AN UNDERSTANDING OF PEOPLE, AND HOW THE PUBLIC INTERACTS WITH BUILDINGS, IS CRITICAL TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL CULTURAL PROJECTS.
We have the requisite skills and experience to design and deliver world class, award winning projects across the full spectrum of the culture and leisure sector.
We have worked for many of the most revered cultural institutions including highly successful concert halls, theatres, museums and visitor attractions.
Many of these projects involve the retention and refurbishment of much loved existing buildings, preserving and enhancing their character whilst discreetly adapting them, both functionally and technically, to make them fit for purpose in the 21st century.
A melodic adventure for children ages 6 months to 7 years.
A new architectural icon for an historic townscape. We won this international competition with a distinctive oval design. Our 1200-seat auditorium rises through the centre of the oval to deliver a striking outline in pre-patinated copper.
Complete refurbishment of the Central Saloon and galleries 37-40, including new roofs and the incorporation of highly sophisticated services.
An important new cultural hub as well as a major new visitor attraction. The new 3,500 sq m (37,700 sq ft) Museum inspired by traditional ‘lodberrry’ buildings, and utilises old boatsheds
The building consists of banqueting, conference and exhibition space and creates a new public space which overlooks the lake.
Modernising the most popular museum in the UK outside London.
The redevelopment of the Category-A listed concert hall offering additional public space and reconfigured existing rooms and a major upgrade to the 1,300-seat main auditorium.
BDP has been appointed to design the new Montessori Children’s Centre in The Hague, Netherlands.
We have been appointed to design the Westergouwe Community Centre - a mixed use development consisting of a primary school, amenities, sports and affordable housing in Gouda, Netherlands.
As part of our masterplan for the broader regeneration of Bolton, our designs to reinvent the market town of Farnworth as a prominent cultural, residential and retail destination have been approved by Bolton council’s planning committee.
Human Space and BDP Quadrangle collaborated to reimagine a typical accessible suite to demonstrate how beautiful universal design can be.
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.
The RIBA has announced its regional awards shortlisted and five projects delivered by our architect team are in the running for awards.
Following this year’s opening of our studio in Liverpool director Mark Braund reflects on the lasting impact of Liverpool One and how the city continues to evolve.
Lighting designers Lora Kaleva and Colin Ball research the neurobiological effects of the colour red and ask if it’s time to rebrand red light for a warmer, more comfortable night time environment.