CBLH Archived News

Taking In Cleveland Pride

En route to a meeting, team members stop to appreciate the Cleveland skyline and display their pride.

CBLH Sponsors MetroHealth NICU Golf Outing

CBLH was a proud corporate level sponsor for the MetroHealth System Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Golf Outing.

CBLH Presents at NOSHE

CBLH Director of Design, Adam O’Brien along with Ken Borah of Karpinski Engineering and Walter Jones of the MetroHealth Systems presented “Race to the 2016 RNC: Speed-to-Market Strategies for Expansion at MetroHealth” at the 7th Annual NOSHE Conference.

7th Annual NOSHE Conference

CBLH Design is proud to have sponsored a booth to support the 7th Annual NOSHE Conference!




Preparing for a Presentation is Teamwork

Our team is hard at work behind the scenes putting the finishing touches on a presentation.



Dynamic Glazing

Thank you Sage Glass for providing our team with information on how to improve the human experience in buildings with electrochomics.

UH RB&C Cocktail Reception

Members of the CBLH Design Team attended the University Hospital’s FORE the Kids Cocktail Reception to benefit UH Rainbow Babies & Children.

The Celebration Continues

The entire staff celebrates a milestone anniversary for Director of Interior Design, Natalie Symon.Thank you Natalie for your 40 years of dedication with our firm.


Former First Lady Speaks at AIA Conference

Members of our team got to hear firsthand from Former First Lady Michelle Obama on how architects can use their leadership to make the world a better place.



2017 AIA Convention 

CBLH is looking forward to the annual AIA Convention and Expo in Orlando, Florida!

Commercial Glass School

Thank you Viracon for providing our team with an overview of safety glazing products.


Cleveland Indians Home Opener

Thank you Geis Construction, GDOT Design, and American Interiors for hosting the various watch parties.The staff at CBLH enjoyed watching the winning game with colleagues.

Understanding and Improving Indoor Air Quality

Thank you CertainTeed for presenting how to improve indoor air quality by removing pollutants and other associated chemicals that have adverse health effects.

Cuyahoga Community College Unveils Master Plan

The staff at CBLH gained valuable insight at the Tri-C master plan unveiling breakfast.We look forward to the successful passage of the levy and our continued partnership with Tri-C.

Creating Safer Spaces in Healthcare

Thank you Nora for presenting a lunch and learn on the use of rubber flooring in healthcare applications.


Bad Tom Smith Brewing to Open in Ohio City

Proud Architect of the new taproom for Bad Tom Smith Brewing Company.  Read the article HERE.

COAA Members Tour Progressive Field

The Spring Workshop gained insight on the Cogence Alliance, Commissioning of Fire Protection Systems, and a behind the scenes look at the latest improvements at Progressive Field.

Construction Materials Testing and Quality Control

Thank you PSI for providing the lunch and learn on construction testing, inspections, and envelope design.

CBLH Sponsors SMPS Educational Panel

Speakers from Cleveland State, Kent State, Oberlin, and Cuyahoga Community College join moderator Signet Enterprises for a discussion on making master plans a reality.

Natalie Symon Celebrates 40 Years at CBLH

A big congratulations goes out to our Director of Interior Design, Natalie Symon, for a milestone anniversary!Thank you for your 40 years of loyalty.

CBLH Wins University of Akron Project

CBLH will begin working on the design of the addition for the College of Business Administration for The University of Akron.

The Ohio State University Job Fair

Our office had a booth at The Ohio State University – Knowlton School Job Fair.We are actively hiring for various positions. Apply today!

4 Ways Tile Won't Kill You

Thank you Emser Tile for providing a Lunch and Learn on “4 Ways Tile Won’t Kill You"

CBLH Office Dinner

The staff and their spouses all got to enjoy a wonderful evening at Square 22 in Strongsville.

70 Degrees in February?


This one is for the records!CBLH kicked off its tradition of picnic lunches early this year.


Team Participates in SMPS Rock N Bowl

The staff of CBLH competed in the SMPS Rock N Bowl event.  Proceeds from the bowling event went towards an ACE Cleveland Scholarship.

