Hancher Auditorium wins IALD Award of Excellence

Hancher Auditorium wins IALD Award of Excellence

CBB is proud to announce that their lighting design for Hancher Auditorium at the University of Iowa has been honored with a 2017 IALD Award of Excellence. Francesca Bettridge, Michael Hennes and Nira Wattanachote, CBB design team leaders on the project, received the award at the 34th Annual IALD Awards Dinner in Philadelphia, PA. One […]

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 […]

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 […]

Marty Salzberg’s ASHRAE Work

Marty Salzberg’s ASHRAE Work

CBBLD Senior Associate Marty Salzberg continues to serve as an IALD representative to the ASHRAE 90.1 Lighting Subcommittee.  Marty is currently part of ASHRAE’s update and overhaul of the lighting section to be included in the 2016 Standard. Her 28 years of lighting design experience informs her committee work, whose goal is to ensure the […]

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 […]

Starring at ELA 2011, Mexico City …

Starring at ELA 2011, Mexico City …

CBB Principal Francesca Bettridge was featured as the keynote speaker at the Expo Lighting America (ELA) 2011 Conference in February. Held at Mexico City’s Banamex Center, the event marked the first conference in Latin America to be dedicated solely to the lighting profession. ELA hosted lighting industry design and manufacturing professionals, as speakers at the symposium. Francesca’s presentation, […]

Stephen Bernstein Gets Green Light

Stephen Bernstein Gets Green Light

CBBLD Principal Stephen Bernstein was selected to join the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of Green Light New York, Inc., an independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is “to promote high-quality, energy efficient lighting in New York City.” The Group’s first goal is the creation of a center which will provide a range of training, guidance and support resources to […]

Elegant Lighting for Vegas Luxury

Elegant Lighting for Vegas Luxury

CBBLD designed the lighting for Vdara, a sophisticated new luxury suite-hotel and spa complex in Las Vegas, part of the widely publicized MGM CityCenter development. The CBBLD team worked with an array of architects and interior designers to develop the lighting for this LEED Gold complex, which includes exterior building lighting and interior lighting for the […]

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 […]

Best Office of 2009

Best Office of 2009

New York Construction (a McGraw-Hill Construction publication) recently announced the Royal Bank of Scotland Americas Headquarters Building as 2009’s “Best Office” building. CBBLD designed all interior and exterior lighting for this new, 1,000,000 sq. ft. LEED® Gold pending building. Read New York Construction’s Project of the Year: Office  

CBBLD’s Principals Interviewed in New Philips Lighting Publication

CBBLD’s Principals Interviewed in New Philips Lighting Publication

CBBLD Principals Francesca Bettridge and Stephen Bernstein are featured in a new book published by Philips Lighting, entitled Exploring Lighting Cultures: Light and Emotions. This study comprises a series of conversations with 47 acclaimed lighting designers from around the world. Click here here to read the chapter of the book focusing on Francesca and Stephen

CBBLD Principal Francesca Bettridge Featured in Current Issue of Mondo.arc

CBBLD Principal Francesca Bettridge Featured in Current Issue of Mondo.arc

CBBLD is proud to announce the publication of Techno-Elegant, a feature-length interview with Principal Francesca Bettridge, in the current issue of Mondo.arc Magazine. The article, illustrated with images of Francesca and some of her ground-breaking projects, celebrates her talent, inspiration and commitment to her team at CBB and to outstanding lighting design. Click here to read this captivating study […]

LEDs Conference in San Diego

LEDs Conference in San Diego

On October 20th Michael Hennes chaired a pre-conference, full-day Advanced Lighting summit at the LEDs 2009 conference in San Diego. He was also one of the presenters and moderated a round-table panel discussion at the end of the day. The summit provided an in-depth assessment of LED lighting, from design to commercial applications, providing a great perspective on […]

OHNY Tour at 7 World Trade Center

On October 10th Mitul Parekh led a tour of the night illumination of 7 World Trade Center for Open House New York for a sold-out crowd. This was the fourth year in a row since the building’s opening that CBBLD has led this tour.

A Walking Tour of New York, Illuminated

Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design’s work on Time Warner Center, the Bloomberg Tower (731 Lexington Ave) and 7 World Trade Center are in the news again. The New York Times City Room blog reports on a project of the Illuminating Engineering Society of New York (IESNY) to highlight the role of lighting design in architecture. The 2009 IESNY publication of a self-guided tour of New […]

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

Henry Miller’s Theater featured May 4th in The New York Times

Designed in conjunction with the new LEED®Platinum (pending) One Bryant Park project, Henry Miller’s Theater will be the first new Broadway theater to open in more than 20 years and the first sustainably designed Broadway house. Energy efficient fluorescent, metal halide and halogen light sources are used to create a warm, comfortable interior environment and […]

CBBLD Staff Members Pass LEED Exam

Michael Hennes and Alexis Arnoldi passed the LEED exam and will be LEED Accredited Professionals once they receive their official certificates from the USGBC. They will now be able to provide advice and guidance on all aspects of the LEED program to our design staff when working on LEED projects, and they will provide in-house training on LEED […]

DOE CALiPER Program Guidance Committee Member

Michael Hennes is a new member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s CALiPER guidance committee. The DOE CALiPER program supports testing of commercial solid state lighting (SSL) products available for general illumination.  The program is also working to establish standardized testing procedures and measurements for SSL products. Michael will be attending the committee’s annual conference in […]

One Bryant Park Article

The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park is on the cover of HQ, a new magazine for senior executives jointly published by BusinessWeek andArchitectural Record. To view the article, “Bank of America Takes Manhattan”, follow the link to page 30: HQ Winter 2009

Cook+Fox Architects new LEED® Platinum office space Case Study

Cook+Fox Architects new LEED Platinum office space is featured in High Performance Buildings magazine as a case study on sustainable design. CBBLD worked with Cook+Fox to design their low-energy lighting system, which is linked to a dimming control system that adjusts the ambient light level in response to daylight. Innovative electronic metal halide dimming ballasts by Metrolight […]