A new online interface for the school's journal of student work
documents the creative evolution of projects over the course of the
year. The blog was developed by Randy Fernando, the 2017-18 Brunkow
Fellow and editor of Intersight 20.
With Hurricane Irma leading to massive closures - including
hospitals - urban planning professor Daniel B. Hess, an expert on
emergecy planning infrastructure, explores the intensive work that
goes into hospital planning for catastrophic events.
Preservation efforts must be galvanized; they require
mobilization, time and resources. Preservation planner and UB
professor Kerry Traynor was one of five architecture experts who
answered the question: What’s one American structure you wish
had been saved?
In their coverage of the death of renowned architect Zaha Hadid,
the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize, several
media outlets around the world reached out to Despina Stratigakos,
interim chair of architecture. Her book, “Where are the Women
Architects?” (2015, Princeton University Press) devotes an
entire chapter to the sexism that Hadid met throughout her
Henry Louis Taylor, director of the Center for Urban Studies,
was among a group of panelists hosted by Buffalo's Investigative
Post that considered the question, “Is Buffalo really getting
its mojo back?”