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A little about what we do.

ABOUT ABOUT

Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design (CBBLD) is dedicated to enhancing the grace, utility, and comfort of architectural spaces through the use of light.  Francesca Bettridge and Stephen Bernstein established the firm with the late Carroll Cline in 1985, and play active roles in every project, providing an exceptional level of personal service. CBBLD’s project work […]

SUSTAINABILITY SUSTAINABILITY

CBBLD is a leader in sustainable, energy efficient design. We are a corporate member of the United States Green Building Council, the official organization for LEED. certification. The USGBC has certified over 30 CBBLD projects incorporating LEED. Some of these certifications are “firsts” in the industry: the first commercial tower to obtain Platinum level certification; […]

CAREERS CAREERS

We at CBBLD are always looking for talented people to join our friendly, collaborative team. If you are interested in applying for a job, please send your resume to Stephen Bernstein at sbernstein@cbbld.com and Francesca Bettridge at fbettridge@cbbld.com.

News

Francesca Bettridge Featured in A/L Magazine Online Interview

Francesca Bettridge Featured in A/L Magazine Online Interview

Architectural Lighting (AL) Magazine’s online publication of December 8, 2014 features CBBLD Principal Francesca Bettridge in a one-on-one interview. In the video Francesca reflects on her entry into the lighting design field, the highlights of her project work, and her advice to emerging lighting designers.  View interview video

Four CBBLD Projects Win 2014 IES Illumination Awards

Four CBBLD Projects Win 2014 IES Illumination Awards

Images above: Baldwin Auditorium Renovation, Duke University (top left); Stocking Hall Addition & Renovation, Cornell University (top right); The Theatre School at DePaul University (bottom left); Eaton center (bottom Right) Following CBBLD’s success in the Lumen Awards 2014 (see news post), the firm was again honored, this time with four 2014 IES Illumination Awards: •    Baldwin […]

CBBLD Projects: Archtober “Buildings of the Day”

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CBBLD Projects: Archtober “Buildings of the Day”

Three CBBLD lighting design projects were each featured as “Building of the Day” in the AIA New York Section’s 2014 Archtober festival – an annual, month-long celebration of NYC’s architectural highlights: Stapleton Library (shown at right)– the upgrade of the New York Public Library’s Stapleton branch in Staten Island, which includes a new, 7,000 SF […]

Stapleton Library Highlighted in Oculus

Stapleton Library Highlighted in Oculus

The Fall 2014 issue of Oculus (an AIA New York Section publication) features two CBBLD lighting design projects. This issue of the publication, entitled “Culture and the City,” focuses on key civic and cultural projects in New York City. A Showcase for History and Heritage discusses the Weeksville Heritage Center, a museum and performance venue […]