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.
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.
Graduate Planning Student Association is a student run
organization dedicated to building camaraderie among the Masters of
Urban Planning students, promoting professionalism and connecting
students to Greater Buffalo-Niagara community.
Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture, has
received funding from the New York State Council on the
Arts to develop a facade that imitates the leaves of a tree in
its dappling and diffusion of natural light.
An expert on economic modeling related to natural and man-made
disasters, JiYoung Park is co-editor of a new book that assesses
simulated events ranging from attacks on sports stadiums to the
spread of foot-and-mouth disease.
An article in The Wall Street Journal listing “The
Best Architecture of 2014” includes the
University at Buffalo’s Solar Strand, calling 3,200-panel,
ground-mounted photovoltaic array a “small but telling model
of landscape architecture at its most forward-thinking.”
UB’s engagement with partner organizations to restore and
preserve Western New York’s natural environment, including
work led by the School of Architecture and Planning, has been
recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.
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.