“We create exciting environments that support the creative output of the entertainment industry bringing design excellence, acoustic performance and technical integration within content-secure facilities.”
Caroline Robbie and Jeff Hardy, co-heads of Hedia Environments
Our media team creates exciting environments that support the creative output of the entertainment industry bringing design excellence, acoustical performance and technical integration within content-secure facilities.
We are building spaces where digital creatives want to work. We enjoy a reputation for being world leading media environment designers through facilities in all aspects of content creation, production and the creative workplaces that support them. We work with some of the most respected media groups in the industry such as Netflix, CBS Paramount, Hudson Pacific, Hackman Capital, Rogers Media, Company, Streamland and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
As architects and designers, we integrate technical expertise, design creativity and business acumen with exceptional service. Our portfolio since 1986 has demonstrated our ability to create exciting, effective projects that support the output of the entertainment industry.
When Canadian telecom giant Rogers Communications moved to consolidate their Sportsnet studios at their main campus in downtown Toronto, BDP Quadrangle designed a new space dedicated to the iconic Hockey Night in Canada programming.
Deluxe occupies a three-storey space in a renovated 1990s data centre that contains open concept workspaces, a welcoming atrium and highly specialised post-production facilities for movies and videos.
In stark contrast to the widely accepted design principle of the democratisation of light, Stereo D is a 3D conversion studio with open workspaces that need to be nearly dark to facilitate rendering.
House of Cool, an animation company with a unique niche in digital storyboards, lives up to its name in its new home at the Toronto Waterfront Daniels City of the Arts.
A Big House for the Arts. This building has a multi functional programme for art and drama based activity.
Artscape offices plus workshop spaces alongside new events space, meeting rooms, kitchen and common spaces.
An iconic office building symbolising Toronto as a leader in the film industry, this four-storey office and production building was developed to support a large scale studio complex.
Jeff is a principal, co-head of the media environments team and head of retail and special projects for our North American studios, designing and executing on projects that combine inspired design, advanced technology and complex scheduling challenges.
To find out more about our Media Environments work and recent projects have a look at their latest brochure.
In this era of rapid technological advancement and ever-evolving media consumption patterns, traditional office buildings and other underused properties are finding new life and purpose through adaptive transformation. These once-static buildings are being reshaped into dynamic media spaces that house broadcasting facilities, media hubs, pre- and post-production studios, and a host of other creative media environments. This transformative trend presents real opportunities for revitalising underused assets in today's challenging real estate market.
An open house sign on a front lawn stirs our imagination as we envision ourselves in the home for sale, curious about how its family lives and whether the house might suit us too.
Discover how BDP’s media environments team collaborated with Rogers Sports & Media and the design team to renovate two existing office buildings into an all-encompassing new home for SportsNet Studios.
BDP has been appointed to deliver the regeneration and adaptive reuse of the historic Typhoo Wharf factory in Digbeth, creating a modern, technologically advanced office and studio space for the BBC, that will be a catalyst for wider district regeneration.