The American Institute of Architects is bestowing a national award on an architecture education program that UB School of Architecture and Planning students, alumni and faculty help to run. Called Architecture + Education, the initiative will receive the 2013 AIA Diversity Recognition Program award for introducing thousands of grade schoolers to architecture over the past 13 years.
Graduates and their families, and guests from the university and community listened to remarks from Bill McKibben, world-renowned author, environmentalist and educator who delivered the 2013 commencement address and received this year's Dean's Medal.
Bee Dwelling Wins International Architecture Award
Elevator B, a honeycomb-themed tower housing bees on Buffalo’s waterfront, designed by UB architecture students, was recently announced as the Jury Award winner in the Student Design/Build Project category of the Architizer A+ Awards.
Symposium Examines Urban Hyper- development in China
The School of Architecture and Planning partnered with UB's Confucius Institute in convening internationally renowned scholars in urban planning, political science and geography to consider the complex bureaucratic, political and economic forces shaping urbanization in China.
The $50.5 million restoration of Hayes and Crosby Hall, home to the School of Architecture and Planning for the past 40 years, will preserve the exteriors of these iconic structures and make them more efficient, sustainable and beautiful.