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A vision for wide-ranging and implementable projects increases the social, economic, and environmental resiliency of three distinct Rockaway Peninsula communities facing the impacts of Superstorm Sandy and the pressures of climate change.

BBB designed a white box space with environmental controls to house temporary exhibitions for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.

BBB is replacing the extensive glass roofs that admit natural overhead light into The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s European Paintings galleries with a sophisticated new infrastructure capable of providing optimum daylight levels and environmental control. 
BBB’s redesign of the iconic building’s grand lobby and rooftop amenity restored their historic finishes and features while simultaneously meeting the wayfinding and graphic identity needs of a contemporary first-class office building.
BBB’s environmental graphics program for the expansion of Xavier High School reflects and supports the mission of the school.
BBB’s signage blends with the exhibit graphics at Planet Word, DC's inaugural language-arts museum, created within the revitalized historic Franklin School.
BBB designed a graphic pattern language that both reflects and enlivens the creative energy at the Chicago Innovation Exchange—a central gathering place for Chicago’s innovation ecosystem and a catalyst in the ongoing renaissance of 53rd Street.
BBB’s signage design for Building 77 and BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard reflects a bold industrial aesthetic that reinforces the Navy Yard’s historic visual vocabulary and its more recent brand redesign. 
BBB designed comprehensive wayfinding and code signage for the renovation of Williams Hall—a 1903 laboratory building in the heart of the historic Asa Packer Campus—into a lively interdisciplinary academic building.
Environmental graphics are woven seamlessly into the fabric of BBB’s comprehensive renovation and rooftop addition to MIT's Building E52, which has been reinvigorated for academic use and institute-wide conferencing.
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An article in the Harvard Gazette offers a sneak peak inside the newly designed swing space for Harvard’s House Renewal and an article in the Harvard Crimson interviewed student residents of Dunster House soon after they were introduced to their swing year housing. As part of the program, BBB designed spaces to create a home away from home for students during their swing year. The design includes interiors services including layouts, furniture, finishes, fixtures and fabrics, as well as artwork, graphics, and donor signage for new student bedrooms, classrooms, and common spaces including dining facilities, gyms, libraries, music rooms, and multi-function spaces.

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce presented its Adaptive Reuse Award for the Banknote Building, designed by BBB, at its Inaugural Building Awards ceremony held on October 29. BBB’s adaptive reuse of the landmark 1909 printing plant in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx creates a vibrant, mixed-use hub that supports the revitalization of the surrounding community and celebrates the area’s history.

The Following Function series explores projects in Europe and the US that pioneer the creative reuse of redundant industrial sites, and considers the implications for heritage conservation and post-industrial communities.

The TWA Terminal at JFK International Airport has been honored with a prestigious American Architecture Award, bestowed by the Chicago Athenaeum in recognition of excellence in architecture and urbanism in the United States.

“The Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), together with its partners Amtrak and Akridge, have commissioned Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP and Grimshaw Architects (BBB/Grimshaw) to create the Master Development Plan for Union Station’s 2nd Century.

An article in The New York Times examines how Grand Central Terminal, one of America’s great civic spaces, still captures our attention. David Dunlap’s piece, accompanied by a time-lapse video shot by Damon Winter, takes a look at the iconic Oyster Bar ramp hall, which was reclaimed in a comprehensive renovation by BBB.

BBB’s office at 120 Broadway in lower Manhattan recently achieved LEED Gold status. Thank you to our design team who made this possible: Elizabeth Leber, Margaret Kittinger, Anna Grabowska, and Steve McCarthy. Designed in collaboration with our sustainability consultants YRG, select sustainable features which contributed to the LEED Gold recognition are listed below:

The renovation of the Art Deco-style Tower Building in Washington DC will create sustainable Class-A office space with unique shared amenities that enhance the historic character of the National Register building and introduce an iconic presence with minimal disruption to existing tenants. The project scope includes exterior restoration, renovation of common core areas, and construction of new facilities including a conference center, fitness center, and bike room, as well as the design of graphics and signage.

From October 17-20, nearly 40,000 people from 193 different countries gathered in Quito Ecuador at the Habitat III conference to discuss implementation of the New Urban Agenda (NUA).

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