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Our research endeavors engage a broad range of issues related to our built environment and its social, political and environmental contexts.

From the studio to the community, our faculty and students engage diverse academic and professional partnerships to produce innovative scholarship and design-based research. 

11/18/14

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.

10/15/14

New study led by Samina Raja, associate professor of urban and regional planning, outlines seven factors that led one of America’s poorest cities to embrace farming, urban chickens and more.

10/7/14

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.

9/30/14

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 system.

Peter Reyner Banham Fellow, 2014-15
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.

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.

5/5/14

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

4/22/14

Architecture faculty members Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis are in the running for the 2014 AZ Awards from AZURE magazine for their Mirror Mirror tents, and the public can help them win.

4/7/14

Two projects by Buffalo School faculty members have landed prizes through the Architizer A+ Awards program, a competitive annual contest that draws entries from around the world.

3/11/14

Two teams of architecture faculty members are in the running for Architizer A+ Awards and the public can help them win.