By providing this latest digital technology, as well as a new visualization laboratory in Hayes Hall and a fully equipped Materials and Methods Shop, the school provides the full range of choices for students to visualize, fabricate and test their ideas that substantially expand their design skills and potential.
The School of Architecture and Planning and the University at Buffalo offer a range of financial support opportunities for students. Resources range from financial aid to scholarships to student employment.
Both programs in architecture and planning offer competitive and nominative scholarships and fellowships to support your academic pursuits. Scholarships and fellowships are awarded on a highly competitive basis.
The Dean’s Council is a leadership group of friends of the School of Architecture and Planning dedicated to raising the global profile of the school and advancing its academic programs and research enterprise. Members of the Dean’s Council include distinguished alumni and leading professionals, from firm executives to educators. As champions of the Buffalo School, members leverage their diverse expertise and leadership positions to forge new connections and build the school's network of support.
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Local food systems advocates, including Samina Raja,
associate professor or urban and regional planning, and members of
her Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab, have
championed the need for a Food Policy Council for a number of
The project for seventh-graders at Futures Academy is
part of the Center for Urban Studies' Community as Classroom
initiative, which helps students at the Buffalo school learn
about urban planning and solve real-world problems through hands-on
“MirrorMirror” by Georg Rafailidis and Stephanie
Davidson is the winner of this year’s biennial open
international architecture competition to re-invent temporary
street tent structures. The competition was organized by the
Storefront for Art and Architecture and the New Museum of
Contemporary Art in New York City.
The United States-United Kingdom Fulbright Commission has
selected Dylan Burns, a sophomore architecture major at UB, to
participate in its Fulbright Summer Institute to study at
Nottingham Trent University.
A graduate of the Buffalo School's urban and regional planning
program recently helped to receive a 2013 National Planning
Excellence Award for Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and
Zoning Process at the American Planning Association Conference in
The ancient art of shaping terra cotta is getting a modern twist
at Boston Valley Terra Cotta, a Western New York manufacturer that
has performed restoration work on historic buildings from San
Francisco’s Russ Building to Chicago’s Rookery and
Buffalo’s own Guaranty Building.
The Buffalo School is excited to report on the first meeting of
the “Buffalo in…” series, a new program to build
connections among alumni and engage our graduates in the energy and
growth of our school.
Three UB students took first place in the University at
Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship
Competition (Panasci TEC) for their plan to manufacture a material
coating that can regulate heat from the sun in any building
creating “smart” windows or surfaces.
Congratulations to this year's student award winners. Graduate
and undergraduate students in architecture and planning are
recognized for academic excellence through our annual Award's Day
celebration and at Commencement.