With a reputation in Ireland for the design of high quality sustainable buildings, BDP has been involved in award winning projects in Ireland for over 50 years. Based in Dublin’s Blackhall Place, the Dublin studio was founded in 1991.
Many of our buildings are landmark demonstrations of new and innovative sustainable design techniques and our energy research activities have been recognised internationally. Our expertise covers many sectors and we work closely with users, clients and the community to create special places for living, working, shopping, culture and learning.
Building Services engineer Diarmuid Reynolds explains how ten years of research has closed the knowledge gap in global office energy use.
Our innovative outdoor seating and public realm concepts have been incorporated into a visionary new report into the creation of safer outdoor spaces as Ireland enters the next stage of its Covid-recovery plans.
In conjunction with our partners, McKeon Group, we have been awarded the retail prize at the 2020 Fit Out Awards for our work at Royal Hibernian Way in Dublin.
This year our Christmas charities programme has pledged more than £33,000 to 19 charities local to our studios.
The new Clanbrassil Street and St Nicholas Quarter rejuvenation scheme won a regional Leinster Award at this year’s ULI CBRE Excellence in Placemaking Awards.
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.
Dublin architect Niall Walsh discusses his competition winning design, Food for Thought, which champions a vision of urban farming as a tool for architectural, social, and economic transformation.