An article in The Wall Street Journal listing “The Best Architecture of 2014” includes the University at Buffalo’s Solar Strand, calling 3,200-panel, ground-mounted photovoltaic array a “small but telling model of landscape architecture at its most forward-thinking.”
UB’s engagement with partner organizations to restore and preserve Western New York’s natural environment, including work led by the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.
A recent study by Robert Mark Silverman that revisits the "chicken-and-egg" dilemma around neighborhood revitalization and educational reform has earned the 2014 Best Article Award from Leadership and Policy in Schools, the journal in which it was published.
The School of Architecture and Planning had more awards than any other unit at UB in a snapshot of faculty awards of national significance presented last week at the university's annual Celebration of Academic Excellence.
A mural honoring the Fruit Belt that was created by dozens of Buffalo Public School students working with the Center for Urban Studies was recently unveilved as part of the renaming ceremony of Public School No. 37.
This Saturday, Oct. 4, the School of Architecture and Planning and the One Region Forward initiative will celebrate the Citizen Planning School’s first year of idea-creation through a multimedia “Idea Summit.”
Kathryn Bryk Friedman of the UB Regional Institute, a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a professor of law and policy, has been appointed to a prominent SUNY fellowship program to foster research collaborations across the state campus system.
The Graduate Planning Student Association recently transformed a parking spot on UB's South Campus into a mini-park promoting alternative means of transportation for the UB community. The effort was part of an annual worldwide event in which artists, designers and citizens turn metered parking spots into temporary public parks.
UB's School of Architecture and Planning and School of Social Work are partnering with a national poverty organization in sponsoring a conference on policy and programmatic reponses to poverty at the local, national and global scale.