11/12/15

Civil rights leader Shirley Sherrod shared her powerful message of hope and resiliency amid overwhelming obstacles as part of a food justice event organized this week by the Food Lab in the School of Architecture and Planning.

11/10/15

Architecture professor Joyce Hwang celebrates and centralizes urban wildlife in a trio of projects on display at the "Outside Design" exhibition as part of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, which runs through December 19.

10/30/15

Architecture faculty member Miguel Guitart is co-editor of the just-released Architectural Practice II, the second publication in a series exploring how practicing, researching and teaching architects reflect on the early stages of their design.

8/24/17
Sunlight falls through tall arched windows, illuminating a dusty concrete floor and, at the center of it, the orderly assemblage of gears, parts and levers that forms the ticking mechanical heart of the Hayes Hall clock.
10/16/15

A group of architects, professors and activists, including the School of Architecture and Planning's Despina Stratigakos, recently came together for the 3rd Wikipedia Editathon in New York City to to celebrate and write into history women who have played significant roles in the American built environment.

10/12/15
The School of Architecture and Planning's Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center) has received a fourth round of federal funding to continue its work on a wide range of universal design projects.
9/28/15
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, an important piece of Buffalo's architectural and cultural history, is now officially on the National Register of Historic Places, thanks, in part, to the efforts of students in the School of Architecture and Planning's historic preservation program. 
10/17/15
Countless hours of designing, building, fine-tuning and fundraising over the past two and a half years have paid off for the more than 200 University at Buffalo students and faculty members who worked on the GRoW Home.
9/11/15

This year's Banham Fellow, architect and writer Ang Li, will lead a yearlong seminar and site-specific installations that explore the role of the industrial monument as a trope in architectural history and practice.

9/10/15

“Line Garden,” a playful landscape of commercial barrier tape designed by architecture professors Julia Jamrozik Coryn Kempster is again featured in the International Garden Festival of Les Jardin de Métis.

9/3/15
A new book by UB architectural historian Despina Stratigakos shows how propagandists used lifestyle stories to soften Hitler’s image prior to World War II.
9/3/15
Photos and renderings reveal how the 1800s South Campus landmark is being transformed into a modern space for work and learning.
9/2/15
Jin Young Song, assistant professor of architecture at the School of Architecture and Planning, recently received 2nd place in an international competition to design housing for the Dharavi Slum in Mumbai, India, using repurposed shipping containers.
9/2/15

The exhibition draws on a five-week summer tour of 37 American cities and 19 states and the experiences and encounters with variations of the urban grid. 

9/2/15

"The Depth of the Skin" by Miguel Guitart explores the architectural skin and human experiences within.

7/30/15

WBFO's Chris Caya talks to the School of Architecture and Planning students and faculty about their entry into in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. 

7/23/15

Interviewed prominently on curbed.com, Prof. Edward Steinfeld reflected on the past 25 years after the American with Disabilities Act passage.

7/18/15

Dean Shibley has helped bring Buffalo and its revitalization into the national spotlight. Now, R-House Radio Show's Peter Hunt asks, "How can we maintain this momentum?"

7/30/15

In a spectacular move-out event, a solar home a UB team is building was wheeled out of a Tonawanda warehouse and into the sun.

8/20/15

The School of Architecture and Planning's Department of Architecture received a positive review by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The rigorous external evaluation measures the quality of the program against a set of standards for architecture programs across the U.S.

2/21/15
The Hayes Hall clock tower, freshly painted, gleamed in the August sun. Addressing the crowd, Dean Robert Shibley made a Babe Ruth gesture to the iconic clock tower: “We’ve waited long enough, folks. By 2015, we’re going home.”
8/24/17
The dramatic renovation of Hayes Hall matches the indomitable spirit of an architecture school on the rise. Read this recent feature article in UB's AtBuffalo magazine for alumni and friends.
6/15/15

The Graham Foundation grant will support the publication of the first in-depth study of the aesthetic and ideological constructions of the "domestic" Adolf Hitler and how this was used to soften his public image and seduce audiences in Germany and abroad. 

5/28/15

UB will invest $25 million in a major multi-disciplinary research initiative to confront grand challenges facing humankind. School of Architecture and Planning faculty members are the forefront of two of these 'Communities of Excellence': Global Halth Equity and SMART (Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies).

6/17/15

Follow Lisa, Dan, Alan, Quincy, Greg, Carl, Marius, Nahshon, Eliana, Gary, Kamilah and Crystal right here as they blog about their experiences as architects and as students in the beautiful, fascinating and rapidly changing country of China.

5/18/15

A recently published article by Hadas Steiner explores ecological influences on architecture in the postwar period.

