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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

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 […]

Green Building & Design Magazine Features NMSU Center for the Arts

Green Building & Design Magazine Features NMSU Center for the Arts

Green Building & Design’s September/October 2014 issue features the New Mexico State University Center for the Arts, in the editorial Artfully Engineered.  The article cites the project’s lighting as a key element in its achieving LEED Gold certification.  In addition to meeting a very low construction budget, the lighting has an energy usage of 24% below […]

CBBLD Project a Conde Nast Traveler Cover Story

CBBLD Project a Conde Nast Traveler Cover Story

The refurbishment of the grand Ocean House hotel in Watch Hill, Rhode Island is a great example of CBBLD’s lighting design for historic building restorations and hospitality projects.  The hotel is the cover feature for Conde Nast Traveler‘s July 2014 issue.  The article is an interesting read, providing an overview of the hotel’s history, its fascinating […]