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

4/18/19

Last month, students in UB's real estate development program spent the day in Toronto touring and meeting with project leaders of one of North America's largest urban developments, the 800-acre Sidewalk Toronto project.

2/27/19

This spring, 74 students in junior studio are thinking about how climate change is impacting the world today while they examine the laufmaschine, a precursor to the bike from the early 19th century.

2/13/19
UB's JiYoung Park, associate professor of urban planning, was among a group of leading scholars who led a critical discussion on climate change research at the Association Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference in Buffalo last October.
10/15/18

A five-year effort involving the work of more than 400 students, UB's nationally award-winning GRoW Home is open on the South Campus as a clean-energy resource center for the university and surrounding community. 

1/19/18

Two award-winning design concepts by Jin Young Song explore sustainable building envelope strategies using elastic instability—the same technology used in Snap Bracelets. 

12/11/17

Now in its second year, the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop convenes architects, engineers and ceramicists to develop environmentally-responsive terra cotta façade prototypes. 

12/4/17

With funding from National Science Foundation, two architecture and urban planning faculty members are studying the impacts of heat and cold in Tempe and Buffalo.

8/10/17

Architecture professor Nick Rajkovich shares urban planning and design adaptations as cities face more frequent and extreme high-heat events.

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.

2/16/17

The School of Architecture and Planning’s Resilient Buildings Lab is at the helm of new research on how buildings in New York State will need to adapt to the changing climate.

11/4/16
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across New York City in 2012, causing around $65 billion in damage and killing more than 150 people. Two years later, on the other end of the state, the “Snowvember” storm dumped 7 feet of snow on parts of Buffalo, destroying roofs across the region and causing 14 fatalities.
4/15/16
Extreme weather events related to climate change are on the rise, putting our buildings - and, in turn, human life and our economy - at risk.