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Peter Reyner Banham Fellow, 2014-15
8/28/14

As the 2014-15 Banham Fellow, Carver will examine the relationship of state funding and public infrastructure to civic identity in Buffalo through a yearlong seminar, site-specific installations and a public symposium.

New faculty at the School of Architecture and Planning
8/27/14

These new members of the Buffalo School community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/11/14

Jordan Geiger, Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, explores the spatial possibilities of the “Phantom Tollbooth Plazas” in new journal published by Columbia University

7/30/14

UB's School of Architecture and Planning and School of Social Work are partnering with a national poverty organization in sponsoring a conference on policy and programmatic reponses to poverty at the local, national and global scale.

 

7/30/14

Architizer, an international online forum for design and architecture, has named a minimalist dining set designed by Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture, as one of the “Hottest Products Trending this Summer.”

7/24/14

Edward H. Steinfeld, SUNY Distinguished Professor at the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning, will receive one of his field’s most significant honors: the James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research.

7/10/14

Reducing one’s carbon footprint. Becoming comfortable with public transit. Exploring Buffalo. Those are some of the findings of a study, led by Daniel B. Hess, associate professor of urban and regional planning, which examined a pilot program that offered Metro Rail use to UB students, faculty and staff.

7/9/14

MirrorMirror, the award-winning temporary street tent by architecture professors Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, has again been recognized by the international design community.

7/3/14

Recently named an “Emerging Voice” from the Architectural League of New York, Hwang has brought her project “Bat Cloud” to the 2014 International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam (IABR 2014) as part of its “Urban by Nature” exhibit.

 

7/3/14

The 2014 AIA National Convention was the setting for "Buffalo in Chicago," a celebratory gathering of alumni, friends, current students and Buffalo School leaders in honor of Dean Robert Shibley, a 2014 recipient of the AIA's Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture.

6/13/14

Beth Tauke, associate professor of architecture and associate dean for academic affairs, has been awarded the President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring in recognition of her service to students over the past three decades.

6/9/14

Trenton Van Epps (Architecture BS ‘14) was recently awarded the 2014 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence in recognition of his exemplary academic record and his active involvement and leadership in the community and campus life. 

 

6/4/14

More than 1,200 planners, urbanists, architects and leaders of the emerging cities movement are in Buffalo this week for the Congress for New Urbanism’s national conference, and faculty members and students from UB's School of Architecture and Planning will be among those leading the conversation.

6/3/14

Jesse Pringle (MArch ‘14) was recently awarded first place in a state-wide design competition for his proposal of a barn owl shelter that addresses the species’ loss of habitat and depleted feeding grounds and provides for co-habitation with humans.

5/28/14

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has cited the University at Buffalo as a national best practice for its community outreach and development efforts in downtown Buffalo and its surrounding neighborhoods. Among the model programs highlighted by HUD were several planning efforts being led by the Buffalo School and its Center for Urban Studies, UB Regional Institute and Urban Design Project.