We collaborate with our clients to realise their aspirations at the cutting edge of research and technology to foster and inspire world class discovery, creating places that celebrate science as a cultural activity.
BDP’s designs respond to the rapid pace of change in R&D and the demand for open, agile and interactive places for scientific research.
We pioneer cost effective and space efficient solutions in response to demanding and complex briefs which synthesise design and functional excellence with low energy, high sustainability performance in these high technology environments.
For more information please download our Science, Research & Technology brochure.
By its very nature science and research experiences constant technological and mission change. We design inspirational, adaptable spaces which can accommodate future needs through imaginative space planning and intelligent services infrastructure design, which enhance collaborative working, facilitate advanced ICT and other Technologies, while respecting the need for low operational costs.
We work closely with academics, scientists, researchers, engineering and FM Ops estates teams; listening, analysing, exchanging ideas and stimulating imaginative solutions.
Differing perspectives need to be considered when developing potential options in response to a complex brief with demanding functional requirements.
We believe that a collaborative work style is an essential ingredient of this process of reconciling quality, functionality, sustainability and aesthetics with our client’s capital and operational cost objectives.
Architect director Steve Marshall looks at buildings designed as envelopes for infrastructure and finds unique solutions result from creative design with uncompromising functionality to produce beauty in utility.
BDP has completed a new flagship building for Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP). The 70,000 sq ft Bright Building is the new headquarters for CityVerve, Innovate UK’s Internet of Things city demonstrator, as well as the home to various tech businesses.
Architect director Christoph Ackermann is one of the presenters at a conference organised by UK Science Parks Association (UKSPA) and S-Lab
AstraZeneca marked a key milestone in its successful move to Cambridge with the topping out of its new state-of-the-art strategic R&D centre and global corporate headquarters at the heart of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC).
Nippon Koei President Ryuichi Arimoto talks about the collaboration between BDP and Nippon Koei and the joint vision to be the world’s leading integrated architecture, design and engineering firm delivering world class design solutions which enhance the communities they serve.
Glasgow director Christoph Ackermann is one of the speakers on the first day of the UK Science Parks Association (UKSPA) Edinburgh conference. He will present the award winning Technology and Innovation Centre at the University of Strathclyde as a case study.
The Maxwell Centre at the University of Cambridge officially opened today [7 April]. BDP designed the £26m new building which is a centrepiece for cutting-edge blue skies research and industrial partnerships in the physical sciences.
The UK Pavilion, Milan Expo has won both a Pro Tem Award and the Pro Tem Special Award at the Civic Trust Awards, announced on 4th March. The Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde won a Commendation and our environmental engineers worked on the Manchester Central Library which also won.