The School of Architecture and Planning welcomes Madeline Burke-Vigeland, AIA, principal of Gensler and dedicated champion for the school and Buffalo, as keynote speaker for its 47th Commencement ceremony.
Syria native Ayla Abiad (MArch '12) will share her work serving refugees and immigrants with thousands of architects gathering next month for the 2019 conference of the American Institute of Architects.
Dawn Aprile has 25 years of experience in the field of real estate development. A graduate of MS in Real Estate Development program at UB's School of Architecture and Planning, she is the founder and president of Dawn Aprile & Company in Rochester, N.Y.
Last month, students in UB's real estate development program spent the day in Toronto touring and meeting with project leaders of one of North America's largest urban developments, the 800-acre Sidewalk Toronto project.
Last April, in a move signaling the company’s pivot from ride sharing to non-vehicular transportation, Uber — recently named the most valuable venture-backed U.S. startup — purchased a bike-share company for a reported $200 million.