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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.

 

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.

5/19/14

Two UB architecture faculty members have won internationally-prominent lifetime achievement awards for their “significant and lasting” contributions to environmental design research, practice and teaching.

5/12/14

The Buffalo School has announced two recipients of its 2014 Dean's Medal in recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments in our professions.

5/12/14

Urban planning students from UB's School of Architecture and Planning will present findings from their semester-long study of Niagara Falls' Main Street and Niagara Gorge Corridors to members of the public on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

5/5/14

Robert G. Shibley, dean of UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, is being recognized by the American Institute Architects New York State for his design influence on public architecture across the state.

5/5/14

Despina Stratigakos, associate professor of architecture, chronicles the history of women in architecture in the United States for the National Women’s History Museum. 

4/28/14

The Buffalo in Philadelphia program kicked off on March 19 with a gathering of alumni and friends eager to reconnect, share memories and consider the Buffalo School community’s collective work in rebuilding cities and regions.

4/22/14

Architecture faculty members Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis are in the running for the 2014 AZ Awards from AZURE magazine for their Mirror Mirror tents, and the public can help them win.