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Nicholas Hills, Lisa Liang, Griffin Perry, Dylan Russ and Peter Vidulich II each received a $100 award from Hyatt’s All Things Creative, a go-to spot for generations of UB architecture students for course-required and general architectural supplies.


A fall architecture studio had students explore local rowing houses for inspiration in redesigning a new row facility for UB along the Buffalo River.


UB's chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students earned honorable mention in the Barbara G. Laurie Annual Student Design Competition for its proposed cultural center for a Los Angeles neighborhood that once restricted minorities from living there.

UB professor of architecture Annette LeCuyer, who has guided students through the undergraduate program’s most challenging courses, has been recognized by the university with the 2016 Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring.

A University at Buffalo architecture studio conceived as a response to a century-old design competition on the urban grid has garnered its own national attention as a winner of Architect Magazine’s inaugural Studio Prize for excellence in studio curricula. 


A group of architecture students have turned material convention on its head by transforming mounds of paper waste into rigid columns, canopies and enclosures.

UB architect Joyce Hwang’s latest animal architecture creation is a bird-friendly public art installation that both promotes awareness of local avian species and calls attention to a common but often invisible peril: bird-glass window collisions.

An effort to engage School of Architecture and Planning faculty and students in finishing their newly renovated home in UB's Hayes Hall has yielded architectural innovation in perhaps the most functional and mundane of spaces - the mailroom.


UB students KelseyLiz Habla and Charles Canfield have an award-winning proposal to turn Buffalo’s Cyclorama Building into a year-round home for the beloved theatre company Shakespeare in Delaware Park.


The 2016 echo Art Fair in Buffalo, a fine arts exposition that has emerged as one of the region’s most notable art events, opens this weekend with its first-ever architecture exhibition, “Light Industry.”


Architectural historian Despina Stratigakos has been invited to advance her research on the wide-ranging architectural influences of Germany’s Third Reich as a 2016-17 member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, one of the world’s leading centers for “curiosity-driven” research and a bastion for academic freedom. 


The latest publication from UB architectural historian Despina Stratigakos uses the architectural profession as a lens to examine issues that affect women across male-dominated occupations, from a lack of female role models to unequal pay.