BBS News

Community of Place

What a year it has been. We are all trying to stay current on the latest updates from state government, and local, regional, and national news. The information can come fast and furious as educators, parents, district administration and design professionals alike pivot to catch up, to try to stay ahead of the new recommendations […]

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Project Progress: Bay Shore Armory Conversion

Bay Shore, NY – Over the summer, construction continues at the site of the former Bay Shore Armory, which is being converted into a modern, state-of-the-art pre-K facility for the local school district. A unique example of re-purposing existing community buildings for alternative use, the BBS design team fully embraced sustainability as a means of […]

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Project Progress: Construction continues at Greenacres School

Scarsdale, NY – Taking advantage of the extended summer construction season, the construction teams are hard at work at Greenacres School to have the place ready to open for the 2020-2021 academic year. With much work still to be done, we at BBS are excited to share the work progress and are thankful to the […]

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Social Distancing Planning & Consulting Services

As a full-service architecture, landscape architecture and engineering firm, BBS stands ready to assist New York State businesses, organizations, and educational facilities with spatial planning requirements made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic. Potential regulations and acceptable societal norms are yet unknown, so planning involves predictions of parameters that are merely in the infancy of discussion. […]

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Next Millennium Design

The shift beyond 21st Century School Design is happening now. School districts are planning for re-opening after the pandemic shutdown. Student-based learning and its desire for open, flexible, and adaptable space is now faced with the challenges presented by social distancing and overall hygiene concerns. This phenomenon transcends beyond schools to engage homes, public libraries, […]

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To Our Valued Clients: School Projects & Summer Construction

BBS Architects, Landscape Architects & Engineers (BBS) has adapted to the new reality caused by the recent pandemic and is effectively moving forward as a leader in New York State’s (K-12), Public Library and Municipal Design Industry. Our staff is working remotely with full access to all pertinent files and information in a continued effort […]

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Energy Performance Contract (EPC) Services

Why EPC and Why Now? BBS has been implementing energy efficient projects for over 25 years, having designed hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Energy Performance Contracts. We provide exceptional design, implementation guidance, energy-efficient solutions, innovative technologies, and carbon footprint reduction applications.   What is an EPC (Energy Performance Contract)? An EPC is an agreement […]

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To Our Valued Clients: Current Situation

In recent weeks we at BBS, along with the rest of the nation, have been closely watching the rapidly developing situation in regard to the spread of coronavirus – COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, clients, consultants, vendors and all those with whom we come in contact are our biggest concern. We want […]

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Improvements Coming To Florida School District

Florida, NY – The Florida Union Free School District (FUFSD) Board of Education met on Thursday, February 20 to discuss updates on the capital improvement project. The project proposes several structural upgrades and renovations to various parts of the District, and will include improvements to the school grounds and buildings such as safer entryway vestibules […]

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