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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.

4/7/14

Two projects by Buffalo School faculty members have landed prizes through the Architizer A+ Awards program, a competitive annual contest that draws entries from around the world.

4/1/14

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.

3/31/14

The School of Architecture and Planning is now offering two new programs in historic preservation: A master of science in architecture degree, and an 18-credit advanced certificate program.

3/11/14

Two teams of architecture faculty members are in the running for Architizer A+ Awards and the public can help them win.

3/10/14

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 lifestyles.

3/5/14

Architecture facutly members Nicholas Bruscia and Christopher Romano are in the running for two Architizer A+ Awards for their free-standing wall of super-thin steel, and the public can help them win.

2/28/14

Kideney Architects, a long-standing supporter of UB and the School of Architecture and Planning, has committed $25,000 in scholarship support to help bring the most qualified aspiring architects to Buffalo.

2/25/14

Communities looking to broaden access to healthy food and sustain local farms and food production have a new resource: www.GrowingFoodConnections.org, a repository of information on food systems planning.

2/25/14

Assistant Professor of Architecture Jin Young Song was recently awarded Special Mention for Slanted Memorial , a housing and memorial project, in the 2013 d3 Unbuilt Visions Competition.

2/24/14

As the 2014 recipient of the 2014 William R. and June Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning, Samina Raja recently participated in the Dale Prize Colloquium at Cal Poly Pomona.

2/21/14

Dean Robert Shibley will receive the American Institute of Architects’ prestigious Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture, honoring his leadership in design advoacy through more than 40 years of public service as a practitioner, teacher and scholar. Citing Shibley's planning and design efforts in Buffalo, the award puts the region in the national spotlight.

2/17/14

Led by the School of Architecture and Planning, UB students and professors will build a 1,400-square-foot solar-powered home as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s elite Solar Decathlon competition.

2/14/14

Joyce Hwang, whose eco-sculptures provide habitat for bats and birds and call attention to misunderstood or ignored ecological conditions, has received a 2014 Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of New York, one of the most coveted awards in the field.

2/11/14

Urban planning faculty members Daniel Hess and Hiroaki Hata, along with professor and department chair Ernest Sternberg, recently published their collaborative exploration of issues of urban and suburban vitality through the lens of pedestrian pathways in neighborhoods.