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faculty and students with a model in studio in Hayes Hall

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4/8/18

Ritual Space and the freshmen architecture studios were the highlight for freshmen architecture students and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University during their tour of Buffalo.  

4/6/18

A new initiative within the School of Architecture and Planning will begin addressing one of the largest needs facing U.S. cities today: affordable housing.

4/5/18

Students are playing a central role in development of the school's Time Space Existence exhibit in Venice during the 2018 Architecture Biennale. Read more about the students and their work.

4/4/18

Take a quick look at our featured guests at next week's Affordable Housing Symposium convening leading scholars and practitioners to explore current conditions and future trends in housing policy, design and finance, and to consider new models for high-quality, affordable housing.

3/28/18

A team of planners from the University at Buffalo and University of Tartu in Estonia are tuning into chatter on social media to gather valuable unbiased data on resident perceptions of urban neighborhoods across Estonia.

3/28/18

Students began collecting and storing the materials which they will soon use to construct two Ritual Houses for installation at ARTPARK in Lewiston, NY.

3/19/18

A new online interface for the school's journal of student work documents the creative evolution of projects over the course of the year. The blog was developed by Randy Fernando, the 2017-18 Brunkow Fellow and editor of Intersight 20. 

3/16/18

The roots of medical disparities is a theme of a new course at UB's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. “Health in the Neighborhood” was developed in collaboration with urban plannning professor Henry Louis Taylor of the Center for Urban Studies.

3/16/18

Ritual Space is a freshman architecture project that embraces the comprehensive studio model. Over the course of one year students learn to design and construct small wood joints that lead to full scale structural systems.

3/13/18
Two scholars from Brazil and three scholars from the United States have been named recipients of the Best Paper Prize on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. The Best Paper Prize acknowledges and provides recognition for innovative food systems scholarship by early career scholars across the Global South and Global North, and is tied to a recent issue of Built Environment.
3/13/18

The issue of affordable housing is a nationwide concern, and University at Buffalo students are making strides to address the problem at home.

2/12/18
Two UB architecture professors are among this year’s recipients of the Architectural League of New York’s annual Emerging Voices awards.