BDP has been involved in projects in China since 2007. Our studio in Shanghai opened in 2010 to support these projects and BDP has now developed a long term strategy for continuing to work here. Our team of dedicated professionals has expertise in the design of projects across most sectors and the capability to develop detailed design solutions.
We work closely with users, clients and the community to create special places for living, working, shopping, culture and learning. Our expertise covers residential, retail, commercial, education, leisure, transport, and healthcare sectors.
BDP brings skills involved in the design of great buildings and environments into a single, managed service.
Our team in China comprises masterplanners and urbanists, architects and landscape architects and we also have access to the combined expertise of all of BDP professionals including, interior designers, engineers, urbanists, sustainability experts, lighting designers and acoustics specialists to deliver a truly integrated way of working — resulting in high quality, effective and inspiring built spaces.
We adhere to a very simple design approach placing the user at the heart of the design process which shapes the architectural, functional and social concept within each project.
The landmark regeneration and conservation of one of the world’s oldest coal-fired power stations will create a modern and vibrant retail-led mixed-use development, where heritage buildings will be interconnected by a new linear museum to celebrate its iconic past.
The New Pujiang Centre is a district-level project which forms part of the Minhang 2035 masterplan.
The regeneration of the former Baowu steelworks is based on key urban planning concepts and aims to be a landmark in urban renewal - promoting industrial regeneration and providing a new leisure and tourist destination, whilst retaining the former steel works’ important industrial heritage and unique character.
The Xuelang Town Future Centre project is located in the Economic Development Zone of Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, with a GFA of approximately 260,000 sqm, of which the above-ground GFA is approximately 125,000 sqm and the underground GFA is approximately 135,000 sqm.
Located in Shanghai, China, the new development for CTTQ creates a smart and eco-friendly workplace of 1,860,000 sqm, featuring two primary R&D centres, an administrative building, a conference centre and an living apartment alongside canteens, gyms and display areas.
The 185m high China South Steel headquarters building is a Grade A comprehensive business headquarters building with a total investment of approximately RMB 2.24 billion.
The concept includes IKEA as unique anchor store plus a hypermarket, and further anchor store, international and domestic fashion retailers, substantial restaurant & cafe offers, electronic and sports destinations, cinema and other entertainment venues.
Suzhou District Planning Exhibition Hall is an 8000 sq m exhibition facility within the Suzhou Science and Technology Smart City.
The new Baowu Steel Group HQ in Pazhou, China has received government approval and is now advancing to the construction phase. The BDP designed Grade A business headquarters will offer riverside views from all floors, with terraces that bring the dramatic external setting of the river and the adjacent steelworks rooftop, inside.
In this report, we invite members from our global multidisciplinary collective to share their insights on a key design consideration for successful high-density living in their cities, and the value it can bring.
The groundbreaking ceremony for Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical Group’s (CTTQ) new headquarters in Hongqiao, Shanghai, has taken place.
In almost every existing office there are a number of straightforward, low-cost steps that can be taken to reduce energy consumption.
Multidisciplinary design practice, BDP is launching a new initiative it is calling BDP City Observatory; an industry think tank, organised with the Academy of Urbanism (AoU) to explore multiple issues facing global cities.
Achieving Net-Zero Labs report examines how we can reduce the carbon impact of laboratory buildings while also meeting the energy demands and technical requirements of science projects.
BDP has been appointed to design the Jiabao Smart Bay Future City Practice Zone, a new smart and sustainable city neighbourhood in Shanghai.
BDP has been appointed to deliver the urban regeneration masterplan for the former steelworks site in Chongqing, China.