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As part of the school's "Collaboration + Competition" course this past spring, architecture students worked with community organizations to launch a design ideas competition for a "summer place" for young audiences at Buffalo’s Outer Harbor.


Structures made from paper fiber. Zero-energy façade shading that adapts photo-chemically to light. And an ancient building technique carried out by 21st century robots. Such possibilities will be tested by teams of UB architects and engineers with support from the SMART Community of Excellence. 

It is only fitting that for the final review of a UB architecture course on play elements, critique would come in the form of play.

A pair of projects designed by University at Buffalo architecture professors both received jury honors in an international awards competition that “honors the best of architecture worldwide.”


Ghalia Ajouz and her classmates don’t see an abandoned silk mill on Buffalo’s East Side. They envision a rehabilitated building that serves as a vibrant temporary housing community for refugees who’ve been relocated to Buffalo.


Help Two Faculty Projects Win Architizer A+ Popular Choice Awards | Voting ends April 1

It’s a bizarre scene: A man on a cargo bike tricked out with lots of strange-looking equipment labors up and down the streets of Cleveland and surrounding suburbs.

A stop-motion animation about low-resource architectural possibilities for a distressed urban site, produced by UB architect duo Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, has been selected for the 4th Lisbon Architecture Triennale in Portugal next fall.

Visiting Associate Professor of Architecture Miguel Guitart’s research on matter, light, and perception is spatially explored in his firm’s ongoing real-world architecture project: the new Santa Maria Church and Parish Center in Tarragona, Spain.

A group of 19 students from the School of Architecture and Planning visited four high-profile firms in the Big Apple earlier this month as part of UB's "Road Trip New York City" career networking and development program.


A café in Buffalo designed by UB architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis as an architectural experiment in non-mechanical heating and cooling has been recognized with a “Best of Canada Design” citation by Canadian Interiors magazine.


Buffalo School architecture professor Jin Young Song's design concept for “Prefabricated Apartment Remodeling Type” (or P-A-R-T) has been recognized with an AIANYS citation in the category of "Unbuilt Young."