The School of Architecture and Planning at the University at
Buffalo is committed to becoming a leader in diversity and
inclusion within both the university and architecture and planning
The School of Architecture and Planning is housed in historic
Hayes and Crosby Halls on UB's South Campus. Our state-of-the-art
facilities and academic resources include the latest technology in
digital fabrication and computing to a specialized library for
architecture and planning.
The School hosts one of the most impressive Fabrication
Facilities for a School of Architecture and Planning in the United
States. It provides students the resources to build and test their
designs at full scale and learn digital fabrication on the latest
CNC and rapid prototyping technologies.
The School of Architecture and Planning and the University at
Buffalo offer a range of financial support opportunities for
students. Resources range from financial aid to scholarships to
Both programs in architecture and planning offer competitive and
nominative scholarships and fellowships to support your academic
pursuits. Scholarships and fellowships are awarded on a highly
The Dean’s Council is a leadership group of friends of the
School of Architecture and Planning dedicated to raising
the global profile of the school and advancing its academic
programs and research enterprise. Members of the Dean’s
Council include distinguished alumni and leading
professionals, from firm executives to educators. As champions of
the Buffalo School, members leverage their diverse expertise and
leadership positions to forge new connections and build the
school's network of support.
Share news of your personal and professional accomplishments as
we celebrate our impact around the globe. We also encourage
you to stay connected with the Buffalo School community by engaging
in our alumni programs. We are extremely excited about where we are
headed together and welcome your continued energy in the adventure.
Search job and internship opportunities in architecture and
planning. The following openings require varying levels of
education and experience and have been posted by employers on UB
Career Services' BullsEye system.
Ashima Krishna is an architect, historic preservation planner
and educator. Her research focuses on three broad areas related to
cultural heritage and its preservation: the management of historic
urban landscapes in developing countries like India, issues in
adaptively reusing religious historic structures and landscapes,
and contemporary problems with world heritage sites in the
Dr. Page’s research focuses on a variety of issues related
to environmental planning, which involves the study of how to use
the planning process to minimize the negative effects of the
natural environment on humans and of human settlements on the
Dr. Henry Louis Taylor, Jr. research focuses on a
historical and contemporary analysis of distressed urban
neighborhoods, social isolation and race and class issues among
people of color, especially African Americans and
Kerry Traynor has been working in the field of historic
preservation for over 20 years. Professor Traynor has a diverse
background including work in the private and public sectors, as
well as in academia.
My research focuses on practical applications of spatial models,
joining amenity and location theory with applied GIS and simulation
methods to explore the complexity and dynamic processes of urban
systems for environmental planning, urban design, and sustainable
Dr. Silverman's research focuses on the non-profit sector, the
role of community-based organizations in urban neighborhoods,
education reform, shrinking cities, and inequality in inner city
Before joining the Department of Environmental Planning and
Design at UB in 1983, Professor Sam Cole worked in a wide variety
of national and international positions in national, urban, and
So-Ra Baek's primary research areas of interest include the
connection between public health and the built environment and the
role of race/ethnicity and acculturation in the relationship
between physical activity and neighborhood design.
Follow Lisa, Dan, Alan, Quincy, Greg, Carl, Marius, Nahshon,
Eliana, Gary, Kamilah and Crystal right here as they blog about
their experiences as architects and as students in the beautiful,
fascinating and rapidly changing country of China.
The Graham Foundation grant will support the publication of the
first in-depth study of the aesthetic and ideological constructions
of the "domestic" Adolf Hitler and how this was used to soften his
public image and seduce audiences in Germany and abroad.
UB will invest $25 million in a major multi-disciplinary
research initiative to confront grand challenges facing humankind.
Buffalo School faculty members are the forefront of two of these
'Communities of Excellence': Global Halth Equity and SMART
(Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies).
The American Planning Association, which sponsored the
competition, announced the finalists last month at the APA national
conference in Seattle, where the Buffalo School students also had
the opportunity to formally present their ideas.