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 of Architecture and Planning was created half a
century ago as a direct challenge to orthodox design education. We
live those original principles today, committed to architecture and
planning as interdisciplinary problem-solving enterprises, rooted
in social engagement, nourished by research-in-practice, animated
by making and doing, and committed to meeting the needs of clients,
communities, and society in an increasingly complex urban
While medicine, law, and other professions have made
considerable progress, race and gender equity remains a major
concern in architecture and planning, and among the organizations
that oversee education and practice.
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
The School of Architecture and Planning, in partnership with the
university, our alumni, our faculty and staff, and our
philanthropic supporters, provides support to our undergraduate and
graduate students. In addition to tuition scholarships, stipends
for travel and supplies, and support for study abroad, our
students, like our faculty, are actively engaged in teaching,
research, and service—and are rewarded for their hard
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 School of Architecture and Planning, members leverage their
diverse expertise and leadership positions to forge new connections
and build the school's network of support.
The School of Architecture and Planning, in partnership with
local chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the
American Planning Association, has developed a Professional Mentor
Program for alumni and friends to share their experiences and
advice with current students.
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.
A long-standing tradition of the School of Architecture and
Planning, Atelier is a student-organized week
celebrating undergraduate and graduate work across our architecture
and urban planning departments.
The symposium brings together speakers from different
professional backgrounds to examine the role that play can have in
the transformation of place, from the scale of the game, to the
playground to that of urban design and planning.
Learn how one local company is pioneering the use of robotis and
automations in the construction industry. Sponsored by the
Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies
Community of Excellence (SMART).
January 11-12, 2017
Students, alumni and other professionals in the New York metro area
will come together on January 11-12 in New York City to tour
architecture firms, network and develop mentoring connections as
part of UB's Road Trip NYC Week.
Despite an aging workforce, Buffalo's economy continues to grow,
according to an exhaustive analysis of the region's economy, labor
force and wages. The research was conducted by the UB Regional
Institute and commissioned by Invest Buffalo Niagara.