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There are many ways to spend winter break. This January, six architecture students will head to work through four new winter session internship opportunities offered through the School of Architecture and Planning.
Explore the creative visions cultivated by students this semester, expressed in intricate models and forms and detailed plans and drawings.
Assistant professor Charles Davis II discusses Race-ing Architectural History at The Canadian Centre for Architecture as part of the weeklong workshop and seminar series Toolkit for Today: Activisms.

A city in flux is also one with potential—and, in the case of Buffalo, N.Y., fertile ground for university-city investigations in urbanism.

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An article on Buffalo Rising about the Downtown Public Library’s Reading Park reports the library has been working with community groups, including students from the UB School of Architecture and Planning, to flesh out the design details and how visitors will interact with the park.
An article on e-Architect by Brian Carter, professor of architecture in the UB School of Architecture and Planning, looks at a new concert hall to be built in Russia and what it means in terms of social history. “That new concert hall planned for the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra in Yekaterinburg offers hope and is to be celebrated. While there may be hints of grand foyers they appear not to overshadow closed halls as with Garnier’s Paris Opera. Instead, plans for this new 1,600 seat concert hall spread out the audience so all are clearly on display while musicians play against a vast backdrop of the city,” he writes.
An article on Buffalo Rising looks at Better On Bailey: Infrastructure Plan, a design proposal by Matthew Straub, a student in the UB School of Architecture and Planning, that looks at streetscape designs for Bailey Avenue that will calm traffic, promote multi-modal transportation and create a people-friendly business corridor between Winspear and Kensington avenues.
WIVB-TV’s Wake-Up morning show broadcast live from UB’s GRoW Home on South Campus throughout the morning Wednesday. Segments featured live interviews with Martha Bohm, assistant professor of architecture; Ken MacKay, clinical associate professor of architecture; and UB architecture graduate Chris Osterhoudt. A shorter segment aired during Channel 4’s noon newscast. https://www.wivb.com/news/local-news/-grow-home-is-low-energy-living-teaching-tool-at-university-at-buffalo/1512852892



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