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Architecture professor Joyce Hwang is one of six recipients of the 2017 Urban Edge Award from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning. The recognition put Hwang on site in the City of Milwaukee for a series of site studies on adaptive reuse strategies along the Kinnickinnic River corridor. 


One has spent the past 12 years helping to rebuild Ground Zero. The other applies the tools of urban planning to help fight epidemics from Ethiopia to Afghanistan. Both are alums of the School of Architecture and Planning and among this year’s winners of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UB Alumni Association.

Teams of UB graduate students in real estate development, architecture, and urban planning recently presented recommendations for how three centrally-located parking lots in downtown Buffalo could eventually be redeveloped.

Events range from a talk addressing malnutrition among children in developing countries, to hosting leaders from across the Western Hemisphere for the biennial meeting of the Interamerican Network for Healthy Habitats.


Professor, friend, and passionate practitioner, Ted Lownie was a beloved member of the School of Architecture and Planning community. Let us know how he touched your life. 


The same dimpled surface that allows a golf ball to slice through the air is applied to the exterior of a high-rise building to reduce wind load. The design by Jin Young Song and an engineer with SOM was a finalist in an international competition.


UB's Architecture Graduate Student Association is collecting Student & Faculty work from across the School of Architecture & Planning.


Professors Brian Carter and Annette LeCuyer have been recognized by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada for the awareness they’ve raised of Canadian architecture through publishing.


Fifteen architecture students had a chance to connect with firms, alumni and the future of architecture through UB's Road Trip NYC career development program.


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.