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6/3/16

Imagine redesigning a city in only 2 days. That’s exactly what American and Estonian students did recently as part of a summer study abroad program in Estonia under the direction of urban and regional planning faculty member Daniel B. Hess.

6/3/16

Imagine redesigning a city in only 2 days. That’s exactly what American and Estonian students did recently as part of a summer study abroad program in Estonia under the direction of urban and regional planning faculty member Daniel B. Hess.

5/23/16

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. 

5/23/16

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.”

5/23/16

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.”

5/23/16

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. 

5/10/16

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.

5/10/16

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.

5/10/16

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.

5/10/16

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.

6/17/15

Follow Lisa, Dan, Alan, Quincy, Greg, Carl, Marius, Nahshon, Eliana, Gary, Kamilah and Crystal right here as they blog about their experiences as architects and as students in the beautiful, fascinating and rapidly changing country of China.

6/17/15

Follow Lisa, Dan, Alan, Quincy, Greg, Carl, Marius, Nahshon, Eliana, Gary, Kamilah and Crystal right here as they blog about their experiences as architects and as students in the beautiful, fascinating and rapidly changing country of China.

6/15/15

The Graham Foundation grant will support the publication of the first in-depth study of the aesthetic and ideological constructions of the "domestic" Adolf Hitler and how this was used to soften his public image and seduce audiences in Germany and abroad. 

6/15/15

The Graham Foundation grant will support the publication of the first in-depth study of the aesthetic and ideological constructions of the "domestic" Adolf Hitler and how this was used to soften his public image and seduce audiences in Germany and abroad. 

5/28/15

UB will invest $25 million in a major multi-disciplinary research initiative to confront grand challenges facing humankind. School of Architecture and Planning faculty members are the forefront of two of these 'Communities of Excellence': Global Halth Equity and SMART (Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies).

5/28/15

UB will invest $25 million in a major multi-disciplinary research initiative to confront grand challenges facing humankind. School of Architecture and Planning faculty members are the forefront of two of these 'Communities of Excellence': Global Halth Equity and SMART (Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies).

5/20/15

The American Planning Association, which sponsored the competition, announced the finalists last month at the APA national conference in Seattle, where the School of Architecture and Planning students also had the opportunity to formally present their ideas.  

5/20/15

The American Planning Association, which sponsored the competition, announced the finalists last month at the APA national conference in Seattle, where the School of Architecture and Planning students also had the opportunity to formally present their ideas.  

5/18/15

A recently published article by Hadas Steiner explores ecological influences on architecture in the postwar period.

5/18/15

A recently published article by Hadas Steiner explores ecological influences on architecture in the postwar period.

5/12/15

The School of Architecture and Planning has announced that Howard Zemsky, the Buffalo developer turned state economic development leader, will receive the 2015 Dean's Medal.

5/12/15

The School of Architecture and Planning has announced that Howard Zemsky, the Buffalo developer turned state economic development leader, will receive the 2015 Dean's Medal.

5/1/15

This past spring break, while many students were vacationing or catching up on assignments, a contingent of School of Architecture and Planning students and faculty were busy presenting work, collaborating with partners and touring sites in South Korea.

5/1/15

This past spring break, while many students were vacationing or catching up on assignments, a contingent of School of Architecture and Planning students and faculty were busy presenting work, collaborating with partners and touring sites in South Korea.

4/29/15

The theatre term “entr’acte,” or the interval between acts in a play, becomes a vehicle to explore the interstices of architecture and new media - and the formation of new publics - in an edited volume just published by the School of Architecture and Planning’s Jordan Geiger.

4/29/15

The theatre term “entr’acte,” or the interval between acts in a play, becomes a vehicle to explore the interstices of architecture and new media - and the formation of new publics - in an edited volume just published by the School of Architecture and Planning’s Jordan Geiger.

4/10/15

R.J. Multari, assistant dean for undergraduate education at the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized by Erie Community College for his work in aligning the college’s architecture technology program with the School of Architecture and Planning’s undergraduate program.

4/10/15

R.J. Multari, assistant dean for undergraduate education at the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized by Erie Community College for his work in aligning the college’s architecture technology program with the School of Architecture and Planning’s undergraduate program.

4/8/15

The School of Architecture and Planning’s Department of Architecture received a positive review by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The rigorous external evaluation measures the quality of the program against a set of standards for architecture programs across the U.S.

4/8/15

The School of Architecture and Planning’s Department of Architecture received a positive review by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The rigorous external evaluation measures the quality of the program against a set of standards for architecture programs across the U.S.

3/12/15

A group of UB architects and engineers are mid-way through a multi-year initiative to design, build and program a suite of tools that would not only improve the life of the mason but break new ground for architecture and robotics.

3/12/15

A group of UB architects and engineers are mid-way through a multi-year initiative to design, build and program a suite of tools that would not only improve the life of the mason but break new ground for architecture and robotics.

3/10/15

A new cafe on Buffalo's West Side, designed by UB architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, prompts us to rethink how we heat — and use — the space we occupy in winter.

