Brown Building Society is a Brown University student group dedicated to creating and exploring undergraduate building projects.

Brown Building Society (BBS) is a student-run Brown University group which exists to promote and facilitate undergraduate student building projects. BBS organizes large short-term and long-term group projects in a variety of fields.

    Founded in 2010, BBS has designed and built a trebuchet and wind turbine. For more information, see the Trebuchet Project Page and Wind Turbine Project Page. BBS is now designing and constructing a hovercraft. For more information, see the Hovercraft Project Page.

    For additional information about BBS, see BBS's Facebook Page.

Recent News

  • First Meeting of the Year! Join us on Sunday 9/20 in B&H190 for the first BBS meeting of the year! This will be an information session to give you a chance to learn more about BBS and what we do! We hope to see you there!
    Posted Sep 17, 2015, 9:10 AM by BBS Brown Building Society
  • BBS on YouTube! Brown Building Society is on YouTube! Visit us at to check out weekly update videos and more!
    Posted Mar 6, 2015, 11:49 AM by BBS Brown Building Society
  • BBS Update BBS has been hard at work on the hovercraft project this year. Expect to see many new updates on the site and Facebook page soon! 
    Posted Apr 27, 2014, 1:45 PM by BBS Brown Building Society
  • BBS Elections BBS has had their annual elections for the coming 2013-2014 school year. The positions to be elected were President, Vice President, and Project Manager. After a weeklong of voting the results are as follows: President: Daniel Polidsny Vice President: Brant Hoffman Project Manager: Adam CohnCongratulations to the winners. The upcoming project will be the design and building of a manned hovercraft.
    Posted Jul 27, 2013, 6:27 PM by BBS Brown Building Society
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