The School hosts one of the most impressive Fabrication
Facilities for a School of Architecture and Planning in the United
States. It provides students the resources to build and test their
designs at full scale and learn digital fabrication on the latest
CNC and rapid prototyping technologies.
The School of Architecture and Planning and the University at
Buffalo offer a range of financial support opportunities for
students. Resources range from financial aid to scholarships to
Both programs in architecture and planning offer competitive and
nominative scholarships and fellowships to support your academic
pursuits. Scholarships and fellowships are awarded on a highly
The Dean’s Council is a leadership group of friends of the
School of Architecture and Planning dedicated to raising
the global profile of the school and advancing its academic
programs and research enterprise. Members of the Dean’s
Council include distinguished alumni and leading
professionals, from firm executives to educators. As champions of
the Buffalo School, members leverage their diverse expertise and
leadership positions to forge new connections and build the
school's network of support.
Share news of your personal and professional accomplishments as
we celebrate our impact around the globe. We also encourage
you to stay connected with the Buffalo School community by engaging
in our alumni programs. We are extremely excited about where we are
headed together and welcome your continued energy in the adventure.
The Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies (CAST)
focuses on the evolving and growing implications of new
technologies within the built environment: social, political,
ecological and material.
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.
A recent study by Robert Mark Silverman that revisits the
"chicken-and-egg" dilemma around neighborhood revitalization and
educational reform has earned the 2014 Best Article Award
from Leadership and Policy in Schools, the journal in
which it was published.
A mural honoring the Fruit Belt that was created by dozens of
Buffalo Public School students working with the Center for Urban
Studies was recently unveilved as part of the renaming ceremony of
Public School No. 37.
Kathryn Bryk Friedman of the UB Regional Institute, a Global
Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a professor of law and
policy, has been appointed to a prominent SUNY fellowship program
to foster research collaborations across the state campus
Buffalo owes much of its history as a city with exceptional
architecture, great city planning and industrial innovation to its
very location at the western end of Lake Erie above Niagara Falls.
But that advantage didn’t ensure a great city in perpetuity.
It needs more.