“On behalf of BDP, we are delighted to confirm our commitment as sponsors and ambassadors to the Placed Academy.

As a multi-disciplinary practice, we are passionate about inspiring young people to develop rewarding careers within in the built environment. Acting as role models will promote diversification of the industry and the engagement with local communities will enrich our lives and benefit us as a practice.

We look forward to contributing to and supported this great and relevant initiative”


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, China and Canada. 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 over 1200 people, making the practice one of the largest architect-led practices in Europe. We have won over 1000 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.

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