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1/6/14

A fixture at the School of Architecture and Planning since 1985, Beth Tauke speaks about the culture and student experience of the Buffalo School. Tauke is associate dean for academic affairs, associate professor of architecture and project director at the IDeA Center.

1/3/14

Over the past two years, architecture faculty and students have been deeply entrenched with Boston Valley Terra Cotta and Rigidized Metals, testing options to digitally enhance terra cotta restoration, pushing the limits of design and performance for metals, and working side-by-side with sculptors and metal fabricators in a rich exchange of knowledge and innovation.

12/19/13

Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning and an internationally regarded food systems researcher, has won the 2014 William R. and June Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning.

12/19/13

Despina Stratigakos, associate professor of architecture, has launched a viral campaign to write female architects into digital history.

12/19/13

In a lovely ceremony in Forest Lawn cemetary, Buffalo's architecture community commemorated the 100th anniversary of the death of Louise Bethune, the first professional female architect in the United States. 

12/17/13

Two undergraduate architecture students reflect on the Buffalo School experience in this recent article in the UB Spectrum.

12/16/13

Researchers at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access are working with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to test features that could make public transit better for all riders.

12/12/13

The Buffalo School recently held the inaugural convening of its Dean’s Council, a leadership group of distinguished alumni and top practitioners from across the U.S. that will work to raise the school’s global profile, build its network of support and forge new connections with the professions. 

12/3/13

The School of Architecture and Planning was among a group of top U.S. architecture schools singled out for their state-of-the-art fabrication facilities by the University College Dublin as it develops a new shop for its College of Engineering & Architecture.

11/25/13

Associate Professor Joyce Hwang and Clinical Assistant Professor Dennis Maher have both received highly competitive grants through the Artist Fellowship Program of the New York Foundation for the Arts. They are among only 91 artists or collaborative teams selected from nearly 3,000 applicants state-wide.  

11/18/13

The University at Buffalo's William R. Greiner Hall has won a national award for its innovations in design and construction. The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access played a central role on the project's design team, working closely with Cannon Design to integrate accessibility features. 

11/13/13

Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture, has won the Grand Prize in the 2013 Hyundai Engineering & Construction Technology Forum for his proposal for a prefabricated unit for apartment remodeling.

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11/12/13

Over the past two decades, hundreds of students participating in the School of Architecture and Planning’s Habitat for Humanity program have raised 56 homes across Buffalo, gaining hands-on experience in building and construction and rebuilding entire neighborhoods along the way.

11/11/13

Architecture faculty members Nicholas Bruscia and Nicholas Bruscia have won an international competition with their proposal to build a wall from panels of super-thin steel folded into wild geometric patterns.

10/31/13

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the School of Architecture and Planning are collaborating on a five-year, $4.6 million federally funded project to advance physical access and public transportation for people with disabilities by bringing together computer science technology and the principles of universal design.