BDP school design makes Scottish Design Awards shortlist

BDP’s Glasgow studio has been shortlisted in the annual Scottish Design Awards for its design of Ayr Grammar primary school.

Published 8 June 2021

BDP-designed education hub to welcome Ayr community

Ayr Grammar Primary School pupils are enjoying their new school following the full refurbishment of a Grade B Listed building that was originally home to Ayr Academy.

Published 19 May 2021

Robertson begins main construction phase at Aberdeen's BioHub project

Plans to make Aberdeen one of the most dynamic locations in the UK for life sciences company creation and growth drive ahead with BioHub entering its main construction phase.

Published 25 March 2021

BDP to design new learning and leisure campus in Neilston

East Renfrewshire Council has approved the design for a new learning and leisure campus in Neilston and awarded the contract to BDP’s Glasgow studio.

Published 1 March 2021

Christoph Ackermann: Rethinking healthcare design: lessons learned from a global pandemic

BDP's Glasgow Studio principal Christoph Ackermann on redesigning healthcare estates for the future.

Published 12 January 2021

Green light for £50m Maybole Community Campus

South Ayrshire Council is to progress towards starting the formal construction of the £50 million Maybole Community Campus after the development was granted planning approval.

Published 14 December 2020

Lindsey Mitchell: Lessons learnt for sustainable school design

As we begin the year-long countdown to COP26, Lindsey Mitchell takes a look at how the education building sector can play its role in sustainable design.

Published 27 October 2020

Kath MacTaggart: Outdoor learning gives children a healthy view of the world

Landscape architect Kath McTaggart discusses the benefits of designing and creating learning and social environments that spark imagination and creativity.

Published 29 September 2020

Chris Hughes: Digital collaboration is pushed front and centre in design development

The familiar sounds of a construction site is the background music to any city. However, the global COVID-19 pandemic has meant that, like many other projects across the United Kingdom, Edinburgh was quiet and still as site activities on the £1 billion Edinburgh St James project were suspended, for 12-weeks, with work on-site starting again in mid-June.

Published 23 July 2020

Start date revised for £40m Aberdeen BioHub

Work to create a life sciences innovation hub at the Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen will now begin in the summer after the project was delayed due to coronavirus.

Published 17 June 2020

Kier to deliver £22m school of engineering for University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh has appointed Kier to build the new home of its school of engineering at its King’s Buildings Campus.

Published 22 May 2020

Bruce Kennedy: Humanising the workplace

Looking to a post-pandemic work environment, Bruce Kennedy talks about designing workplaces that inspire creativity, celebrate our collective humanity and allow us to thrive.

Published 31 March 2020

Deputy First Minister officially opens BDP's new Queen Margaret Academy

Pupils, parents and teachers were among the VIP guests who came together to celebrate the official opening of the new Queen Margaret Academy in Ayr. 

Published 5 March 2020

Oliver Wilson: Mixed-use changing the shape of Scottish cities

Architect Oliver Wilson on the changing residential neighbourhoods being created in Scottish city centres.

Published 25 February 2020

Drum Property Group named Property Company of the Year

Drum Property Group has once again scooped the ultimate accolade at this year’s Scottish Property Awards, winning the coveted Property Company of the Year award for the second year running.

Published 21 February 2020