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Media Mentions

Our faculty are frequently called upon to inform critical issues facing the world today. See the latest faculty and school mentions in the press.

9/10/19
A UB masters of urban planning studio recently toured sites along what could be one of Buffalo’s next multi-use paths.
8/23/19
New research by the School of Architecture and Planning has zeroed in on the complex relationships between access to healthy food and neighborhood factors.
7/9/19
The City of Buffalo’s Green Code, developed with support from the School of Architecture and Planning’s Urban Design Project, has been recognized nationally for its standard-setting support of walkable, livable communities, as well as its strategic integration with the city’s comprehensive plan.
7/9/19

Architecture professor Korydon Smith's efforts to build a more inclusive coffee value chain are supporting peace and economic opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

6/26/19
Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and the School of Architecture and Planning have launched “Building Together,” a partnership to engage community input in the medical center’s redevelopment of the long vacant 17-acre Kensington Heights property.
9/7/18

A workshop being held in conjunction with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning's annual conference will enlist experts to help plan for Buffalo Niagara’s long-term future. A public forum is also planned as part of the planning effort.

7/27/18

A glorious "moonbow," or lunar rainbow, would shine over Niagara Falls during full moons - if it weren't for light pollution. An editorial published by Ernest Sternberg argues a binational effort to dim the lights could create something beautiful, and invigorate tourism. 

7/19/18

Hear from film's director and the creative team behind See It Through Buffalo, a film about a school shaping, and shaped by, its city. The documentary is on view in Venice as part of the international Time Space Existence exhibition.

7/11/18
Henry Louis Taylor Jr., UB professor of urban planning, has received the Urban Affairs Association's 2018 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award in recogntion of his more than 40 years of research-driven activism for distressed urban communities.
5/14/18
The School of Architecture and Planning recently gathered more than 150 leaders in affordable housing to consider policy, design and building solutions to an issue that has reached crisis proportions in cities across the U.S. 
4/6/18

A new initiative within the School of Architecture and Planning will begin addressing one of the largest needs facing U.S. cities today: affordable housing.

4/4/18

Take a quick look at our featured guests at next week's Affordable Housing Symposium convening leading scholars and practitioners to explore current conditions and future trends in housing policy, design and finance, and to consider new models for high-quality, affordable housing.