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11/12/18
Community leaders and national urban planning scholars who came together last month for a special long-range planning session proposed a long list of "big ideas" for the region to consider as it looks ahead to the next 50 years.  
11/9/18
UB real estate development and urban planning students are exploring the effects of market and technology innovations on the built environment, thanks to support from a Buffalo-based real estate private equity firm.
11/8/18
Faculty, students and partners in industry recently gathered at SMART Fabrication Factory for demonstrations and tours of the new making space next to the School of Architecture and Planning's shop in Parker Hall.
11/7/18
A 10-year partnership between the University at Buffalo and Carnegie Mellon University to advance physical access and public transportation for people with disabilities has been extended for another five years.
11/5/18
Student proposals for the reuse of a former manufacturing complex in the heart of Lockport could be implemented as part of a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant awarded to the city by New York State.
11/2/18

We are pleased to share "Working in Mumbai," the School of Architecture and Planning's Clarkson Lecture with architect, urbanist and educator Rahul Mehrotra.

11/1/18

Harkening in a new era of co-leadership for UB's Department of Architecture are chair Korydon Smith and associate chair Joyce Hwang.

10/31/18

The architecture department's advances over the past seven years were a collaborative endeavor that drew upon the school’s mission and vision and the energy of department faculty.

10/25/18
A student design proposal that would create a gateway to the future Obama Library in Chicago earned UB's NOMAS team first prize in the 2018 Barbara G. Laurie NOMA Annual Student Design Competition. 
10/22/18

"Intersight has always been about the student - what they do and how they do it. In Intersight 21, we will continue the conversation and explore how students conceive and conceptualize the idea." Kevin Turner, 2018-19 Brunkow Fellow and editor of Intersight 21

 

10/19/18
Architect, artist and educator Mustafa Faruki is the latest in a line of Peter Reyner Banham Fellows at UB’s School of Architecture and Planning. He is the founding principal of the Lab-lab, a design practice dedicated to exploring unconventional provocations and outputs available to architectural drawing and design.
10/19/18

Jin Young Song recently spoke at the 2018 Conference on Advanced Buildings Skins in Bern, Switzerland. He presented a facade design prototype to harness electrical energy from vibrating motion form the building envelope, also shared insight on potential use of elastic instability in the building industry.