2021 Honor Award for Excellence –
Kansas Preservation Alliance

BBN Architects was honored that Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity in Manhattan, KS – known as the former YMCA / St Mary’s Hospital – received a 2021 Honor Award for Excellence from the Kansas Preservation Alliance.

BBN enjoys researching and working on historic buildings, in particular this project which played important roles in the early years of Kansas State University and our community. It is fun to think about how our historic structures can be artfully preserved and adapted for contemporary use.

For more information, please visit our Delta Sigma Phi Project Page.

2021 Merit Award for Excellence –
Kansas Preservation Alliance

BBN Architects was honored that 401 Poyntz in Manhattan, KS – known as the Union National Bank Building – received a 2021 Merit Award for Excellence; Preservation Stewardship Award from the Kansas Preservation Alliance.

BBN enjoys researching and working on historic buildings, in particular this project which contributes to the downtown urban fabric of Manhattan. It is fun to celebrate the detail, craft, and cultural importance of our historic structures.

For more information, please visit our 401 Poyntz Project Page.

2020 Bowman Forum –
Neumann Monson visits with 3rd Year Students

The annual Bowman Design Forum was introduced by Kansas State alumnus Brent Bowman to expose third-year architecture students to the field’s top professionals. This year’s jurors were Tim Schroeder and Nick Lindsley of Neumann Monson Architects, Iowa City, IA.

Our guest jurors were very gracious in participating in a fully virtual Forum.

2020 Forum Poster

Student participants compete through submissions of innovative design for financial scholarship awards. This year’s Honor Award went to Natalie Cox, Special Merit Award to Jada Rezac, and Finalist Awards to Matt Eichler, JoBeth Hancock, and Abigail Hutchinson.

For more information, please see our Bowman Forum webpage.

2019 Bowman Forum –
Polk Stanley Wilcox visits with 3rd Year Students

The annual Bowman Design Forum was introduced by Kansas State alumnus Brent Bowman to expose third-year architecture students to the field’s top professionals. This year’s jurors were Reese Rowland and Patty Opitz of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects, Little Rock, AR.

2019 Forum Poster

Student participants compete through submissions of innovative design for financial scholarship awards. This year’s Honor Award went to Matthew Cox, Special Merit Award to Braydn Voorhees, and Finalist Awards to Seth Campbell, Donovan Douglas, and Mica Ratzlaff.

For more information, please see our Bowman Forum webpage.

2019 Water for 2060 Award –
Administration / Laboratory Building

BBN Architects was honored that the Coffee Creek Water Resource Recovery Facility in Edmond, Oklahoma received the 2019 Water for 2060 Excellence Award from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.

BBN is passionate about sustainable design and seeks to implement conservation strategies in every project be they certified or not. We are committed to the thoughtful integration of our buildings and landscapes into the natural environment through the use of regional materials, and sustainable design strategies.

For more information, please visit our City of Edmond Administration / Laboratory Building Project Page.

2019 Historic Preservation Awards –
Theta Xi Fraternity and Private Residence

BBN Architects was honored that two recent projects – the Theta Xi Fraternity, and a local private residence – received Historic Preservation Awards from the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance.

We respect the unique combination of culture and environment that surrounds each project and endeavor to deliver projects that artfully respond to their function.

2018 Bowman Forum –
Centerbrook Architects visits with 3rd Year Students

The annual Bowman Design Forum was introduced by Kansas State alumnus Brent Bowman to expose third-year architecture students to the field’s top professionals. This year’s jurors were Jim Childress and Todd Andrews of Centerbrook Architects and Planners, Centerbrook, CT.

2018 Forum Poster

Student participants compete through submissions of innovative design for financial scholarship awards. This year’s Honor Award went to Matthew Ho, Special Merit Award to Alexandra Mesias, and Finalist Awards to Garrett Scott, Dean Randolph, and Lawson Endicott.

For more information, please see our Bowman Forum webpage.

2017 Bowman Forum –
Carney Logan Burke Architects visits with 3rd year students

The annual Bowman Design Forum was introduced by Kansas State alumnus Brent Bowman to expose third-year architecture students to the field’s  top professionals. This year’s jurors were John Carney and Andy Ankeny of Carney Logan Burke Architects in Jackson Wyoming

2017 Forum Poster

Student participants compete through submissions of innovative design for financial scholarship awards. This year’s Honor Award went to Roger Clark, Special Merit Award to James Jones and Finalist Awards to Jaasiel Duarte-Terrazas, Jason Ingram and Mohammed Kazem Namazi.

For more information, please see our Bowman Forum webpage.