Showcasing at KSU College of Architecture Job Fair

Our office had a booth at the Kent State University – College of Architecture Job Fair.  We are actively hiring for various positions.Apply today!

Integrating Acoustics into Architecture

Thanks to BASWA for presenting!  The staff at CBLH gained new insight with the psychological effects of interior acoustics and the principles of sound while realizing the importance of accounting for acoustics in the design phase.

CBLH Buys Its Own Drone

We are very excited to test out our new drone in our parking lot! We plan on using this new drone to examine existing project sites.

CBLH Assists with SMPS Healthcare Program

The staff at CBLH worked with other area firms to put on another successful healthcare program for SMPS Northeast Ohio.  Speakers included Brian Smith (Cleveland Clinic), Walter Jones (MetroHealth), Dean Vaughn (UH/Sodexo), and Cliff Greive (Akron Children's).

SMPS Chapter President Delivers Opening Annoucements

Our Director of Marketing, John Rach, delivers the opening announcements for the latest SMPS program. John is currently serving as Chapter President.

MetroHealth Brecksville in Properties Magazine.

The IIDA Healthcare Interior award that MetroHealth Brecksville Health Center was awarded was showcased in Properties Magazine. Read the story HERE.

Presentation by Mark Architectural Lighting

Thank you Mark Architectural Lighting for the presentation on RUBIK, a revolutionary design vocabulary for lighting in the ceiling grid.

Happy Holidays from CBLH Design!

Our design team was very excited to have a "Hawaiian Holiday" celebration. Click HERE to view our eCard.

CBLH Holiday Party.

The staff participated in the 46th annual holiday party.  With the white elephant gift exchange, some people left with great presents, and others, well...

SMPS Holiday Party

CBLH enjoyed the holiday party hosted by SMPS!  It was a great event for networking.

Open House at Willard Library.

Congratulations Willard Library on the opening of your newly renovated facility.

Metro Published in BOSS Magazine.

The MetroHealth Campus Transformation, and more specifically the Critical Care Pavilion project, was published in BOSS Magazine. Check out the article HERE.

Krill Holiday Party.

Thank you Krill Construction for another fun evening at your annual holiday party!

New Hire at CBLH.

Our firm would like to welcome Jillian DiBenedetto to the team. Jillian is joining as an Administrative/Marketing Assistant.

Happy Thanksgiving!

CBLH would like to send its warmest wishes this holiday season. We are very thankful to our clients, staff, consultants and colleagues.

New Project on the Boards!

We are excited to announce a new client to our boards. CBLH was just awarded the Infusion Suite Renovation project at UH Samaritan Hospital in Ashland, Ohio.

MetroHealth Brecksville Health Center Wins Award.

Teamed with Perspectus Architecture, the Brecksville Health Center won the IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Award.

CBLH Interior Planner Wins Award.

Congratulations Kaitlyn Kough on winning the IIDA award for student work!

CBLH Presents at Healthcare Design Conference.

Adam O’Brien presented at the Healthcare Design Conference in Houston, Texas with Walter Jones (MetroHealth), Jocelyn Stroupe (Cannon Design), and Melanie Townshend (Gilbane Building Company). Topic: Speed-to-Market Strategies for Expansion at MetroHealth

CBLH showcased at Healthcare Design Conference.

CBLH showcased this year at Healthcare Design Conference in Houston. We hope everyone enjoyed our display.

Happy Halloween!

Our staff was very excited to dress up this Halloween season.

Go Tribe!

CBLH salutes our Cleveland Indians.

Columbus SMPS puts on Healthcare Program.

The SMPS Columbus Chapter put on a great healthcare panel with guests from the Wexner Medical Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and OhioHealth.

Branching Out to Brecksville.

MetroHealth opens new health & surgery center to service southern Cuyahoga County as seen in the October issue of Properties Magazine.

CBLH is now working in Michigan!

We are very excited to announce our first project with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Our team will be designing the renovation for their Intensive Care Unit.

New Engineering Building Breaks Ground!

The Cleveland State University New Engineering Building has broken ground this morning.

CBLH Showcasing at Ohio Library Council

Come see our booth (#214) at the Ohio Library Council.