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Associate Professor Daniel B. Hess, PhD, traces the democratization of urban planning in post-Soviet Latvia in a “best-in-issue” article just published in Town Planning Review.


"These are the places that are left behind, forgotten," says Henry Louis Taylor, UB professor of urban planning and director of the Center for Urban Studies.


With 35 years of experience in urban planning and development, Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning adjunct professor David Stebbins has learned a few things about how to create a vibrant urban center. His recent co-authored article, entitled “Making Downtowns What They Used to Be,” was featured in Urban Land Magazine.


UB’s Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center), in collaboration with the Global Universal Design Commission, has developed the first set of universal design certification standards for commercial buildings, looking to the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines as a model.


The school invites faculty, students and practitioners to submit proposals for the design and fabrication of Hayes Hall faculty mailboxes, in collaboration with Boston Valley Terra Cotta. We welcome proposals which thoughtfully explore function using space, material and process to create an identity of making.


Buffalo School faculty member Nicholas Rajkovich is a co-investigator on a research effort to build resilience for low-income urban communities across the U.S. that are vulnerable to climate change-related events, from flooding to high heat.


Buffalo School architecture professor Jin Young Song's design concept for “Prefabricated Apartment Remodeling Type” (or P-A-R-T) has been recognized with an AIANYS citation in the category of "Unbuilt Young."


A café in Buffalo designed by UB architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis as an architectural experiment in non-mechanical heating and cooling has been recognized with a “Best of Canada Design” citation by Canadian Interiors magazine.


Gary Scott Danford, PhD, one of the first faculty members of the School of Architecture and Planning and an integral member of the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center), has passed away at the age of 68.


Architecture professor Miguel Guitart has developed a series of hauntingly beautiful photos on Buffalo's vacant architecture that has won praise from an international organization that fosters creative dialogue through brief presentations.