BBS News

Students Shine as Billy Joel Cuts Ribbon on Fine and Performing Arts Wing

Oyster Bay, NY – In a magical evening of music and community pride, Oyster Bay’s own legendary musician, Billy Joel, helped the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District cut the ribbon on its newly expanded Fine and Performing Arts Wing at Oyster Bay High School, Sept. 25. Mr. Joel, a longtime advocate of music education […]

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Clients expect special expertise from architects, engineers and builders

When it comes to building projects, clients expect a higher level of specific expertise than ever from their architects, engineers and construction managers. Firms that provide these services have adapted over the years, deepening their areas of specialization by industry as well as by service area. BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers began to specialize […]

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BBS appoints first new partners in 30 years

Patchogue-based BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers, a firm founded in the 1970s, has appointed new partners for the first time in more than 30 years. BBS, which primarily does design and engineering work for Long Island’s K-12 public schools and higher education institutions, has brought on six partners as part of a corporate succession […]

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BBS: The Journey to Better Construction Documents

After his graduation with a degree in architecture from New York Institute of Technology in 1978, Roger Smith accepted a full-time position at BBS, where he had worked part-time as a college student, and stayed for a year. He left to take a position in the design and building industry, where he gained more knowledge […]

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Long Island architecture firm BBS opens Albany office

Albany, NY – BBS Architects & Engineers has been growing quickly since the Long Island firm opened an Albany office three months ago. Six employees were hired. Four to five more could be joining in the next three months. “I think a lot of firms expand hoping they have a job and then hire people,” said […]

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Architecture That Bridges Generations

Designing the Built Environment to Bridge the History of the Past with the Promise of the Future by Fostering Connections Between Education, Sustainability and Community Designing or renovating a (K-12) school for an existing community can be as simple as taking the students’ needs into consideration and building a structure that reflects those needs.  But […]

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Library & Media Center opens at the St. John the Baptist DHS

West Islip, NY – BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers has completed the $2.08 million redesign and renovation of the 8,200 s/f St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School library at 1170 Montauk Hwy. BBS served as architect; interior and furniture designer; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineer; and technology consultant. The scope of construction […]

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South Side High School project completed

Rockville Centre, NY – BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers has completed the extensive expansion and renovation of the South Side High School for the Rockville Centre Union Free School District located in Suffolk County on Long Island.  BBS served as the architect; interior designer; technology designer; and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineer for […]

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What emerging trends will drive investment and development in 2016?

“The most interesting new trend in public K-12 school design will be the convergence of educational and community functions. New schools in suburban markets will be planned to accommodate not only classrooms, but also community meetings, adult education, local government functions, and multi-generational activities, such as art classes, sporting events, or gardening.” Roger P. Smith, Principal

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