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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. 

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.

3/10/14

Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture at the Buffalo School, is a finalist for an Architizer A+ Award for his design of a dining set that folds up into a compact cube, serving as a practical and minimalistically designed artifact for modern lifestyles.

3/5/14

Architecture facutly members Nicholas Bruscia and Christopher Romano are in the running for two Architizer A+ Awards for their free-standing wall of super-thin steel, and the public can help them win.

2/25/14

Assistant Professor of Architecture Jin Young Song was recently awarded Special Mention for Slanted Memorial , a housing and memorial project, in the 2013 d3 Unbuilt Visions Competition.

2/25/14

Communities looking to broaden access to healthy food and sustain local farms and food production have a new resource: www.GrowingFoodConnections.org, a repository of information on food systems planning.

2/24/14

As the 2014 recipient of the 2014 William R. and June Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning, Samina Raja recently participated in the Dale Prize Colloquium at Cal Poly Pomona.

2/17/14

Led by the School of Architecture and Planning, UB students and professors will build a 1,400-square-foot solar-powered home as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s elite Solar Decathlon competition.

2/14/14

Joyce Hwang, whose eco-sculptures provide habitat for bats and birds and call attention to misunderstood or ignored ecological conditions, has received a 2014 Emerging Voices award from the Architectural League of New York, one of the most coveted awards in the field.

2/11/14

Urban planning faculty members Daniel Hess and Hiroaki Hata, along with professor and department chair Ernest Sternberg, recently published their collaborative exploration of issues of urban and suburban vitality through the lens of pedestrian pathways in neighborhoods.