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The central hub for news on the activities and accomplishments of our faculty, students and alumni.

6/7/19

Former students and colleagues pay tribute to the beloved urban planning professor who retires after a 42-year career at the School of Architecture and Planning.

5/30/19

UB architecture chair Korydon Smith's book Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda: Architectural Inquiries and Prospects for a Developing African City has been selected as the 2019 winner of the Great Places Award for books.

5/21/19
Working in consultation with high ranking planners from the City of Buffalo and real estate development professionals, Professor Ernest Sternberg’s MUP studio investigated the feasibility of locating an innovation district within the City of Buffalo.
5/20/19

An award-winning student with a passion for the environment and the city around her, Camden Miller explores housing and community development in the urban planning doctoral program.

5/16/19
Dylan Burns, who will graduate this week with his MArch/MUP degree, recently shared findings from his thesis research on design strategies for optimizing resiliency, affordability and lifespan values in infill housing. 
5/14/19
“More architects and planners should be running for government,” says Town of Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa, who holds three degrees from the School of Architecture and Planning.
5/14/19

This year’s class of eight Champions for Change have germinated action plans for initiatives as diverse as a tiny house movement on Buffalo’s East Side, a greenhouse to grow food year-round in Niagara Falls, and a community action group in the village of Springville.

5/7/19

This year’s class of eight Champions for Change have germinated action plans for initiatives as diverse as a tiny house movement on Buffalo’s East Side, a greenhouse to grow food year-round in Niagara Falls, and a community action group in the village of Springville.

5/7/19

The project partners for the redesign of LaSalle Park say the groundwork laid by UB’s Regional Institute has been critical to the project.

5/7/19
Syria native Ayla Abiad (MArch '12) will share her work serving refugees and immigrants with thousands of architects gathering next month for the 2019 conference of the American Institute of Architects. 
5/7/19
The School of Architecture and Planning welcomes Madeline Burke-Vigeland, AIA, principal of Gensler and dedicated champion for the school and Buffalo, as keynote speaker for its 47th Commencement ceremony. 
5/1/19

Ilhamdaniah's research advances understanding of suburban neighborhood change and school performance in the context of declining and shrinking metropolitan areas.