CBLH Design Kudos/Civic Involvement


CBLH Design has been recognized throughout the years for our efforts in design throughout northern Ohio. We have been the recipients of American Institute of Architects Cleveland Chapter Design Awards for various projects. CBLH Design and its team have also been published in national trade magazines and local newspapers for our work. These areas of recognition support the fact that we strive to provide clients with appropriate design solutions that have a lasting impact on the community that is served.

A few examples of awards and recognition CBLH Design has received are:

Kent State University - Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Tim Hunsicker (Retired Partner of CBLH), 2015 Recipient

Spectrum Orthopaedics

  • Properties Magazine – Featured Article

Ritter Public Library – First Library in the State of Ohio to earn LEED Gold

  • Builders Exchange Magazine – Feature Article on Green Construction on a Budget
  • Properties Magazine – Feature Article on Lessons in LEED
  • Lorain Journal – Article describing the Library’s renovation and expansion
  • Elyria Chronicle – Article on the grand opening of the expanded library

CBLH Design Offices – First EDAC Advocate Firm in the State of Ohio

  • Healthcare Design Magazine – Article on CBLH Design, First in Ohio to become EDAC Advocate
  • Properties Magazine – Feature Article on Designer Digs
  • Properties Magazine – Feature Article on Environmental Solutions

Cleveland State University – Main Classroom Building – Student Services

  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Award of Excellence
  • Outstanding Design for Renovation/Modernization – American School & University Magazine

Cleveland State University – Rhodes Tower Main Plaza:

  • Builders Exchange Craftsmanship Award – Stone Fountain Design
  • Stone World Magazine Feature Article on Granite Fountain
  • Concrete Construction Magazine Project of the Month

Wadsworth Public Library

  • Community Vision Award

Cuyahoga County Public Library
South Euclid - Lyndhurst Branch

  • Cleveland Restoration Society Preservation Award
  • American Institute of Architects, Cleveland Exceptional Accomplishment Award

Solon and Beachwood Branch

  • Properties Magazine – Feature Article on Beginning a New Chapter

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland – Learning Center

  • Builders Exchange Craftsmanship Award – Masonry/Stone Work

Department of Veterans Affairs - Louis Stokes Medical Center

  • American Institute of Architects, Cleveland Honorable Mention Design Award

Case Western Reserve University

  • American Institute of Architects, Georgia Excellence Award
  • American Institute of Architects, Chicago Distinguished Building Divine Detail Interior Architecture Ten Year Award
  • Architect Magazine, Featured Article


"I greatly appreciate the positive working relationship that we have shared with CBLH Design over the last 23 years. The firm's impressive leadership and staff have continued to provide personable service while delivering innovative and functional responses to our changing needs." - Gary Hallman, former President and CEO of Medina Hospital

"Our experience with CBLH Design has been outstanding. We have worked with two of the principals on our Richfield Branch (opened 2001) and Highland Square Branch (opened 2007). Marc and Tim are excellent listeners; they are able and willing to balance their design initiative with the functional objectives of the building owner." - David Jennings, Director Akron-Summit County Public Library

"CBLH has developed into one of our leading architecture firms by carefully listening to our needs and consistently responding with creative and functional solutions. It is clear we are a high priority and they want to retain us as a client. They do this by providing excellent customer service and creative designs." - Edward P. Schmittgen Former Director of Capital Planning and University Architect Cleveland State University

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