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The 2016 echo Art Fair in Buffalo, a fine arts exposition that has emerged as one of the region’s most notable art events, opens this weekend with its first-ever architecture exhibition, “Light Industry.”


Architectural historian Despina Stratigakos has been invited to advance her research on the wide-ranging architectural influences of Germany’s Third Reich as a 2016-17 member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, one of the world’s leading centers for “curiosity-driven” research and a bastion for academic freedom. 


The latest publication from UB architectural historian Despina Stratigakos uses the architectural profession as a lens to examine issues that affect women across male-dominated occupations, from a lack of female role models to unequal pay.


As part of the school's "Collaboration + Competition" course this past spring, architecture students worked with community organizations to launch a design ideas competition for a "summer place" for young audiences at Buffalo’s Outer Harbor.


Structures made from paper fiber. Zero-energy façade shading that adapts photo-chemically to light. And an ancient building technique carried out by 21st century robots. Such possibilities will be tested by teams of UB architects and engineers with support from the SMART Community of Excellence. 

It is only fitting that for the final review of a UB architecture course on play elements, critique would come in the form of play.
Madelaine Britt, whose family roots fueled a fierce commitment to urban revitalization activism, became the University at Buffalo’s first Harry S. Truman Scholar today, an honor UB officials say is the country’s most prestigious academic honor available to undergraduates.
The Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation has given $1 million to the School of Architecture and Planning to help build a brighter future for the school and its host communities.
Extreme weather events related to climate change are on the rise, putting our buildings - and, in turn, human life and our economy - at risk. 

A highly hands-on course in real estate entrepreneurship taught by Buffalo developer Nick Sinatra offers window into new course of study at UB.