5/20/15

The American Planning Association, which sponsored the competition, announced the finalists last month at the APA national conference in Seattle, where the School of Architecture and Planning students also had the opportunity to formally present their ideas.  

5/12/15

The School of Architecture and Planning has announced that Howard Zemsky, the Buffalo developer turned state economic development leader, will receive the 2015 Dean's Medal.

5/1/15

This past spring break, while many students were vacationing or catching up on assignments, a contingent of School of Architecture and Planning students and faculty were busy presenting work, collaborating with partners and touring sites in South Korea.

4/29/15

The theatre term “entr’acte,” or the interval between acts in a play, becomes a vehicle to explore the interstices of architecture and new media - and the formation of new publics - in an edited volume just published by the School of Architecture and Planning’s Jordan Geiger.

4/22/15

Jennifer Whittaker (MUP '15), an emerging leader in food systems planning, has just earned the distinguished SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

4/14/15

The two-year fellowship will take Hess, associate professor of urban and regional planning, across the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to research design and planning solutions for aging Soviet-era housing estates.

4/10/15

R.J. Multari, assistant dean for undergraduate education at the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized by Erie Community College for his work in aligning the college’s architecture technology program with the School of Architecture and Planning’s undergraduate program.

4/8/15

The School of Architecture and Planning’s Department of Architecture received a positive review by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The rigorous external evaluation measures the quality of the program against a set of standards for architecture programs across the U.S.

2/18/15

The One Region Forward Community Congress on February 12, 2015, welcomed over 150 guests in celebrating nearly three years of research, community engagement, partnership building and planning by over 5,000 citizens and more than 700 local organizations. 

2/1/15

Over 100 citizens across Western New York are better prepared to effect change in their communities thanks to a planning boot camp offered by the School of Architecture and Planning and its UB Regional Institute.

3/10/15

A new cafe on Buffalo's West Side, designed by UB architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis, prompts us to rethink how we heat — and use — the space we occupy in winter.

3/12/15

A group of UB architects and engineers are mid-way through a multi-year initiative to design, build and program a suite of tools that would not only improve the life of the mason but break new ground for architecture and robotics.

2/5/15

A group of Buffalo Public Schools students are responsible for the award-winning idea that claimed a regional prize as the “Most Inspiring Essay” in the 2014 Future City Competition, sponsored by DiscoverE, the philanthropic arm of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NPSE).

2/16/15

Dozens of regional partners will meet on Feb. 25 to discuss how we can make Erie County a great place to live for everyone

3/3/15

Eight communities across the country will receive training and assistance to link family farmers and local residents who lack access to healthy food.

2/27/15

Two UB faculty members, including Ernest Sternberg, professor and chair of urban and regional planning, have co-authored a book on the planning decisions and engineering challenges that surround one of this nation’s most significant pieces of public infrastructure: bridges.

1/23/15

The School of Architecture and Planning will offer a new graduate specialization in real estate development beginning in September.

1/26/15

The School of Architecture and Planning and the design process behind its lecture series poster was featured along with that of several of the nation’s top architecture programs in a recent article on Archinect

1/27/15

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.

1/26/15

An expert on economic modeling related to natural and man-made disasters, JiYoung Park is co-editor of a new book that assesses simulated events ranging from attacks on sports stadiums to the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.

 

1/14/15

An article in The Wall Street Journal listing “The Best Architecture of 2014” includes the University at Buffalo’s Solar Strand, calling 3,200-panel, ground-mounted photovoltaic array a “small but telling model of landscape architecture at its most forward-thinking.”

7/3/14

Recently named an “Emerging Voice” from the Architectural League of New York, Joyce Hwang has brought her project “Bat Cloud” to the 2014 International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam (IABR 2014) as part of its “Urban by Nature” exhibit.

 

12/13/15

Buffalo School architecture professor Jin Young Song's design concept for “Prefabricated Apartment Remodeling Type” (or P-A-R-T) has been recognized with an AIANYS citation in the category of "Unbuilt Young."

12/14/15

A café in Buffalo designed by UB architects Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis as an architectural experiment in non-mechanical heating and cooling has been recognized with a “Best of Canada Design” citation by Canadian Interiors magazine.

12/9/15

Gary Scott Danford, PhD, one of the first faculty members of the School of Architecture and Planning and an integral member of the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center), has passed away at the age of 68.

11/30/15

School of Architecture and Planning professors Beth Tauke and Korydon Smith, and architectural historian and alum Charles Davis are co-editors of Diversity and Design, a widely anticipated publication to help students understand and creatively address issues surrounding social diversity in design practice.

11/19/15

Dean Robert Shibley has been selected among an esteemed class of 25 top educators in architecture and design by DesignIntelligence, an international publication for design leaders.