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6/18/19

New research by urban planning professor Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah explores a dual land tenure system in Ghana that dates back to British Colonial rule and has led to the exploitation of poor and vulnerable populations.

6/18/19
UB architecture student Jenna Herbert shares her exploration of digital fabrication and materiality as an exchange student at the Aarhus School of Architecture (Arkitektskolen Aarhus).
6/12/19
An exhibition that will travel across the country over the next two years to reveal the little-known history of architects as activists for social justice has landed in Buffalo.
6/10/19
On May 17, 2019, more than 200 future architects, urban planners and real estate developers crossed the stage at UB's Center for the Arts to accept their hard-earned degrees. 
6/7/19

Former students and colleagues pay tribute to the beloved urban planning professor who retires after a 42-year career at the School of Architecture and Planning.

5/30/19

UB architecture chair Korydon Smith's book Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda: Architectural Inquiries and Prospects for a Developing African City has been selected as the 2019 winner of the Great Places Award for books.

5/21/19
Working in consultation with high ranking planners from the City of Buffalo and real estate development professionals, Professor Ernest Sternberg’s MUP studio investigated the feasibility of locating an innovation district within the City of Buffalo.
5/20/19

An award-winning student with a passion for the environment and the city around her, Camden Miller explores housing and community development in the urban planning doctoral program.

5/16/19
Dylan Burns, who will graduate this week with his MArch/MUP degree, recently shared findings from his thesis research on design strategies for optimizing resiliency, affordability and lifespan values in infill housing. 
5/14/19

This year’s class of eight Champions for Change have germinated action plans for initiatives as diverse as a tiny house movement on Buffalo’s East Side, a greenhouse to grow food year-round in Niagara Falls, and a community action group in the village of Springville.

5/14/19
“More architects and planners should be running for government,” says Town of Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa, who holds three degrees from the School of Architecture and Planning.
5/7/19

This year’s class of eight Champions for Change have germinated action plans for initiatives as diverse as a tiny house movement on Buffalo’s East Side, a greenhouse to grow food year-round in Niagara Falls, and a community action group in the village of Springville.