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For the Muhammad Ali Center, a cultural and educational institution that interprets Ali’s life story and inspirational message, BBB designed a new building on a prominent site overlooking the Ohio River.

BBB’s adaptive reuse of an outdated New York City park building at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge creates a sustainable, new visitor center that provides space for educational, administrative and retail facilities.

BBB’s decade-long commitment to planning for the City of Fort Lauderdale establishes a design-based vision for a vibrant, pedestrian-oriented downtown, and a public realm plan to activate the Riverwalk and Arts & Entertainment District, all reinforcing the New River as the city’s central public space.

Under a GSA Design Excellence contract, BBB led a multi-disciplinary team on a comprehensive renovation to prepare the historic Thurgood Marshall US Courthouse for 21st century use.

BBB’s design for a vibrant new residential community at the Watchcase Factory retains the spirit of the historic building through the restoration of original materials and details.

Through architecture, landscape, and sustainability, BLDG 92 provides a new face and neighborhood identity for the historically significant Brooklyn Navy Yard.

BBB has completed the first comprehensive rehabilitation of New York City Hall in more than 50 years, incorporating 21st century systems and technology into an iconic early 19th century landmark.

BBB’s comprehensive renovation and rooftop addition has recharged MIT’s historic Building E52 for reinvigorated academic use and institute-wide conferencing.

The centerpiece of BBB’s master plan for St. Peter’s Preparatory School is the conversion of an existing campus building into the Moriarty Science Center, a new state-of-the-art science education facility.

BBB’s design for its expansive new office space in Lower Manhattan incorporates the intrinsic assets of the iconic Equitable Insurance building — excellent light, impressive views and gracious proportions — with a flexible and contemporary work environment that facilitates collaboration.

BBB was selected as the winner of the “City of the Future: A Design and Engineering Challenge” for Washington DC, a competition (inspired by the History Channel series, Cities of the Underworld) in which eight teams of architects and designers were challenged to envision what the capital city will look like one hundred years from now.

A comprehensive Campus Plan for Princeton University establishes a multi-disciplinary framework for accommodating significant academic expansion while preserving the intimate, park-like character of the campus, and creating a new regional Arts and Transit hub.

An urban design master plan supports the rezoning and transformation of Willets Point from a 62-acre contaminated waterfront site into a model green neighborhood for New York City with mixed-income housing, retail and entertainment amenities, public open space, community facilities, a hotel, and a convention center.

A comprehensive master plan for a new university campus and associated community will guide development of a resilient, mixed-use living and learning environment within a spectacular East African landscape.

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’s restoration of the Historic DC Courthouse revives the original grandeur of the 1820’s structure and provides additional space and enhanced facilities for The Court of Appeals.

A Vision Plan and Development Strategy for the emerging NoMA district creates a walkable, transit-accessible, dynamic, and diverse mixed-use neighborhood in an underutilized post-industrial area.

BBB restored the former Juvenile Court building in Washington DC, providing new life to a 1939 building and enabling the DC Courts to expand within a historic campus.

BBB’s design for a sophisticated Manhattan residence combines classic materials with modern interpretive details.

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

An urban design and investment framework to support affordable housing, job creation, and waterfront development in the South Bronx.

A Land Use Framework is guiding the development of a new Aga Khan University Hospital and Wellness Campus in downtown Kampala, where a diversity of activities will foster a vibrant teaching-learning-healing environment.

Over the course of more than a decade, BBB developed master plans to protect historic assets, achieve major sustainability benchmarks, and enhance livability on campus.

A master plan for one of the largest urban infill sites in Denver will transform the area into a mixed-use, urban neighborhood and a regional transit hub.

Rehabilitation of a historic 1906 factory building in Queens, one of the first cast-in-place concrete structures in New York City.

Renovation and redevelopment of the historic Randall School will create a vibrant arts campus comprised of a contemporary art museum with commercial and education facilities complemented by a new 12-story apartment building, surrounding a beautiful landscaped courtyard in Southwest DC.

BBB’s design for Winthrop House, one of Harvard’s historic River Houses, combines a complete re-visioning of its residential, academic, and public spaces with comprehensive envelope and system upgrades as well as a 41-bed addition.

BBB designed the conversion of a WWII-era storage facility and former warehouse into a state-of-the-art commercial and light manufacturing building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

A contemporary addition to the Moultrie Courthouse revitalizes the mid-century modernist limestone building on DC’s historic Judiciary Square.

BBB is helping a historic campus embark on a renewal plan that will restore and revitalize its twelve buildings for new generations of students.

BBB’s study provides a road map for advancing a 32-mile loop of bicycle and pedestrian connections along Manhattan’s waterfront.

A duo of striking residential towers is rising up from a mixed-use podium on an expansive Brooklyn waterfront site, creating a dynamic neighborhood gateway and framing dramatic New York City views.

A Community Sustainability Plan, rooted in engagement and feedback, builds consensus around community aspirations while ensuring that Hyattsville continues to be a Smart-Growth city.

BBB is collaborating with Sidewalk Labs on the master plan for an innovative mixed-use community advancing urban quality of life and leading the revival of Toronto’s Eastern Waterfront.

The Master Plan creates a transit-oriented district in Southeast Washington DC connecting a revitalized community to the Anacostia River Park system, with a new mixed-use neighborhood built on principles of sustainability and post-pandemic wellness and livability.

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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.

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:

“That kind of grandeur does not happen anymore, so the fact that [New York City Hall] came back to this original form is remarkable. Considerable talent is needed as an architect and preservationist to make it look like nothing has been done to it.”—Jury

By adding our voice to the US Architects Declare initiative, BBB continues the firm’s commitment to sustainability and advocacy for healthy living environments, positive social impact, and a low-carbon future.

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