.

23

Companies

Our companies have their own unique cultures and specialties, yet all belong to something much bigger.

308

Offices

Located in major cities across the planet, we’re changing how people live, inspiring global impact, and making room for cultures to shine.

Our History

Our award-winning brands are some of the most well-known and trusted in the industry. Over the decades we’ve grown into a global collaborative of businesses, responding to the needs of our clients who are looking to solve some of the world’s biggest and most critical challenges.

1986

Our collaborative begins

Architecture and design firm Perkins&Will joins Sidara—the first in a number of strategic partnerships.

1989

Increasingly global reach

TYLin International, a US civil and structural engineering firm, joins Sidara, increasing its stronghold in the US and opening up new opportunities in Asia.

1990

Entry into the UK market

Sidara makes its third acquisition, UK-based Penspen, an engineering, operations, integrity and maintenance services company for the oil and gas industry.

2007

Opportunities in global aviation sector

Sidara acquires leading US airport and aviation planning consultancy firm Landrum & Brown, opening up the aviation sector in China, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

2009

Enhancing infrastructure expertise

The Collaborative further expands its US building system design presence by acquiring Integral Group.

2009

Enhancing infrastructure expertise

Sidara acquires American firm Ross & Baruzzini, enhancing its engineering, technology consulting and architectural expertise and capabilities in the aviation, education, government, healthcare and mission critical industries.

2012

Pioneering through acquisitions

Sidara acquires the UK-based consultancy firm Currie & Brown, which in 2016 itself acquired Sweett Group plc to complement and enhance the Collaborative’s existing project management offering, whilst also increasing its foothold in existing and new markets.

2013

Enhancing infrastructure expertise

Sidara acquires Italian engineering company Maffeis, providing specialist engineering services for Tension Membrane/Fabric Structures and ETFE foil designs for long span structural applications such as stadia covers, facades and retractable roofs.

2017

A new strategic partnership

Sidara enters a strategic partnership with GPO Group, an international multi sector engineering company, offering planning, design and operation services for transportation, building, environment and automotive projects.

2018

A new strategic direction

The Collaborative acquires a strategic 25.9% equity stake in Worley.

2021

Solutions for structures

Sidara acquires Silman, a leading privately held structurally engineering firm based in New York.

2022

Consolidating capabilities in innovative engineering

Integral Group and Ross & Baruzzini merge together to form Introba.

2022

Expanding water consultancy services

Sidara acquires Greeley and Hansen, an environmental engineering firm specializing in water and wastewater engineering and utility management consulting.

2023

A new frontier in building analytics

Sidara acquires a majority stake in CopperTree Analytics.

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Collaboration is core to our success and we're here to help you find solutions to your most pressing challenges. Together, we can achieve more for our communities, change how people live, and inspire global impact.

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