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A University at Buffalo architecture studio conceived as a response to a century-old design competition on the urban grid has garnered its own national attention as a winner of Architect Magazine’s inaugural Studio Prize for excellence in studio curricula. 

The University at Buffalo Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab (Food Lab) has partnered with a United Nations agency to lead a training session on food systems planning and policy as part of an upcoming UN conference that happens once every 20 years.
As he addressed the hundreds gathered in front of Hayes Hall for the historic building's recent Grand Reopening Celebration, Dean Robert Shibley exalted in the outcome of the five-year renovation of a treasured university and community resource: "[It] has given us the best of the old, and the best of the new."

Hundreds are expected to attend the two-day celebration. Participation is also available via social media and select live streaming.


Architecture and planning students are raving about the new design and technology upgrades.


A group of architecture students have turned material convention on its head by transforming mounds of paper waste into rigid columns, canopies and enclosures.

UB architect Joyce Hwang’s latest animal architecture creation is a bird-friendly public art installation that both promotes awareness of local avian species and calls attention to a common but often invisible peril: bird-glass window collisions.

Edmund B. Hayes Hall, the iconic building with a fascinating story on the University at Buffalo’s South Campus, has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.


A group of 12 students are immersed in the landscape of Spain's historic capital of Madrid as part of a new study abroad program that combines intense production with daily "seeing and drawing" tours and cultural experiences. 


A UB-Habitat for Humanity pilot project aims to incorporate universal design principles into home renovation and construction.