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

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7/20/17

An award-winning university project is returning home to South Campus. UB’s GRoW Home, a student-built solar home that traveled across the country to place atop the 2015 Solar Decathlon, is now being reassembled behind Hayes Hall.

7/10/17

Architecture professors Despina Stratigakos and Charles Davis have both received research awards from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts to advance critical work in architectural history.

6/15/17

A colorful set of wooden cubes and cases is playing a foundational role in activating the Hayes Hall atrium gallery as a dynamic space for public events, exhibitions and even play.

6/13/17

University at Buffalo students have taken their skills to the sky to raise awareness of the power of design through a classic format of advertising: the billboard.

6/12/17

An assortment of turn-of-the-century artifacts from the Larkin Company and its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed administrative building rest upon the craftsmanship of UB architecture students in “Wright’s Larkin,” an exhibition on industry and the Arts and Crafts Movement, now on view in UB’s Hayes Hall. 

5/22/17

One has spent the past 12 years helping to rebuild Ground Zero. The other applies the tools of urban planning to help fight epidemics from Ethiopia to Afghanistan. Both are alums of the School of Architecture and Planning and among this year’s winners of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UB Alumni Association.

5/5/17
The collection of grain elevators at Silo City is an impressive enough site, the industrial behemoths towering over the Buffalo River. But a project created by UB freshman architecture students this spring lends a unique perspective to the grain elevators, and the landscape.
4/6/17
Teams of UB graduate students in real estate development, architecture, and urban planning recently presented recommendations for how three centrally-located parking lots in downtown Buffalo could eventually be redeveloped.
3/28/17

Rendering illustrating Hotel Solitaire hanging from a bridge in Seoul, South Korea.

3/24/17

Professor, friend, and passionate practitioner, Ted Lownie was a beloved member of the School of Architecture and Planning community. Let us know how he touched your life. 

3/22/17

The same dimpled surface that allows a golf ball to slice through the air is applied to the exterior of a high-rise building to reduce wind load. The design by Jin Young Song and an engineer with SOM was a finalist in an international competition.

3/13/17

Professors Brian Carter and Annette LeCuyer have been recognized by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada for the awareness they’ve raised of Canadian architecture through publishing.