3/10/15

A new cafe on Buffalo's West Side, designed by UB architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, prompts us to rethink how we heat — and use — the space we occupy in winter.

2/18/15

The One Region Forward Community Congress on February 12, 2015, welcomed over 150 guests in celebrating nearly three years of research, community engagement, partnership building and planning by over 5,000 citizens and more than 700 local organizations. 

2/18/15

The One Region Forward Community Congress on February 12, 2015, welcomed over 150 guests in celebrating nearly three years of research, community engagement, partnership building and planning by over 5,000 citizens and more than 700 local organizations. 

1/27/15

Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture, has received funding from the New York State Council on the Arts to develop a facade that imitates the leaves of a tree in its dappling and diffusion of natural light.

1/27/15

Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture, has received funding from the New York State Council on the Arts to develop a facade that imitates the leaves of a tree in its dappling and diffusion of natural light.

1/23/15

The School of Architecture and Planning will offer a new graduate specialization in real estate development beginning in September.

1/23/15

The School of Architecture and Planning will offer a new graduate specialization in real estate development beginning in September.

1/14/15

An article in The Wall Street Journal listing “The Best Architecture of 2014” includes the University at Buffalo’s Solar Strand, calling 3,200-panel, ground-mounted photovoltaic array a “small but telling model of landscape architecture at its most forward-thinking.”

1/14/15

An article in The Wall Street Journal listing “The Best Architecture of 2014” includes the University at Buffalo’s Solar Strand, calling 3,200-panel, ground-mounted photovoltaic array a “small but telling model of landscape architecture at its most forward-thinking.”

12/19/14

UB’s engagement with partner organizations to restore and preserve Western New York’s natural environment, including work led by the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.

12/19/14

UB’s engagement with partner organizations to restore and preserve Western New York’s natural environment, including work led by the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.

12/1/14

Earlier this semester, architecture students from UB’s Alpha Rho Chi fraternity created a three-story mural of Buffalo in Crosby Hall to celebrate the school’s close engagement with the city.

12/1/14

Dean Shibley presents the School of Architecture and Planning as a case study in collaborative research, teaching and practice in architecture and urban planning.

12/1/14

Dean Shibley presents the School of Architecture and Planning as a case study in collaborative research, teaching and practice in architecture and urban planning.

12/1/14

Earlier this semester, architecture students from UB’s Alpha Rho Chi fraternity created a three-story mural of Buffalo in Crosby Hall to celebrate the school’s close engagement with the city.

11/21/14

Two projects by School of Architecture and Planning architecture and planning students were selected as "Best Projects" in the Student Project Showcase at the New York Upstate APA 2014 Conference.

11/21/14

Two projects by School of Architecture and Planning architecture and planning students were selected as "Best Projects" in the Student Project Showcase at the New York Upstate APA 2014 Conference.

11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

11/3/14

Georine Pierre and James Kubiniec, leaders of UB's chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students, recently represented UB at the national conference in Philadelphia.

11/3/14

Georine Pierre and James Kubiniec, leaders of UB's chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students, recently represented UB at the national conference in Philadelphia.

10/17/14

The School of Architecture and Planning had more awards than any other unit at UB in a snapshot of faculty awards of national significance presented last week at the university's annual Celebration of Academic Excellence.

10/17/14

The School of Architecture and Planning had more awards than any other unit at UB in a snapshot of faculty awards of national significance presented last week at the university's annual Celebration of Academic Excellence.

10/16/14

The AIANYS has recognized Linsey Graff (MArch '10) for her leadership and commitment to community outreach, education and diversity in the profession.

10/16/14

The AIANYS has recognized Linsey Graff (MArch '10) for her leadership and commitment to community outreach, education and diversity in the profession.

10/7/14

Architect Barbie was released by Mattel in 2011 to inspire young girls to make their mark on a profession where women remain grossly underrepresented. Three years later, co-creators Kelly Hayes McAlonie and Despina Stratigakos head to Washington, DC, on Oct. 23, 2014, to reflect on how the gender debate in architecture has changed.

10/7/14

Architect Barbie was released by Mattel in 2011 to inspire young girls to make their mark on a profession where women remain grossly underrepresented. Three years later, co-creators Kelly Hayes McAlonie and Despina Stratigakos head to Washington, DC, on Oct. 23, 2014, to reflect on how the gender debate in architecture has changed.

8/28/14

As the 2014-15 Banham Fellow, Carver will examine the relationship of state funding and public infrastructure to civic identity in Buffalo through a yearlong seminar, site-specific installations and a public symposium.

8/28/14

As the 2014-15 Banham Fellow, Carver will examine the relationship of state funding and public infrastructure to civic identity in Buffalo through a yearlong seminar, site-specific installations and a public symposium.

8/27/14

Julia Jamrozik's research focues on public space, public buildings and the role of both playfulness and play in shaping these environments. She joins the School of Architecture and Planning as an assistant professor of architecture.

8/27/14

Erkin Özay, who joins the School of Architecture and Planning as an assistant professor of architecture, is a registered architect and an urbanist with a research focus on urban asset distribution practices and their spatial impacts on the city.

