Current Events


In context of today's political environment, we present architects, designers, urban planners, and researchers at work across boundaries – national borders, cultural lines, or disciplinary demarcations.


March 28, 2018

Architect James Shen of the People's Architecture Office in Beijin discusses his studio's use of methods of mass production to achieve greater social agency in urban regeneration, housing, and place making.



April 4, 2018

Clara Solà-Morales is associate professor at the Barcelona School of Architecture, ETSAB, UPC, and founder of Cadaval & Solà-Morales, a studio that operates as a laboratory for design driven by research and development.


April 10, 2018

Explore current conditions and future trends in housing policy, design and finance, and consider new models for high-quality, affordable housing.


April 11, 2018

The 2018 Clarkson Chair in Architecture, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto of Atelier Bow-Wow in Tokyo specializes in 'architectural behaviorology,' including human behavior within and outside buildings, and the behavior of buildings in their surroundings.


April 18, 2018

Eva Franch is an architect, curator, educator and lecturer of experimental forms of art and architectural practice. She is the chief curator and executive director of Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York.


May 16, 2018

The School of Architecture and Planning will host the invitation-only UB Innovation Exchange 2018 in New York City “The Evolving Workplace,” an interactive workshop on workplace strategies and the office of the future.

Past Events


February 14, 2018

Mark Wasiuta is a curator, writer and architect, and a professor at the Columbia University GSAPP. His research focuses on under-examined practices of the postwar period.


February 7, 2018

Explore with architect Joshua Stein the role that materials (in particular earthen) might play in design. Stein, founder of Radical Craft, will also examine how larger, more abstract questions might be addressed through the operations of object-making.


Feb. 1, 2018

Join us as Kenneth Drucker, FAIA, design principal of HOK, discusses modes of practice and projects at the global firm, and offers insights on internship opportunities and career paths.