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 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 […]

Lighting a New Ambulatory Care Center in NYC

Lighting a New Ambulatory Care Center in NYC

A full-scale mock-up of the curtain wall facade for a new Ambulatory Care Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital, now in design, is lifted into place at the 69th Street and York Avenue site in New York City.   The complex glass skin, with internal wood slats and exterior frit, was designed by Pei Cobb Freed & […]

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 […]

A bright example for today’s healthcare

A bright example for today’s healthcare

CBBLD was one of only a handful of firms selected for inclusion in the Lighting Journal (a quarterly publication of the UK’s Institution of Lighting Professionals) report on new trends in lighting for healthcare facilities. The article recognizes CBBLD’s design contribution to New York’s Central Harlem Health Center (a project in collaboration with Stephen Yablon Architects) as a leading […]

Energy-efficient Healthcare

Energy-efficient Healthcare

McGraw-Hill Construction’s sustainable design-focused magazine, GreenSource, covered an example of CBBLD’s expertise in energy-efficient lighting design for today’s healthcare facilities (January 2010 issue). The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Mortimer B. Zuckerman Research Center, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, employs lighting methodologies that meet the most current sustainability goals. Almost all building occupants have access to natural illumination most […]