BDP is a sponsor of the 2016 London Planning Summit which seeks to address the challenges that planners face to deliver a fairer and more affordable city and asks how planners can work creatively to address these challenges.
BDP has won an international competition to design a new library in the Jiangbei district of Nanjing. The winner was chosen from six competitors and responds to the rich and distinctive character of Nanjing while boosting Jiangbei’s presence as an up-and-coming cultural area.
The revitalised Old Town Hall at Oldham opens to the public today. The Grade II listed building has been transformed into a cinema and restaurant complex, and is now a symbol of regeneration within the new cultural at the heart of the town centre.
The Construction Leadership Council has launched its new website to promote itself as one of the top industry councils in the UK. BDP’s chairman David Cash has been a member of the council since September 2015 with responsibility for leading the Exports and Trade work stream.
A new community hub at Mulberry Park in Bath has been given planning consent. The £10m building, for not for profit housing association Curo, located on a former MoD site will be home to a new primary school, children’s nursery and state-of-the-art community facilities.
Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool won the Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award last night at the British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards.
The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia was announced as Best of the Best, as well as the national winner of the Corporate Workplace category at this year’s British Council for Offices (BCO) Awards on 4 October.
Chairman David Cash will present Designing Cities as Places for People at this year’s Architecture Conference & Expo in Transylvania. Using the city of Liverpool as an example he will show how key BDP projects, completed over a 20 year period, have contributed to the city’s successful revitalisation.
Manchester studio is delighted to host an evening with artist Wolfgang Buttress who will talk about the Hive, the centrepiece of the multi-award winning UK Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo, and its recent relocation to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Lighting director Colin Ball will host an evening of ideas organised by the International Association of Lighting Designers in BDP’s London studio where the focus will be on the stunning brushed aluminium projection wall.
BDP’s in-house communications team has been recognised at the inaugural Archiboo Web Awards winning the award for Best Use of Technology. The practice was shortlisted in three categories including Best Home Page and Best Use of Social Media.