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We think about buildings differently. Not just how they look and function – but the positive experiences they create for their people and communities, and how they can benefit the environments around them.

As a certified B Corporation, we’re part of a global community applying this philosophy to every part of our business, from governance to the way we measure success.

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News | 26th March 2024

Shireland CBSO Academy Officially Opens

This retrofit project transformed an office building into the new Shireland CBSO Academy, the first free, non-selective state school in the UK to be established in partnership with a professional orchestra. The Academy accommodates the main teaching areas for the new secondary school and sixth form, alongside a new sports building on an adjacent road. […]

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News | 12th March 2024

Two ADP projects shortlisted for RICS Awards 2024

The RICS Awards recognise industry-leading achievements and demonstrate the upholding of the highest standards of professionalism and ethics by individuals and teams across the built and natural environments. This year, two of our projects have been shortlisted in the public sector and refurbishment / revitalisation categories. The Children’s Day Treatment Centre at Evelina London Children’s […]

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News | 1st February 2024

And the results are in: Measuring in-use performance

Our Sustainability Lead Simon Beaumont-Orr discusses how we are monitoring the in-use performance of a new secondary school over a three-year Soft Landings process to assess if the building is performing as designed. As an industry, we’re getting to grips with the targets we should be pursuing when it comes to building performance, going far […]

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“Working with ADP is a real pleasure. We have a longstanding relationship, and this was a particularly challenging brief. It’s a fabulous space.”

– Steve Gilley, Director of Estates at the University of Leeds