We are leaders in the higher education sector, consistently creating inspiring learning environments. Gavin Elliott, head of education
Designing for higher education continues to form a significant proportion of our work. Education is increasingly recognised as a primary catalyst for social and economic development and this is reflected in our growing portfolio of projects.
We create student centred learning environments that promote interaction and address a range of needs from general teaching hubs through to specialist faculty buildings.
Our commitment to a user centred design ethos, our very strong sense of place and the adoption of innovative design technologies, such as design for manufacture assembly and low carbon timber structures, has continued to see our workload flourish.
Sue was appointed Chair for BDP’s North Region in 2019 and is responsible for guiding the strategy for our Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Leeds, and Liverpool studios. She is also our Sector Head for Education in the north of England having designed and deliver some of our most innovative and award winning education projects.
Andrew Loke advocates considered masterplanning for cohesive, sustainable development in South East Asia, to maintain the ecological balance and reinforce the natural heritage of the region.
Sheffield Hallam University has appointed three partner suppliers to form the Hallam Alliance, a ground-breaking new construction industry procurement and delivery model which aims to inspire change in the industry.
John Roycroft celebrates the protean engineering properties, structural efficiency, beauty and positive carbon impact of wood as a building material.
Plans have been approved for the refurbishment of the former Students’ Union building on the Manchester Metropolitan University’s city centre campus, paving the way for a new Institute of Sport.
BDP has reported its highest turnover to date at £106.8M with a pre-tax profit of £9.5M.
Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester has been named Building of the Year by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
The Architect’s Journal has revealed that three of our recently completed projects have been shortlisted for AJ Architecture Awards.
Daniel Walder advocates designing schools for a more blended approach to the social and academic aspects, with spaces that encourage and enhance social interaction as part of the school experience.