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BDP is a major international architect-led interdisciplinary practice and employs more than 800 architects, designers, engineers, urbanists, sustainability experts, lighting designers and acoustic specialists in 13 studios across the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands, UAE, China, Kuwait, Qatar and India.

Company Profile

BDP is a major international, interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists; embracing all the skills needed to provide an integrated, comprehensive service.

We work closely with users, clients and the community to create special places for living, working, shopping, culture and learning across the world.

Founded in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, and China. BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors including health, education, workplace, retail, urbanism, heritage, housing, transport, leisure, public safety and energy utilities.

BDP employs 800 people, making the practice the largest architect-led firms in Europe. We have won over 700 design awards for our work across many sectors, including awards for work of unique scale and scope.

We combine expertise across disciplines, locations, sectors and all major building types to deliver a truly integrated way of working — resulting in high quality, effective and inspiring built spaces.

In Libya, we were appointed as architects and engineers for the design of 10 new university campuses on sites at Zuwarah, Surman, Sabratha, Nalut, Gharyan, Sabha, Zintan, Brak, Awbari and Marzuq.

Contact Details

Address : 11 Ducie Street, Manchester, M60 3JA, UK
Phone : +44(0)161 828 2200
Fax : +44(0)161 828 2235
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Primary Contact Person : Stephen Redfern, Principal & Executive Director, BDP North