Nordoff Robbins AJ Retrofit Award Finalist!

We’re over the moon to announce our project Nordoff Robbins has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Award 2018 within the Health Category!

The shortlisted project is an award winning (RICS 2018) refurbishment of the world’s largest purpose-designed music therapy centre for Nordoff Robbins, housed within a 19th century substation in Hampstead London.

In the AJ Retrofit shortlist we are up against the big dogs in this award and are so happy to see Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Centre listed amongst some fantastic projects. This is a huge achievement for BVDS with AJ having a record breaking year with the number of entries. Winners will be announced on the 12th of September.

Fingers crossed!

Nordoff Robbins wins RICS Regional Award London.

RICS Regional Award Category Community Benefit

We’re over the moon to receive the RICS Regional Award in the category of Community Benefit for our project Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Centre. We were proud to be listed within a strong line up of great projects and architects for both the Community Benefit and the Design Through Innovation Category.

Big thanks go out to our fab clients Nordoff Robbins and our trusty team including Freeman BeesleyCity Heights ConstructionConstant Structural Engineers, Measur and Nick Whitaker Acoustic Consultants.


ITV Love Your Home & Garden with Alan Titchmarsh in Real Homes Magazine

ITV Love Your Home and Garden Alan Titchmarsh Real Homes

Great to see George chatting about our first episode of Love Your Home and Garden transformation in Real Homes magazine this month.

Read the full article here.

London Fields Loft in The Sunday Times

Happy to read about our project London Fields Loft in Part two of Sunday Times Ultimate guide to building your dream extension — lofts and basements.

Read the full article here.

Photographer’s House in Sunday Times

We were delighted to see Photographer’s House featured in The Sunday Times last weekend. The article focuses on the different ways to approach a kitchen extension on a modest budget. For the full article click here.

Oldfield Road In Real Homes Magazine

Real Homes Magazine features our larchy beauty Oldfield Road in their extension supplement. Have a read of the article on the Stoke Newington home in a larger version here.

BVDS Drawing Board now live!

The BVDS Drawing Board is now live on our website. Take a look at all the exciting projects underway in the office. In this new section on our website you can see our sketches of what’s coming up in the project pipeline.

See our Drawing Board here.

Nordoff Robbins Shortlisted for RICS Award

We are thrilled that our music therapy centre for Nordoff Robbins has been shortlisted for RICS Awards 2018 in two different categories, Community Benefit and Design through Innovation.

The RICS Awards showcase the achievements of the most inspirational regional initiatives and developments in land, property, construction and the environment.

Winners will be announced at several events in May 2018.

ITV’s Love Your Home & Garden Series 2 underway!

George and Ewald are currently in the middle of filming for the next ITV series of Love Your Home and Garden!

This year we’ve been working with two deserving families for two separate special episodes. Working along side the same talented team as last year including Alan Titchmarsh, Katie Rushworth and Kunle Barker.

Lots more to come shortly!

BVDS are hiring!

We are looking for a talented new staff member to join our team – see the full job advertisement on Dezeen here.