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Alumni Event

Buffalo in New York City

Buffalo in New York - September 18, 2014

Please join Dean Shibley and the School of Architecture and Planning for the second Buffalo in New York City alumni event. Network with fellow alumni and enjoy a keynote speech by José Bruguera (MArch '84), AIA, Design Partner at Pei Cobb Freed & Partners.                                           

(registration deadline is September 10, 2014)

Questions? Contact or (716) 829-3793

Keynote Address:

Jose Bruguera

José Bruguera, AIA

Design Partner, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
MArch ‘84 | School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo
BArch ’80 | Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Mr. Bruguera joined Pei Cobb Freed & Partners in 1989. In his capacity as both lead designer and project manager, Mr. Bruguera has played a leading role in such projects as the new seat of the Lombardy Regional Government ( Altra Sede Regione Lombardia), Milan, Italy; Torre Espacio, an office tower in Madrid, Spain; a corporate office tower in Istanbul, Turkey; the Social and Mercantile Courts Building, part of a large justice complex in Madrid, Spain; World Trade Center and Grand Marina Hotel , Spain; POS Plaza, an multi-use complex in Shanghai, China; and the San Francisco Main Public Library, California. Prior to joining Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Mr. Bruguera spent five years in the office of Cossutta & Associates, Architects in New York amd prior to moving to the United States, Mr. Bruguera maintained a private practice in México City.

Topic of Discussion:

Mr. Bruguera will discuss the history and growth of the firm and provide an overview of his work at Pei Cobb Freed, including three of the firm's distinguished projects around the globe. The lecture will be followed by audience discussion. 

Torre Espacio
Soyak Krystal Kule
Palazzo Lombardia

Projects to be presented:

Torre Espacio (far left); Soyak Krystal Kule (left); Palazzo Lombardia (below)

Event Details

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

88 Pine Street

New York, NY 10005

This Buffalo in New York event is made possible by the generous support of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners


6:00 p.m. Networking and Refreshments

6:30 p.m. Welcome from Buffalo In New York alumni ambassador Suzanne Musho (MArch '93)

6:35 p.m. Opening remarks from Dean Robert G. Shibley

6:50 p.m. Keynote address by José Bruguera

7:30 p.m. Audience discussion and Q&A

8:00 p.m. Closing remarks

Read about our past events:


 - Buffalo in Chicago (June 2014)

 - Buffalo in Philidelphia (March 2014)

 - Buffalo in New York (May 2013)