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Gregory Delaney

Gregory Delaney

Curator, Director
UB clinical assistant professor of architecture

Gregory Delaney is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School, where he earned his degrees (B.S. in Architecture and M.A.S. in Criticism) and taught courses in architecture and landscape architecture before moving to Buffalo in 2011. His work focuses primarily on the research, documentation, and cataloging of significant built works of architecture and landscape architecture in the United States. As a designer and historian, Gregory teaches both design studios and core courses in the areas of history and theory in addition to running intensive travel programs for students in architecture and planning.

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Korydon Smith, EdD Assistant curator, Assistant director, See it Through Buffalo | UB professor of architecture

Korydon Smith, EdD

Assistant curator, Assistant director
UB professor of architecture

Serving as Professor and Associate Dean in the School of Architecture and Planning and Co-Director of the Community of Excellence in Global Health Equity, Korydon Smith conducts research on planning and design for diversity, health, and social justice in the United States and abroad. He has traveled widely throughout Europe and North America, and has done collaborative, applied research in Rwanda, Uganda, India, and Costa Rica. He is currently working on his seventh book; past works have included – Inclusive Design: Implementation and Evaluation (2018), Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences (2015), and Introducing Architectural Theory: Debating a Discipline (2012) – all with Routledge press. Smith holds an Ed.D. in higher education leadership as well as a professional M.Arch. degree, and has received seven awards for outstanding teaching.

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John Paget, Paget Films Producer, Director of photography, See it Through Buffalo

John Paget, Paget Films

Producer, Director of photography

John Paget has been working as a filmmaker since 1992. He's shot, produced, directed and edited several award-winning and nationally broadcast documentaries on iconic American topics like Route 66, Elvis Impersonators and Alcatraz Prison. Paget's exceptional storytelling instincts and craftsmanlike approach to cinematography have put him in demand as a freelance director, shooter and editor - he's traveled worldwide to produce commissioned projects for international non-profits, TV networks, and Fortune 500 companies. Originally from Olympia, Washington, John now lives in Buffalo, New York. He's made several celebrated short films about Buffalo, including Buffalo: America's Best Designed CityThis Place Matters and Buffalo For Real

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