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

Media Mentions

Our faculty are frequently called upon to inform critical issues facing the world today. See the latest faculty and school mentions in the press.

3/20/19

A proposal by professor Jin Young Song that envisions a more efficient assembly system for steel construction has been announced as a 2019 Forge Prize Phase 1 Winner.

2/1/19

The School of Architecture and Planning and UB Regional Institute launch first of several public workshops exploring community priorities for the redesigned 87-year-old park along Lake Erie.

10/25/18
A student design proposal that would create a gateway to the future Obama Library in Chicago earned UB's NOMAS team first prize in the 2018 Barbara G. Laurie NOMA Annual Student Design Competition. 
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.
7/17/18

A ferry terminal in in Seoul, Korea, designed by Professor Jin Young Song has been nominated for an Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award, in the category of Unbuilt Transportation.

7/11/18
Henry Louis Taylor Jr., UB professor of urban planning, has received the Urban Affairs Association's 2018 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award in recogntion of his more than 40 years of research-driven activism for distressed urban communities.
5/15/18
Erin Sweeney, who will graduate this week with her Master of Urban Planning degree, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar Research Award to advance her research in food systems planning in support of small-scale farmers in Singapore.
5/11/18
One-thousand urban planners from across North America, Europe and Asia will be coming to Buffalo in October for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) national conference, being hosted by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning.
4/9/18
University at Buffalo architecture faculty members Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis are in the running for a 2018 AZ Award from AZURE magazine for a micro dwelling they designed in Buffalo, and the public can help them win.
3/13/18
Two scholars from Brazil and three scholars from the United States have been named recipients of the Best Paper Prize on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. The Best Paper Prize acknowledges and provides recognition for innovative food systems scholarship by early career scholars across the Global South and Global North, and is tied to a recent issue of Built Environment.
2/12/18
Two UB architecture professors are among this year’s recipients of the Architectural League of New York’s annual Emerging Voices awards.
2/9/18

The School of Architecture and Planning is taking Buffalo’s story of place – and its place within it - to the world as an invited exhibitor at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. The six-month event is the world’s largest and premier exhibit of architecture and design.