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Dec. 3 - Dec. 15, 2014

Join us for our fall 2014 final reviews. The series of reviews starts with sophomore studio on Dec. 3 and runs through Dec. 15. Explore student work from freshman to senior studio, our graduate research groups and thesis and directed research from our master's programs. 




OPENING: November 19, 2014

an exhibition by Nima Vakili, Vincent Krause and Jan Poness

An exhibition from International Media Architecture Master Studies (IMAMS), a dual-degree program offered by the Buffalo School with Germany's Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, will open simultaneously on Wed., Nov. 19, in UB's Crosby Hall and at the Media Architecture Biennial in Aarhus, Denmark.


November 19, 2014

The colloquium will explore current design research on the use of ceramics and terracotta across art and architecture. With the advent of digital design, there is an increasing interest in the performativity of buildings and how new and old materials can be better designed to address performance concerns. Ceramics and Terracotta offer a unique material palette. 


November 18, 2014

POST-GRAD PRACTICES: This panel features three emerging architects who have launched their careers in different ways.


Nov. 11-12, 2014

The 2014 Will and Nan Clarkson Chair in Planning is Emily Talen, a professor at Arizona State University in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and the School of Sustainability. Please join us Nov. 11-12, 2014, for a public lecture and community workshop addressing challenges in achieving neighborhood diversity through planning. 


November 5, 2014

The Littoral zone of the Great Lakes, where the water meets the land, is the locus of many of the concerns and potential of the Basin, including unregulated development, invasive species, legacy contamination, industrialized agriculture and climate change. This symposium and exhibition presupposes that the consideration and design of this Littoral zone is one of the most paramount projects facing our country, and hopes to instigate a meaningful discussion across disciplines about how to sensibly engage it.


October 29, 2014

Robert Searns will deliver "Greenways: Shapers of Cities — Where From, Where To?" on Oct. 29. A graduate of the Buffalo School's MArch program, Robert Searns specializes in planning, designing and developing greenways and trails. His work ranges from Denver's Platte River Greenway, the spine of a 600-mile system, to a bicycle/walking network for Grand Canyon National Park.



October 24, 2014

An exhibition opening and talk with McLain Clutter (Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning) and Matt Kenyon (Stamps School of Art and Design). "Hacking Geodemography" uses Detroit as a testing site to explore the relationship between big data and contemporary urbanization.



October 22, 2014

Camilo Restrepo Ochoa is principal at AGENdA in Medellin, Colombia, which focuses on applied research architecture and urban projects no matter the scale, from micro architectures to hinterland and territorial issues. 



October 15, 2014

Living Among Pests



Past Events


September 5, 2014

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy will honor Robert Shibley and Lynda Schneekloth for their stewardship of the Olmsted landscape in Buffalo at the Frederick Law Olmsted Gala on September 5, 2014.


June 20, 2014

MirrorMirror, the streetfest tent designed by architecture faculty members Georg Rafailidis and Stephanie Davidson, returns to Buffalo on June 20, 2014, for "A Massive Summer Celebration" at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.


May 16, 2014

Walter J. Hood, internationally noted environmental designer, artist and educator, will deliver the 2014 Commencement Address for the School of Architecture and Planning.


Oct. 2, 2013

On Wednesday, October 2, The Architecture Graduate Student Association will be hosting a sneak preview of Archiculture, an award-winning film being released in Spring 2014. 

Vikram Prakesh

May 10, 2013

Leading author, environmentalist and educator Bill McKibben is set to deliver 2013 Commencement Address for School of Architecture and Planning.

Media Cities Banner

May 3-5, 2013

This international conference will convene scholars and practitioners from around the world to consider pluralities and globalities and emergent relations between urbanity and digital media in cities.

Vikram Prakesh

April 19-20, 2013

Symposium in Planning to explore urban hyperdevelopment in contemporary China; Qing Shen of the University of Washington to deliver Jammal Lecture.

Wrong Chairs - Exhibition Poster

April 12, 2013 - April 30, 2013

An exhibition organized by Thomas Kelley, the 2012-13 Peter Reyner Banham Fellow.