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.
The New Children’s Hospital with associated Children’s Research and Innovation Centre facilitates the specialist and complex care of young people with serious illnesses.
The new headquarter offices provides a world class example of sustainable design and innovation.
Bonham Quay is a mixed use development comprising 26,000 sqm of Grade A office space and 2,000 sqm of retail and restaurant space.
The development on a landmark site in the East Wall area of Dublin City, will comprise the demolition of existing buildings and the construction of a proposed mixed-use scheme on the banks of the river Tolka.
Three new detached dwellings with direct beach access and panoramic views out to Dublin Bay.
Wren Hotel makes the most of its tight urban site offering 137 compact and luxurious bedrooms in the heart of Dublin.
Refurbishment and upgrade of historic galleries. BDP’s building services engineers designed the new air conditioning and environmental control systems that were retrofitted into the historic wings of the National Gallery of Ireland.
The new 4,500m2 six storey science, research and incubator facility, now called the Greenway Hub, is located in the heart of DIT’s new 73 acre campus at Grangegorman.
“The performance gap” is the phrase used to describe what happens when the energy bills for a building bear little resemblance to the energy estimates tabled by the project team at design stage.
The redevelopment of Drogheda Civic Offices has now begun. The work, which is being led by BDP’s multidisciplinary team of architects, landscape architects, building services engineers and civil & structural engineers includes the careful refurbishment of two protected structures and the addition of a sedum covered link building.
The completed refurbishment of the Electrical Supply Board’s 45,000m² office building within a famous Georgian streetscape, has seen BDP’s building services engineers and sustainability consultants create one of the most sustainable workplaces in Ireland.
LIDL has recently received planning permission for the construction of a net zero-carbon store in Maynooth, Ireland and BDP is providing sustainability and BREEAM services for the project.
BDP has recorded strong growth and positive financial results for the financial year ended 30 June 2021. The practice achieved an operating profit of £13.6million - an increase of 2% on the previous year.
The newly opened Wren Urban Nest, based in the heart of Dublin, is a 137-room, nine floor hotel designed and built using the most advanced carbon reduction technologies, making it one of Europe’s most sustainable hotels in a major city centre.
Building Services engineer Diarmuid Reynolds explains how ten years of research has closed the knowledge gap in global office energy use.
Alongside our client, Edward Capital and Summix Capital (Seagull Point Limited), we have secured planning permission from Galway City Council for the delivery of the Augustine Hill masterplan and associated developments – one of Ireland’s largest and most ambitious urban regeneration projects.