BVN is widely acknowledged for creative, award-winning design and sound professional expertise. Included in its portfolio are buildings of all types from workplace, defence and airports through to major hospital projects. These include St Vincents in Sydney, the Mater in Brisbane, Robina on the Sunshine Coast and Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital which is the biggest public health project undertaken in NSW history. More than 200 prizes have been given to BVN designs in the last decade. These include prestigious architecture awards such as the recent 2010 World Architecture Festival award for the world’s best health building, that was given to BVN for the Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI) in Sydney.
The International Academy for Design & Health’s global events programme is designed to develop and transfer knowledge and understanding of healthy built environment around the world.