BDP is different. Our unique position as a collective with experts spanning the spectrum of the built environment gives us a special status and capability in the design world. We are place makers who work at every scale; from bespoke light sculptures to entirely new cities. We are passionate about the role of design to improve everyday life.
We respond to the demands of this dynamic and ever-changing planet with cross discipline design thinking which spans all of life’s activities. Our union with Nippon Koei creates a global architecture, engineering and design practice which fuses placemaking and user-centred design with large scale infrastructure skills.
Our vision is to be the world’s leading integrated architecture, engineering and design firm, delivering world class solutions which enhance the communities they serve.
We are passionate about good design. Curious by nature we are thought leaders, innovators and early adopters of new technologies. In a constantly changing world we create clever solutions which add value for our clients.
be user inspired
We place people at the centre of our thinking. The best designs spring from fusing people, activity and place to produce experiences which are unique, inspiring and surprising.
Founded on the idea of interdisciplinary working, a one-team ethos is fundamental to our approach. Within our studios different professions are encouraged to spark off each other and deliver innovation through collaboration.
We respect and care for each other and the world we inhabit. Our design community nurtures the skills of talented people within a stimulating environment to support our evolving practice and consistently produce great work for our clients.
Excellent design comes from excellent management. We eliminate risks to our projects and take pride in running a sustainable and profitable business delivering the highest level of service to our clients.
In March 2016, BDP combined forces with Japan’s leading engineering practice Nippon Koei to form an integrated design group of genuine international reach.
Sharing a philosophy which places an emphasis on design integration and community impact, the new group offers a unique combination of deep technical skills in engineering, architecture and the full range of design disciplines.
While both companies retain their existing operations and their own brand identity, their complementary geographical footprints and technical skills mean that they are able to work collaboratively to win and deliver integrated design solutions across international markets.