The School of Architecture and Planning at the University at
Buffalo is committed to becoming a leader in diversity and
inclusion within both the university and architecture and planning
The School of Architecture and Planning is housed in historic
Hayes and Crosby Halls on UB's South Campus. Our state-of-the-art
facilities and academic resources include the latest technology in
digital fabrication and computing to a specialized library for
architecture and planning.
The School hosts one of the most impressive Fabrication
Facilities for a School of Architecture and Planning in the United
States. It provides students the resources to build and test their
designs at full scale and learn digital fabrication on the latest
CNC and rapid prototyping technologies.
The School of Architecture and Planning and the University at
Buffalo offer a range of financial support opportunities for
students. Resources range from financial aid to scholarships to
Both programs in architecture and planning offer competitive and
nominative scholarships and fellowships to support your academic
pursuits. Scholarships and fellowships are awarded on a highly
The Dean’s Council is a leadership group of friends of the
School of Architecture and Planning dedicated to raising
the global profile of the school and advancing its academic
programs and research enterprise. Members of the Dean’s
Council include distinguished alumni and leading
professionals, from firm executives to educators. As champions of
the Buffalo School, members leverage their diverse expertise and
leadership positions to forge new connections and build the
school's network of support.
Share news of your personal and professional accomplishments as
we celebrate our impact around the globe. We also encourage
you to stay connected with the Buffalo School community by engaging
in our alumni programs. We are extremely excited about where we are
headed together and welcome your continued energy in the adventure.
Search job and internship opportunities in architecture and
planning. The following openings require varying levels of
education and experience and have been posted by employers on UB
Career Services' BullsEye system.
The Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies (CAST)
focuses on the evolving and growing implications of new
technologies within the built environment: social, political,
ecological and material.
The two-year fellowship will take Hess, associate professor of
urban and regional planning, across the Baltic states of Estonia,
Latvia and Lithuania to research design and planning solutions for
aging Soviet-era housing estates.
A group of UB architects and engineers are mid-way through a
multi-year initiative to design, build and program a suite of tools
that would not only improve the life of the mason but break new
ground for architecture and robotics.
The Buffalo School’s Department of Architecture received a
positive review by the National Architectural Accrediting Board
(NAAB). The rigorous external evaluation measures the quality of
the program against a set of standards for architecture programs
across the U.S.
Two UB faculty members, including Ernest Sternberg, professor
and chair of urban and regional planning, have co-authored a book
on the planning decisions and engineering challenges that surround
one of this nation’s most significant pieces of public
Dean Robert Shibley argues that Buffalo’s character is directly attributable to the fundamental relationships among our waters, our radial and grid street plan and our park system, the combination resulting in what Frederick Law Olmsted called “the best planned city in America.”