The School hosts one of the most impressive Fabrication
Facilities for a School of Architecture and Planning in the United
States. It provides students the resources to build and test their
designs at full scale and learn digital fabrication on the latest
CNC and rapid prototyping technologies.
The School of Architecture and Planning and the University at
Buffalo offer a range of financial support opportunities for
students. Resources range from financial aid to scholarships to
Both programs in architecture and planning offer competitive and
nominative scholarships and fellowships to support your academic
pursuits. Scholarships and fellowships are awarded on a highly
The Dean’s Council is a leadership group of friends of the
School of Architecture and Planning dedicated to raising
the global profile of the school and advancing its academic
programs and research enterprise. Members of the Dean’s
Council include distinguished alumni and leading
professionals, from firm executives to educators. As champions of
the Buffalo School, members leverage their diverse expertise and
leadership positions to forge new connections and build the
school's network of support.
Share news of your personal and professional accomplishments as
we celebrate our impact around the globe. We also encourage
you to stay connected with the Buffalo School community by engaging
in our alumni programs. We are extremely excited about where we are
headed together and welcome your continued energy in the adventure.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Architecture faculty members Stephanie Davidson and Georg
Rafailidis, along with their students, will present work in the
National Council on Education in Ceramic Arts’ 48 annual
conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this spring.
Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture at the
Buffalo School, is a finalist for an Architizer A+ Award for his
design of a dining set that folds up into a compact cube, serving
as a practical and minimalistically designed artifact for modern