Our bustling Sheffield studio is situated in its own RIBA award winning building close to the heart of the city. The RIBA jury commented “This speculative office is an architectural landmark in Sheffield, worthy of its city gateway location.”
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BDP has had a studio in Sheffield since 1974 when Sir George Grenfell Baines, the company’s founder and then Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, created the Design Teaching Practice.
The studio’s work has been recognised with a number of awards including RIBA, RICS, BCO, BCSC, ICSC and RTPI.
Most recently we have worked successfully on a new local landmark at Blackburn Meadows, turning the old cooling towers’ site into an iconic new power station.
A new ‘health hub’ houses the Hull York Medical School, Faculty of Health and Social Care and the Applied Health Research Institute and provides a much needed social heart to establish and grow research in applied health within a state of the art clinical skills facility.
BDP has won three RIBA regional awards which were announced this week at events around the country.
After a ‘record number of entries across all categories’ the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant on the site of the demolished cooling towers was honoured by winning the ‘Best Building’ at the Sheffield Design Awards 2016.
BDP’s Sheffield studio will be hosting and supporting the second in a series of events designed to explore the potential of creative collaboration to transform public spaces.
BDP has completed a glowing landmark biomass power plant for E.ON on the site of the former Tinsley cooling towers adjacent to Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield.
BDP’s London studio will be hosting a reception, jointly with University of Sheffield’s School of Architecture, for students interested in a new MArch course ' Collaborative Practice '.
Architect director, Stephen Marshall, will host an evening event in BDP’s Sheffield studio as part of this year’s Sheffield Urban Design Week.
BDP is delighted to be a partner for this year’s Love Architecture organised by RIBA Yorkshire. The programme aims to inspire, excite and inform the public about architecture and how it shapes the way we live, work and travel.