Tom is a Design Director specialising in commercial sectors and urban regeneration projects with responsibility for the overall design integrity of projects.
Initially focused on large international developments, he is now a Director based at the Birmingham office and is heavily involved in the conceptual development of schemes across all commercial sectors. Tom’s role spans inception and feasibility stages to the conceptual development and design champion roles through delivery stages.
His wide sector experience ranges from on Urban Regeneration and Placemaking, Retail and Leisure to Residential and Office design and he is currently the lead for Urbanism, Retail and Residential for the Birmingham Studio.
Former president of the Birmingham Architectural Association, Tom continues to support the Birmingham School of Architecture and local community initiatives.
Mixed residential and commercial development in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter Conservation area of Birmingham.
Demolition of part of the existing buildings on the Site and all appropriate site clearance works, followed by the comprehensive refurbishment and extension of part of the existing buildings on the Site for offices with associated vehicle parking, storage areas and amenities for use and the construction on the Amenity Areas of the Amenity Works.
This development of over 370 buy-to-rent 1 and 2 bedroom apartments is located in the Highgate area of Birmingham.
167 apartments creating a landmark development on the Southern entrance to Coventry.
BDP designed the UK's first carbon-neutral bus station. The building retained significant amounts of the superstructure allowing it to be wrapped in a modern, sustainable envelope. The design includes LED lighting, mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, air source heat pumps, and 750 square metres of solar panels.
The first phase of the development will regenerate a disused industrial area along Meadow Lane and the former Diary Crest site, adjacent to the River Trent.
The Boardwalk Mall will be a new district shopping centre servicing the prosperous Dubai Hills community within the Al Quoz area.
Community consultation drives urban regeneration. We designed a mixed-use retail-led scheme featuring a major public open space, 49,237 sq m (530,000 sq ft) of retail space, 80 shops, 17 cafés and restaurants, 1000 car parking spaces and 117 apartments.