CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION SPRING FROM OUR ETHOS OF CREATING EXCITING AND SUSTAINABLE PLACES FOR SPORT AND THE CONTINUING LEGACY FOR THE WIDER COMMUNITY. Gavin Elliott, director, architecture
We have experience across the full spectrum of sport and leisure projects and have created some of the highest profile sport venues. Our team also includes BDP Pattern, a specialist sport and entertainment division of the practice with a global reputation for designing iconic stadia focused on innovative rule-based parametric design.
We deliver technical and functional excellence and foster a sense of theatre and occasion that only the best stadia and venues achieve, enhancing the drama of the collective sporting experience.
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.
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.
A spectacular 63,000-capacity stadium set to host the AFC Asian Cup in 2023.
A stadium for a hot and dry climate has very different drivers to one built within a temperate climate.
Ace makeover for tennis championship venue. This project was underpinned by our masterplan, which reorganised the entire championship site to improve facilities while retaining the spirit of ‘tennis in an English garden’.
We re-configured the entire racecourse around key user needs. The project included placing the stables, new pre-parade ring and main parade ring in a logical, safer sequence.
The masterplan of the VIDENA sports park was part of the redeveloped strategy for the 2019 PanAmerican and Para-pan American Games.
To find out more about our sport and entertainment team's work and recent projects have a look at their latest brochure.
The built environment is fundamentally tied to the history and identity of countries across the world and, for cultural hotspots from Milan to Paris, design functions as a vital tourist attraction and revenue stream.
‘The Peoples’ Project’ is Everton FC’s new home on Liverpool’s Bramley-Moore Dock. BDP Pattern’s Jon-Scott Kohli explains how the new stadium delivers benefits to the community well beyond the touchline.
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.
Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL), a subsidiary of Zurich Airport International, has appointed us as airport development consultant, to prepare urban development guidelines for an airport neighbourhood around Noida International Airport (NIA).
Everton Football Club has held a project commencement ceremony at Bramley-Moore Dock to mark the breaking of ground in the construction of its new £500m stadium, designed by BDP Pattern.
Our interdisciplinary team in Manchester has received planning approval for the next stage of the redevelopment of the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground for Lancashire County Cricket Club.
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.