Hancher Auditorium’s Grand Opening

Hancher Auditorium’s Grand Opening

The University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium – a project that CBBLD completed in collaboration with Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and OPN Architects – is widely recognized as a premier performing arts center for theatre, dance and music.  After the original building was destroyed by flooding in 2008, a new, 188,000 SF performance center opened to […]

Lighting for Well Living

Lighting for Well Living

CBBLD designed the lighting for the Well Living Lab at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota – a project in collaboration with Delos and Centerbrook Architects and Planners.  The 7,500 square foot laboratory, the first of its kind, supports research into the effects of indoor environments on our health.  Responding to the fact that today’s […]

Francesca Bettridge included on Parsons “Light Years” symposium panel

Francesca Bettridge included on Parsons “Light Years” symposium panel

CBBLD Principal Francesca Bettridge participated in a panel discussion presented as part of Parsons School of Design’s symposium “Light Years: 1985-2015-2045.”  This public event took place on October 22, 2015, marking the 30th anniversary of the school’s Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design program, the world’s first of its type. Three separate panels addressed […]

Archtober 2015: CBBLD “Buildings of the Day”

Archtober 2015: CBBLD “Buildings of the Day”

CBBLD’s lighting design is again represented in the 2015 Archtober “Building of the Day” calendar.  Now in its fifth year, the AIA New York Section’s month-long celebration of NYC architecture has featured multiple CBBLD projects annually since the festival’s 2011 inception.   Archtober 2015 highlights two more CBBLD projects: Bronx Community College North Hall and Library […]

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 Represented on Lumen Award Winners’ Panel

CBBLD Represented on Lumen Award Winners’ Panel

CBBLD Principal Francesca Bettridge participated in a panel discussion entitled “A Lumen Award: The Untold Story,” hosted by the IES NYC Section.  This event featured a chat about the Lumen Award winners for 2014 and gave the inside story of why these projects won. CBBLD won two Lumen Awards in 2014, both for performing arts facility projects on […]

CBBLD Honored at 2014 Lumen Awards

CBBLD Honored at 2014 Lumen Awards

Images above: Baldwin Auditorium Renovation, Duke University (left) and The Theatre School at DePaul University (right)          CBBLD is pleased to announce that we are the recipients of two Lumen Awards of Merit for 2014.   The Lumen Awards are sponsored by the New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North […]

Lighting Design for NCSU’s Student Union

The first phase of the newly expanded Talley Student Union at North Carolina State University opened in early 2014.  CBBLD’s lighting design for this facility, which was designed by Duda/Paine Architects of Durham, North Carolina and Cooper Carry & Associates of Atlanta, Georgia, meets the project’s energy target for an anticipated LEED Silver certification and […]

Green lighting: CBBLD at the forefront

Green lighting: CBBLD at the forefront

CBBLD Principal Stephen Bernstein was the organizer and moderator of a workshop entitled “Lighting: What’s Here; What’s Next?” at the BuildingsNY/GreenBuildingsNY Conference 2011, held at the Jacob K. Javits Center at the end of March. In this session, Stephen led a panel of lighting industry experts, who provided attendees with: an up-to-date overview of current lamp and […]

ASHRAE Lighting Sub-Committee

Marty Salzberg has just been confirmed as a voting member of the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) Standard 90.1 Lighting Subcommittee as of July 1. ASHRAE 90.1 is the Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. For information about ASHRAE standards, visit:ASHRAE Standards & Guidelines

Slocum Hall, Syracuse University Featured in AIA New York’s Oculus Magazine

The Spring 2009 Issue of Oculus, the AIA New York Chapter’s quarterly magazine, showcases Slocum Hall at Syracuse University – a recent CBBLD project in association with Garrison Architects (NY). The article commends the design team’s expression of the historic building in a fresh, modern, “green” context, emphasizing daylighting, natural ventilation, and open, flexible-use spaces. CBBLD […]