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11/2/18

We are pleased to share "Working in Mumbai," the School of Architecture and Planning's Clarkson Lecture with architect, urbanist and educator Rahul Mehrotra.

11/1/18

Harkening in a new era of co-leadership for UB's Department of Architecture are chair Korydon Smith and associate chair Joyce Hwang.

10/31/18

The architecture department's advances over the past seven years were a collaborative endeavor that drew upon the school’s mission and vision and the energy of department faculty.

10/25/18
A student design proposal that would create a gateway to the future Obama Library in Chicago earned UB's NOMAS team first prize in the 2018 Barbara G. Laurie NOMA Annual Student Design Competition. 
10/22/18

"Intersight has always been about the student - what they do and how they do it. In Intersight 21, we will continue the conversation and explore how students conceive and conceptualize the idea." Kevin Turner, 2018-19 Brunkow Fellow and editor of Intersight 21

 

10/19/18
Architect, artist and educator Mustafa Faruki is the latest in a line of Peter Reyner Banham Fellows at UB’s School of Architecture and Planning. He is the founding principal of the Lab-lab, a design practice dedicated to exploring unconventional provocations and outputs available to architectural drawing and design.
10/19/18

Jin Young Song recently spoke at the 2018 Conference on Advanced Buildings Skins in Bern, Switzerland. He presented a facade design prototype to harness electrical energy from vibrating motion form the building envelope, also shared insight on potential use of elastic instability in the building industry.

10/18/18
Governments across the U.S. and Canada have made strides in their food systems planning efforts, with many recognizing within the past decade that the issue of food insecurity is just as important as maintaining other public infrastructure like roads and water systems.
10/15/18

A five-year effort involving the work of more than 400 students, UB's nationally award-winning GRoW Home is open on the South Campus as a clean-energy resource center for the university and surrounding community. 

10/12/18

August 13-18, 2018

Venice experience includes two weeks of intensive site visits and hands on investigations in urbanism throughout Italy's city of canals. The program concludes with a workshop at the U.S. Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale.

10/12/18

UB architecture professor Joyce Hwang will play a lead role on the primary venue for research and commentary on architectural education as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Architectural Education.

10/8/18
Shortly after earning her Master of Achitecture from UB's School of Architecture and Planning, Lemma Al-Ghanem headed to Jordan to join a humanitarian organization’s effort to build a sustainable classroom in Azraq Village.