8/27/14

Nicholas Rajkovich's research investigates the intersection of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and adaptation to climate change. He comes to the School of Architecture and Planning as an assistant professor of architecture.

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

An architect and urban designer, Shannon Bassett joins the School of Architecture and Planningas an assistant professor of architecture. Her research teaching, writing and practice operate at the intersection of architecture, urban design and ecological systems. 

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

Julia Jamrozik's research focues on public space, public buildings and the role of both playfulness and play in shaping these environments. She joins the School of Architecture and Planning as an assistant professor of architecture.

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

These new members of the School of Architecture and Planning community bring diverse research interests that cross the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning.

8/27/14

Erkin Özay, who joins the School of Architecture and Planning as an assistant professor of architecture, is a registered architect and an urbanist with a research focus on urban asset distribution practices and their spatial impacts on the city.

8/27/14

An architect and urban designer, Shannon Bassett joins the School of Architecture and Planningas an assistant professor of architecture. Her research teaching, writing and practice operate at the intersection of architecture, urban design and ecological systems. 

8/27/14

Nicholas Rajkovich's research investigates the intersection of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and adaptation to climate change. He comes to the School of Architecture and Planning as an assistant professor of architecture.

8/11/14

Jordan Geiger, Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, explores the spatial possibilities of the “Phantom Tollbooth Plazas” in new journal published by Columbia University

8/11/14

Jordan Geiger, Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, explores the spatial possibilities of the “Phantom Tollbooth Plazas” in new journal published by Columbia University

7/30/14

Architizer, an international online forum for design and architecture, has named a minimalist dining set designed by Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture, as one of the “Hottest Products Trending this Summer.”

7/30/14

Architizer, an international online forum for design and architecture, has named a minimalist dining set designed by Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture, as one of the “Hottest Products Trending this Summer.”

7/24/14

Edward H. Steinfeld, SUNY Distinguished Professor at the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning, will receive one of his field’s most significant honors: the James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research.

7/24/14

Edward H. Steinfeld, SUNY Distinguished Professor at the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning, will receive one of his field’s most significant honors: the James Haecker Award for Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research.

7/9/14

MirrorMirror, the award-winning temporary street tent by architecture professors Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, has again been recognized by the international design community.

7/9/14

MirrorMirror, the award-winning temporary street tent by architecture professors Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, has again been recognized by the international design community.

7/3/14

Recently named an “Emerging Voice” from the Architectural League of New York, Joyce Hwang has brought her project “Bat Cloud” to the 2014 International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam (IABR 2014) as part of its “Urban by Nature” exhibit.

 

7/3/14

The 2014 AIA National Convention was the setting for "Buffalo in Chicago," a celebratory gathering of alumni, friends, current students and School of Architecture and Planning leaders in honor of Dean Robert Shibley, a 2014 recipient of the AIA's Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture.

7/3/14

The 2014 AIA National Convention was the setting for "Buffalo in Chicago," a celebratory gathering of alumni, friends, current students and School of Architecture and Planning leaders in honor of Dean Robert Shibley, a 2014 recipient of the AIA's Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture.

7/3/14

Recently named an “Emerging Voice” from the Architectural League of New York, Joyce Hwang has brought her project “Bat Cloud” to the 2014 International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam (IABR 2014) as part of its “Urban by Nature” exhibit.

 

6/9/14

Trenton Van Epps (Architecture BS ‘14) was recently awarded the 2014 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence in recognition of his exemplary academic record and his active involvement and leadership in the community and campus life. 

 

6/9/14

Trenton Van Epps (Architecture BS ‘14) was recently awarded the 2014 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence in recognition of his exemplary academic record and his active involvement and leadership in the community and campus life. 

 

6/3/14

Jesse Pringle (MArch ‘14) was recently awarded first place in a state-wide design competition for his proposal of a barn owl shelter that addresses the species’ loss of habitat and depleted feeding grounds and provides for co-habitation with humans.

6/3/14

Jesse Pringle (MArch ‘14) was recently awarded first place in a state-wide design competition for his proposal of a barn owl shelter that addresses the species’ loss of habitat and depleted feeding grounds and provides for co-habitation with humans.

5/12/14

The School of Architecture and Planning has announced two recipients of its 2014 Dean's Medal in recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments in our professions.

 

5/12/14

The School of Architecture and Planning has announced two recipients of its 2014 Dean's Medal in recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments in our professions.

 

5/5/14

Robert G. Shibley, dean of UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, is being recognized by the American Institute Architects New York State for his design influence on public architecture across the state.

5/5/14

Robert G. Shibley, dean of UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, is being recognized by the American Institute Architects New York State for his design influence on public architecture across the state.

5/5/14

Despina Stratigakos, associate professor of architecture, chronicles the history of women in architecture in the United States for the National Women’s History Museum. 

5/5/14

Despina Stratigakos, associate professor of architecture, chronicles the history of women in architecture in the United States for the National Women’s History Museum.