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.
BDP has posted its highest ever profits 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.
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.