Planned Parenthood Queens: Continued Recognition

Planned Parenthood Queens: Continued Recognition

The Diane L. Max Health Center for Planned Parenthood Queens, completed in 2015, continues to be recognized with awards and media coverage. An April 2016 New York Times article commended the project, which CBB completed in collaboration with Stephen Yablon Architecture, for its bright, welcoming ambience. Two recent tributes have followed. In December 2016, CBB […]

Planned Parenthood Queens in the NY Times

Planned Parenthood Queens in the NY Times

An article in the New York Times’ weekly “Building Blocks” column commends the new Planned Parenthood Queens Diane L. Max Health Center for providing a positive, welcoming healthcare resource to its community.  CBBLD’s lighting design for the project  – a collaboration with Stephen Yablon Architecture – conveys a theme of brightness and optimism. The project […]

Lighting NYC’s model for post-disaster housing

Lighting NYC’s model for post-disaster housing

The New York Times’ October 19, 2015 issue’s Metro/Region Section features an article on a modular post-disaster housing prototype for New York City.  CBBLD is the lighting consultant for the prototype  units, a project in collaboration with Garrison Architects. CBBLD’s lighting solution for the prototype relies on cost-effective, low-maintenance fixtures, anticipating a scenario of insufficient […]

Stephen Bernstein talks lighting in A/L Magazine video feature

Stephen Bernstein talks lighting in A/L Magazine video feature

CBBLD Principal Stephen D. Bernstein is featured twice in Architectural Lighting Magazine’s September/October 2015 issue. The online edition of the magazine features a One-on-One video interview, in which Stephen talks about his start in the lighting design industry and shares personal insight into what inspires his project work. In the same issue (both print and […]

Worldwide coverage of Stapleton Library’s lighting

Worldwide coverage of Stapleton Library’s lighting

Interest continues in CBBLD’s lighting design for the Stapleton Library which was  honored with two prestigious 2015 lighting awards, and featured as an Archtober 2014 Building of the Day. The project is now featured in two more magazines: Architectural Lighting Magazine’s September/October 2105 issue (both on-line and print editions) includes a feature article on the project, entitled Second […]

Grace Church Lighting Featured at OHNY

Grace Church Lighting Featured at OHNY

CBBLD Principal Stephen D. Bernstein will discuss the renovation of Grace Church with Kevin Daly of Walter B. Melvin Architects, in a seminar presented for the 2015 Open House New York (OHNY) Weekend.  The seminar, presented by the Illuminating Engineering Society’s New York City Section (IESNYC), explores the restoration and relighting of the church, an […]

Stapleton Library Award Featured in Illumni

Stapleton Library Award Featured in Illumni

CBBLD’s 2015 IALD Award of Merit for the Stapleton Library project is featured on the home page of the online magazine Illumni’s June 10 edition.  Click the “read more” link provided on this page for a full, illustrated description of the project’s lighting design.  

CBBLD’s First Lighting Award of 2015

CBBLD’s First Lighting Award of 2015

CBBLD is delighted to announce this year’s first lighting award – an International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Award of Merit.  The award honors a major upgrade of the Stapleton Library, a Staten Island branch of the New York Public Library.  The project includes both a renovation of the original, landmarked Carnegie Library building, and […]

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 […]

BAM Awarded White House Arts Medal

BAM Awarded White House Arts Medal

The team at Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design congratulates The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on being the recipient of a 2013 National Medal of Arts.  The medal is the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the US government, in recognition of “outstanding contributions to the excellence, growth, support and availability of the arts in […]

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 […]

A bright, new look for modern healthcare

A bright, new look for modern healthcare

The upbeat, non-institutional design of this renovated health center belies the traditional architecture of the building that houses it. The interior renovation of the 7,000 sq. ft. space has produced a state-of-the-art healthcare center with a tranquil, welcoming ambience. CBBLD’s lighting design played a vital role in the creation of this bright, reassuring environment – even on the […]

Lighting Design for Healthcare’s Best

Lighting Design for Healthcare’s Best

CBBLD is proud to have been a part of longtime associate DudaPaine Architects’ team on the Duke Integrative Medicine project (Durham, NC), acclaimed as a paradigm for modern healthcare facility design. This new-age clinic, the winner of a 2009 Architectural Lighting Magazine Commendation, has received yet another award – the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2010 National Design […]

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

Snuff Mill at New York Botanical Garden featured in The New York Times

Lorillard Snuff Mill is a 3-story historic building located on the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden that originally served as a factory for producing chewing tobacco. It is being renovated into a wedding banquet hall. The project was featured in a recent issue of The New York Times. CBBLD is working on this project […]