Latest News

faculty and students with a model in studio in Hayes Hall.

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

10/4/18

Venice experience includes two weeks of intensive site visits and hands on investigations in urbanism throughout Italy's city of canals. The program concludes with a workshop at the U.S. Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale.

9/24/18
Urban planning professor Daniel B. Hess was among a delegation of SUNY professors and officials that visited Puerto Rico in July to assist with ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts after last year’s Hurricane Maria.
9/7/18

A workshop being held in conjunction with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning's annual conference will enlist experts to help plan for Buffalo Niagara’s long-term future. A public forum is also planned as part of the planning effort.

9/3/18
Will Clarkson was many things - a businessman, a teacher and mentor, a community leader, a philanthropist. He was also one of best friends the School of Architecture and Planning has ever had. He died May 1, 2018, at the age of 91. 
8/15/18
A multidisciplinary group of students will receive funding for a pilot program that will bring farmers in rural India together to share and learn advanced techniques, have increased access to land, and connect with established support organizations.
8/13/18

August 13-18, 2018

Venice experience includes two weeks of intensive site visits and hands on investigations in urbanism throughout Italy's city of canals. The program concludes with a workshop at the U.S. Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale.

8/13/18
The latest Hayes Hall student design competition will transform hallway HVAC into innovative seating and spaces that promote social gathering.
8/13/18

What  futures  might  we  imagine  for  the  workplace?  This  question  drove  the  research  of the  Situated  Technologies  Graduate  Design  Studio, taught by Mark Shepard, associate professor of architecture and media study at UB.

7/27/18

A glorious "moonbow," or lunar rainbow, would shine over Niagara Falls during full moons - if it weren't for light pollution. An editorial published by Ernest Sternberg argues a binational effort to dim the lights could create something beautiful, and invigorate tourism. 

7/23/18

The UB Innovation Exchange 2018 – the first in a series of annual events on the emerging workplace – recently convened more than 80 industry leaders at One World Trade Center in New York City in an interactive workshop setting to consider the field’s most disruptive trends.

7/20/18

The documentary short produced by the School of Architecture and Planning for the Time Space Existence exhibition in Venice offers a poetic visual experience of the city’s urban context and the school’s complex relationship to it over the past five decades.

7/19/18
In a spring  2018 Material Culture Graduate Research Group Design Studio, titled “Cages,” students were given the opportunity to study architecture through material exploration and manipulation—specifically, through wooden cages.