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6/15/17

A colorful set of wooden cubes and cases is playing a foundational role in activating the Hayes Hall atrium gallery as a dynamic space for public events, exhibitions and even play.

6/13/17

University at Buffalo students have taken their skills to the sky to raise awareness of the power of design through a classic format of advertising: the billboard.

6/13/17

Among the 11 awards presented at the 2017 WNYAPA awards ceremony, six were given to individuals or projects representing students, faculty and alumni of the School of Architecture and Planning.  

6/12/17

An assortment of turn-of-the-century artifacts from the Larkin Company and its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed administrative building rest upon the craftsmanship of UB architecture students in “Wright’s Larkin,” an exhibition on industry and the Arts and Crafts Movement, now on view in UB’s Hayes Hall. 

6/1/17
To develop their winning idea at this year’s Global Innovation Challenge, team United Youth looked to their own individual experiences for inspiration.
5/23/17
Robert Silverman, professor of urban planning, has been elected chair of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Governing Board. UAA is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals.
5/23/17
CannonDesign has made a leadership gift to the School of Architecture and Planning in recognition of the firm’s deep connections to the school and as tribute to former CannonDesign President and Co-Chairman Mark Mendell, who served as a founding member of the school’s Dean’s Council.
5/22/17

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.

5/17/17
A planning scholar investigating the experience of LGBT older adults in community and residential settings will walk the stage at the school’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 19, as the first graduate of UB’s PhD program in urban and regional planning. 
5/17/17
Madelaine Britt, who will graduate on Friday with degrees in political science and environmental design, has been honored with a 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence for her academic achievements and commitment to grassroots activism in food security, affordable housing and economic justice.