The Wright's Larkin exhibition foregrounds the remarkable
synergy between The Larkin Company and Frank Lloyd Wright, the
period’s two most disruptive forces in their respective
fields. Please join us for the opening reception on June 7 in UB's
Hayes Hall; the exhibition runs through Oct. 29, 2017.
In context of today's political environment, we present
architects, designers, urban planners, and researchers at work
across boundaries – national borders, cultural lines, or
Nader Tehrani's research targets material culture as the
basis for speculation— exploring material properties,
negotiating materials and their geometric predispositions and
challenging the means and methods of building processes.
Architect Ludovico Centis discusses a visual tale on how we
became a new species, challenging geographical and political,
scientific and ontological boundaries. Centis is founder of the
architecture and planning office The Empire and co-founder of the
architecture magazine San Rocco.
Join members of UB's SMART Community of Excellence for the next
in its series of Innovation Conversations: an exploration of new
applications for advanced composite manufacturing technologies in
the building construction industry.
It was show-and-tell time for UB’s Communities of
Excellence last week as members of the research institutes that
have been impacting our world for the past two years gathered for
their annual progress review.
With Hurricane Irma leading to massive closures - including
hospitals - urban planning professor Daniel B. Hess, an expert on
emergecy planning infrastructure, explores the intensive work that
goes into hospital planning for catastrophic events.
Students took everyday items - plywood palettes and garbage
totes - and turned them into neighborhood beatification projects
for their own communities through a Center for Urban Studies summer
Preservation efforts must be galvanized; they require
mobilization, time and resources. Preservation planner and UB
professor Kerry Traynor was one of five architecture experts who
answered the question: What’s one American structure you wish
had been saved?