BBS News

Webinar | Next Millennium Design: “Adapting to Emerging Variables”

Please join Kevin Walsh AIA, ALEP, LEED AP, in partnership with Nassau BOCES and the Long Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, to the second of a three-part webinar series focusing on SCHOOL PLANNING AND DESIGN FOR COVID-19. The webinar series provides an opportunity for design professionals and the educational community to explore […]

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K-12 Design & Construction Market Update

BBS Architects, Landscape Architects & Engineers continues to adapt to the new reality caused by the COVID pandemic and continues to effectively progress as a leader in New York State’s and the Northeast Region’s K-12, Public Library, and Municipal Design Industry. We have just completed a very busy and successful summer construction season despite the […]

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Progress Update: Florida’s Golden Hill Elementary Fields

Florida, NY – With the new academic year, construction has started at the Golden Hill Elementary School athletic fields. As of mid-September, approximately 1,000 cubic yards of controlled fill were utilized in the process of rebuilding the existing natural-grass playing fields.  

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A Socially Distanced Conversation about Making Connections

As we continue to navigate the course of this pandemic, our team at BBS took some time to have a conversation with some of our community members and leaders in different industries, to discuss some key questions we all had about where we are now, how we got here, what the future might look like, […]

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Kevin Walsh Earns ALEP Designation

Kevin J. Walsh, BBS Partner, recently received the Accredited Learning Environments Planner (ALEP) designation, a mark of excellence developed to reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities of a competent educational facility planner. The ALEP credential was designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance and identify those in the educational environment industry who demonstrate the […]

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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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