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Universal design has long been embraced by businesses eager to create safer, healthier and more supportive facilities for their employees and visitors, regardless of age or ability. The challenge for many is how.
Uniting people through play. That’s the idea behind an installation representing Buffalo as part of the Cities Exhibition of the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in South Korea, with the theme of “Collective City.”
This summer, dozens of students from across UB fanned across three continents as part of the School of Architecture and Planning's annual study abroad program.
The Department of Architecture welcomes a diverse team of scholars and professionals to its faculty.

As this year's Reyner Banham Fellow, Emily Kutil will bring her interdisciplinary approach to an exploration of the history and future of water, land, power, and life in the Great Lakes Watershed.

As part of a multi-year initiative in Madrid, associate professor of architecture Joyce Hwang will join an international group of designers to explore how design can create a new discourse on climate change in the context of public space.
Thesis work by UB media architecture graduate Pinelopi Papadimitraki has won the Community Choice award for the 2019 Core77 Design Awards.

Architecture professor Korydon Smith's efforts to build a more inclusive coffee value chain are supporting peace and economic opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 


A proposal by professor Jin Young Song that envisions a more efficient assembly system for steel construction has been announced as the 2019 Forge Prize Grand Prize Winner.

Thesis work by UB media architecture graduate Pinelopi Papadimitraki is in the running for the Community Choice award for the 2019 Core77 Design Awards.

Architecture professor Joyce Hwang's "Life Support" is a living art sculpture that transforms a dead, 400-year-old tree into functional habitat for bats, birds and reptiles. It was installed over the summer in an ecological offset zone in Canberra, Australia.

UB architecture student Jenna Herbert shares her exploration of digital fabrication and materiality as an exchange student at the Aarhus School of Architecture (Arkitektskolen Aarhus).