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10/30/13

Kathryn Bryk Friedman of the UB Regional Institute, an expert on the Canada-U.S. relationship and transboundary policy, has been named a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

10/30/13

A series of Community Congress workshops to take place across the region Nov. 12-16 is just one of many forums One Region Forward has convened to involve citizens in building a plan for a more sustainable Buffalo Niagara. The School of Architecture and Planning's UB Regional Institute/Urban Design Project is playing a key support role for the collaborative planning effort. 

10/30/13

Department of Urban and Regional Planning faculty members Robert Mark Silverman and Li Yin, along with Kelly Patterson, assistant professor of social work at UB, have been awarded federal funding to develop an analytic tool for affordable housing development in shrinking cities. 

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10/22/13

Dean Robert G. Shibley, who led the master planning process for Buffalo’s comprehensive plan and downtown plan, shares his thoughts on the Rust Belt city’s rebirth.

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10/22/13

Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., PhD, professor of urban and regional planning, is among a distinguished group of individuals being inducted into the Service Honor Roll of the Urban Affairs Association, an international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals.

10/4/13

Undergraduate architecture students Wei Dai and Minku Jeon placed second in the 2012-13 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Fabric in Architecture Competition.

10/1/13

Robert G. Shibley, professor and dean of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, has received the American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) 2013 Educator Award.

9/23/13

A sculptural wall designed by architecture faculty members Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia is a finalist in SKIN, an international competition in computational design to push the performative and aesthetic potential of facades.

9/20/13

The School of Architecture and Planning played a critical role in the conception, design and development of Burchfield Penney Art Center's "Front Yard" installation, the world’s first permanent, environmentally-responsive, outdoor audio and video installation.

9/20/13
Business First named their Human Resources Leadership Award winners for 2013 with School of Architecture and Planning Associate Dean William McDonnell taking home the distinction of Human Resources Executive of the Year. The annual awards program recognizes exceptional work in the human resource field.
9/19/13

Architecture faculty members Chris Romano and Nick Bruscia have just created a self-supporting wall made of 152 panels of super-thin, textured steel. Sited at the entrance to Silo City and its hulking grain elevators, the experiment in facade design for metals is the result of the Department of Architecture's ongoing research partnership with Rigidized Metals Corporation.

9/10/13

On September 17, Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning, will deliver a keynote on the leadership role of SUNY campuses in promoting sustainable, campus-wide food systems as part of the 2013 SUNY Sustainability Conference, hosted by UB.

9/9/13

Urban and regional planning faculty member Robert Mark Silverman joins with Kelly Patterson from UB's School of Social Work on two recent publications, addressing fair housing policy and the role of schools in urban community development.

New faculty at the School of Architecture and Planning
9/6/13

The School of Architecture and Planning welcomes five new faculty members this fall in architecture and urban and regional planning.

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9/6/13

MirrorMirror, an inventive, mirrored, street tent designed by architecture faculty members Geog Rafailidis and Stephanie Davidson, is returning to town this weekend for the echo Art Fair.