BDP has had a studio in Sheffield since 1974 when Sir George Grenfell Baines, the company’s founder and then Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, created the Design Teaching Practice.
The studio’s work has been recognised with a number of awards including RIBA, RICS, BCO, BCSC, ICSC and RTPI.
Most recently we have worked successfully on a new local landmark at Blackburn Meadows, turning the old cooling towers’ site into an iconic new power station.
A new ‘health hub’ houses the Hull York Medical School, Faculty of Health and Social Care and the Applied Health Research Institute and provides a much needed social heart to establish and grow research in applied health within a state of the art clinical skills facility.
Our education design team in Sheffield has collaborated with a team of builders, architects and engineers to complete the refurbishment and extension of Oddfellows Hall.
As the importance of integrating social value into design increases Beth Bourrelly explores its effects on social cohesion, wellbeing and happiness.
Ged Couser looks at the challenges of designing cancer hospitals that facilitate the concept of team science in both research and treatment.
Birmingham NEC is to be repurposed into a temporary 4,000 bed emergency hospital for COVID-19 patients.
BDP is helping to deliver the NHS Nightingale Hospital in Harrogate, which entails converting the 10,253 sqm Harrogate Convention Centre into a temporary 500 level three critical care bed field hospital.
Architect Parisa Kanabar and director Stephen Marshall will present on the first day of this year’s Healthy City Design conference held at the Royal College of Physicians.
Details of a £30m masterplan by BDP to transform the area surrounding some of York’s most important and sensitive landmarks have been made public.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our friend and colleague Chris Green.