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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.

MirrorMirro
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.

Front Yard rendering
9/3/13

Domus, an international magazine on architecture, art and design, recently sat down with Dean Robert Shibley to investigate the process behind the realization of UB's Solar Strand.

9/2/13

Urban and regional planning faculty member Harry Warren, along with architecture faculty members Hiro Hata and Michael Williams, all of H+W Studio, have been retained as part of a team to design several facilities for the Canalside development project on the Buffalo waterfront.

Front Yard rendering
8/15/13

Jiyoung Park, assistant professor of urban and regional planning, has received one of three  2013 UB Young Investigator Awards. This Exceptional Scholar Award celebrates a recent superior achievement of a scholar in his/her field of study that distinguishes the recipient as an up-and-coming scholar. 

7/8/13

Henry Louis Taylor Jr., professor of urban and regional planning, discussed the relationship of supplier diversity to community wealth and the regeneration of distressed communities at a recent conference sponsored by True Blue Inclusion, a research and consultantcy supporting diversity leaders across the U.S.

Subhashni Raj with selection committee members Samina Raja and Kami Pothukuchi
6/28/13

Fulbright scholar and climate activist Subhashni Raj, who just completed her master of urban planning at the University at Buffalo, will start her PhD at UB this fall as the first recipient of the university’s Jerome L. Kaufman Doctoral Fellowship for the study of food systems planning.

The award-winning Elevator B is a 22-foot steel tower housing a colony of bees on Buffalo's waterfront.
6/21/13

Elevator B, a steel tower that UB students designed and built to house a colony of bees along Buffalo’s waterfront, continues to receive recognition from the international architecture community.