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Jelani Lowe is in the final semester of the 3.5-year Master of Architecture program at UB, where he earned his bachelor's degree in environmental design. 

Through introspective design exercises, sophomore students are exploring fragments of their architectural past, those typically omitted in the portfolios that highlight only their finished work. 

Trezz Bailey is a third-year student in the 3.5-year Master of Architecture program. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from SUNY Buffalo State.
A new student assistance fund has been made in the memory of a UB School of Architecture and Planning alumnus, Christopher Bovenzi (BPS ’84).

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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.