TODD Architects at MIPIM: Engaging the Future

MD Paul Crowe, Director Andrew Murray and London Principal Katie Parfitt are representing TODD Architects at MIPIM 2019, taking place in Cannes from Tue 12 – Thu 14 March.


Grade A Office Showcase
11am | Tue 12 March | Belfast stand (C19.D)

Paul will be speaking with chair Brian Lavery (Managing Director CBRE NI) and a panel including Gareth Graham (Director Oakland Holdings), Laura McCarthy (Senior Asset Manager Killultagh Estates) and Paul Beacom (Senior Asset Manager McAleer & Rushe) on Grade A Office Showcase.

Check out the full Belfast MIPIM Programme 2019 here


Masterclass with Daniel Libeskind
3.30pm | Wed 13th March | Belfast stand (C19.D)

World-famous architect Daniel Libeskind will be offering a masterclass based on his perspective of Belfast as an edgy city and how that can shape its future successes.

Libeskind, is the architect behind the Jewish Museum in Berlin, the extension of the Denver Art Museum, the Grand Canal Theatre in Dublin and a host of other landmark buildings, as well as being the masterplan architect for the reconstruction of the World Trade Centre site.

He will share his views on the future for Belfast as a place to live, work and play, shining a light on the importance of cultural attractions in forming a rounded, vibrant, welcoming city.

Booking is essential, book your place here



If you would like to arrange to meet up with our TODD Architects team, please get in touch: | +44 (0) 28 9024 5587  | @TODDArchitects

Our team are looking forward to meeting you all there!

Terminal Upgrade Official Opening: Belfast City Airport

The TODD Architects Aviation architecture and design team are attending the terminal upgrade official opening this morning, 20 Nov 2018, at Belfast City Airport to celebrate the completion of the design work carried out on the Security areas, Main Office decant, Back of House works & Airside Retail areas as part of a a £15m infrastructure investment.

The new upgrades will enhance passengers experience, including the reconfiguration of the Departure Lounge resulting in 30% more retail space, 100% more customer seating and Artisan a new bar / restaurant serving produce from a number of local suppliers.

Read more about the development work here.


80 years of Luton

London Luton Airport is celebrating its 80th birthday this year.

Luton Airport opened in 1938 .During the Second World War its was used by the RAF and for a short time was the base for 264 Fighter Squadron. It was the birthplace of affordable air travel from the 1950’s onwards, and in 1990 was renamed London Luton Airport.

Today it is the fifth largest airport in the UK and one of the fastest growing in Europe, employing over 9,400 people and carrying 16 million passengers annually to 140 destinations in Europe, Africa and Asia.

TODD Architects are proud to be a part of London Luton Airports more recent history having worked on its £150m masterplan expansion and transformation, including the redesign, refurbishment and extension of terminals. This has been the largest single investment in the airports history and it’s all focused on making sure passengers have a quick, easy and enjoyable experience with LLA.

In 2018 LLA will officially open the newly extended terminal which will host a selection of great shops and restaurants, and will also open a new boarding pier, containing eight new boarding gates, which will make journeys quicker for passengers.

Follow the transformation process blog in pictures here.

TODD Architects are one of the UK’s leading aviation architects with over 30 years of experience of working on over 28 airports in UK, Ireland, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. More information on our aviation design approach and methodology can be found here.

Aviation Award for Bristol Airport design

Airports Council International EUROPE Best Airport Award winners for 2018 were announced at the ACI World/28th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, hosted by Brussels Airport in June.

The judging panel for the ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards was drawn from a group of independent experts including the European Commission, EUROCONTROL, European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) and European Travel Commission. ACI EUROPE counts over 500 airports in 45 European countries among its membership and this year’s competition saw a high level of entries in the competition in each category.

The ACI Awards cover 4 traffic categories of airport and aims to recognise achievement in core activities such as customer service, facilities, retail, security, community relations and environmental awareness and operations.

We are delighted to share that TODD Architects designed Bristol Airport was awarded joint-first place in the ‘5-10 MILLION PASSENGERS’ category. This is a huge accomplishment for our team and all involved in being the project to fruition.

Bristol Airport was selected for its continued investments in infrastructure, staff training and increased public transport links. The airport was also selected for its new Security Search Facility that has improved the passenger experience at the security control, allowing Bristol to achieve its highest ASQ score for all security indicators. The judges appreciated the airport’s commitment to facilitating the needs of PRM passengers and its environmental strategy towards carbon neutrality.

Bristol Airport shares the winning title with Seville Airport. More info on the awards can be found here.

Two TODD Architects designed Healthcare schemes win RICS NI Awards

Thirty four impressive local schemes, representing best practice by professionals working in the built environment and providing benefit to communities, battled it out for top honours at the 2018 RICS Awards, Northern Ireland, which took place at the La Mon Hotel & Spa, Belfast on Friday 25 May 2018. There were a total of eight shortlisted categories – Building Conservation, Commercial, Community Benefit, Design through Innovation, Infrastructure, Regeneration, Residential and Tourism & Leisure. The Awards ceremony

We are very proud to share that two of our TODD Architects designed healthcare schemes won RICS NI Awards this year; Omagh Hospital & Primary Care Complex in the Design Through Innovation category and Enniskillen NI Ambulance Station in the Infrastructure category. Congratulations to all involved on both design teams.

Both winning projects were highly praised by the awarding judges on their innovative design approaches;

Design through Innovation – Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex. Judges praised the “revolutionary improvements in the efficient and holistic delivery of community carer services at a single location” and the “feel good factor” it had created for the local community.

Infrastructure – Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Station, Enniskillen. Judges of the awards said the new station was “ground breaking, innovative and representative of how future stations will be”.

“The eight exciting winning schemes are all having an extremely positive impact on their local communities. The teams behind them have worked tirelessly and with incredible vision to create projects which provide tremendous benefit across areas as diverse and important as healthcare, education, housing, the workplace and tourism. 
Through collaborating with other professionals, local surveyors have shown that they have the talent to deliver exemplary and in many cases world-class built projects.”

Michael Hannaway,
Chair of the RICS Awards Northern Ireland judging panel.


All RICS NI category winners will go on to compete with other regional winners at the national RICS Awards Grand Final on 2 November 2018 in London, for the chance to win the overall UK winner in their respective category.

More info on the winning RICS NI Awards projects :

Awards Brochure: