By providing this latest digital technology, as well as a new visualization laboratory in Hayes Hall and a fully equipped Materials and Methods Shop, the school provides the full range of choices for students to visualize, fabricate and test their ideas that substantially expand their design skills and potential.
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 student employment.
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 competitive basis.
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.
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The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architectural education.
The Architecture Graduate Student Association is responsible for cultivating an atmosphere to foster the development of academic, social and professional endeavors for students in B/a+p’s Master of Architecture program.
Beth Tauke is Associate Dean in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo - State University of New York, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, and Project Director in the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA).
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 developing world.
Christopher Romano is a Research Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York and a researcher within the Material Culture Research Group where he co-directs the Sustainable Futures study abroad program in the cloud forest of Costa Rica.
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 development.
New to both the city of Buffalo and the university, Gregory Delaney is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School of Architecture, where he studied architecture (B.S. in Architecture, 2008) and architecture criticism (M.A.S. in Criticism, 2010).
Associate Professor Hadas A. Steiner received a Ph.D. in the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Masters degree in Art History from University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Art in Architecture from Columbia University.
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 regional planning.
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 Latinos. Within this framework, Taylor’s research also focuses on these issues in Cuba, the Caribbean Islands and Latin America. Lastly, Taylor is concerned with the redevelopment of shrinking cities and metropolitan cities, with a focus on social, economic and racial justice.
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.
The work of Dennis Maher has ranged from a localized form of civic activism and material experimentation to a synthetic proposition for re-imagining the post-industrial environment through a variety of modes and media.
Brad Waleshas 28 years experience working years as a sole practitioner registered in NY and NJ. His work focuses on community-based green projects, focusing on mixed-use design, streetscape and pocket park design, and passive solar design, with an overall emphasis on issues of durability.
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 natural environment.
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 housing markets.
Paul L. Battaglia, AIA, has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at UB since 1985 teaching Lighting and Acoustics: Environmental Controls 2. He also teaches a seminar on Aural Architecture and has taught Generic Building Types and various architectural studios in the Millard Fillmore College.
Stephanie Davidson studied Fine Art at Mount Allison University, Canada (BFA, 2000) and architecture at Dalhousie University, Canada (BEDS, 2002; MArch 2005) and the Architectural Association, London England.
Mark Shepard holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Architecture and Media Study. He received a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, a Master of Fine Arts in Combined Media from Hunter College, City University of New York, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University.
Irene Ayad, who received her Ph.D. from Cornell University, is an architectural historian and urbanist with particular interest in 20th century western and non-western architecture as well as in community development and historic preservation.
Nicholas Bruscia is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, where he is also a researcher in the Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies (CAST).
The Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies (CAST) focuses on the evolving and growing implications of new technologies within the built environment: social, political, ecological and material.
Architecture faculty members Stephanie Davidson and Georg
Rafailidis, along with their students, will present work in the
National Council on Education in Ceramic Arts’ 48 annual
conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this spring.
This spring, concerned regional citizens can gain practical
skills to mobilize their ideas into community action by enrolling
in Citizen Planning School, a free resource being offered through a
federally-funded planning initiative.