Dipesh is an architect and urban designer and leads BDP Pattern, our sports and entertainment division.
He has over 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors and has led projects in Europe, North and South America, Asia and the Middle East. Recent projects include the design of Everton FC Stadium, two stadia and masterplans for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Doha, Qatar and eight venues for the Pan-American and Para-Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru, which include several multi-sports halls and outdoor sports facilities.
He brings this wealth of experience to every project, and will oversee the development of BDP Pattern to ensure best practice and innovation.
Al Rayyan is known in Qatar as the ‘gateway to the desert’ and for its strong connection to the country’s traditional culture and heritage.
A spectacular 63,000-capacity stadium set to host the AFC Asian Cup in 2023.
Education City Stadium is an ultra-modern facility designed to host the Quarter Finals of the FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament in Doha, Qatar. This will be the second World Cup Stadium to be designed alongside Al Rayyan Stadium.
The lively streets of Callao and the vibrant spirit of the Chalacos, the people of Callao, serve as the inspiration for the improvements to this building, one that that will continue to be used by elite competitors and the local community for years to come.
The inspiration for the Polideportivo is based on Callao’s rich nautical heritage and identity. It embodies the citizens’ strong connection to the sea.
The ocean waves on the façade of VIDENA Aquatic Centre to highlight the symbolism of the sea and its relevance for the City of Lima.
The inspiration for this project is reflected at the base of the VIDENA Athletic Stadium and the Bowling Centre, as well as in the light fabric roof of the Athletic Stadium and metal facade of the Bowling Centre.
Theatricality and drama are celebrated in this purpose-built gymnastics arena.
The masterplan of the VIDENA sports park was part of the redeveloped strategy for the 2019 PanAmerican and Para-pan American Games.
This design responds to the city’s unique climate and incredible skyscapes.
For decades, sports infrastructure has been in an escalating race to deliver ever-more elaborate, costly and ostentatious venues that deliver the best fan experiences. For wealthy nations, this is a legitimate choice but for the less wealthy, it is not an option.