Architecture

Visionary design and innovation are coupled with an intuitive understanding of space, and how people respond to the environment around them, with stunning results.

Employing cutting-edge techniques and technology, that allows its talented team of architects to create world-class designs, BDN is a practice that fuses innovation with timeless design to spectacular effect.

We are able to assist with interior design plans too, guiding our clients through the process of creating a space that responds to their needs.

Our track record includes design of commercial, retail and industrial spaces as well as residential. We work on designs for both new buildings and renovation projects to existing properties.

The Nook, Ponteland

The Nook is a dwelling proposed as a replacement to an existing derelict farmhouse. The dwelling is a bespoke modern cottage, designed in the neo-vernacular style.

Blackbarony, High Pittington

Blackbarony is a dwelling that takes advantage of the picturesque views across the open countryside. Sensitively designed over one-storey, the building merges with the landscape, incorporating a wildflower green roof and cedar cladding.

Bradley Lowery House, Scarborough

Bradley Lowery House is a holiday home for terminally ill children, built for the Bradley Lowery Foundation. Central to the design are principles of well-being and sustainability; natural light and ventilation; access to the sun; and integration of fauna into the healing environment.

Middlefields Recycling Depot, South Shields

Middlefields Recycling Depot is an industrial warehouse building designed across multiple ground levels, in accordance with South Tyneside Council’s brief to achieve an effective recycling process.

Matfen House, Tudhoe Village

Matfen House is a dwelling, nestled within in the Conservation Area of Tudhoe Village, County Durham. The cruciform oak framing and expansive fenestration balances contemporary and traditional ideas, whilst paying respect to the neighbouring St. Charles’ Church.

Decathlon Head Office, Surrey Quays

Canada Water, Surrey Quays is a large complex of apartments and offices, of which the Decathlon Head Office resides. The entire fit out of their office, amenity, retail, plant, and circulation spaces were undertaken by BDN.

The Walled Garden, Lake District

The Walled Garden is a dwelling, hidden behind the walls of a historic walled garden in the Lake District. The single-storey, mono-pitched form echoes the old greenhouses that would have sat on-site decades earlier.

“To The Roof” Bar, Prince Bishops

The “To The Roof” Bar is a commercial proposal for Prince Bishops Shopping Centre, to be developed on the rooftops of their building complex. Using natural material and soft lighting, provides a beautiful social space for anyone exploring Durham.