Latest News

5/21/19
Working in consultation with high ranking planners from the City of Buffalo and real estate development professionals, Professor Ernest Sternberg’s MUP studio investigated the feasibility of locating an innovation district within the City of Buffalo.
5/16/19
Dylan Burns, who will graduate this week with his MArch/MUP degree, recently shared findings from his thesis research on design strategies for optimizing resiliency, affordability and lifespan values in infill housing. 
5/14/19

This year’s class of eight Champions for Change have germinated action plans for initiatives as diverse as a tiny house movement on Buffalo’s East Side, a greenhouse to grow food year-round in Niagara Falls, and a community action group in the village of Springville.

5/7/19

This year’s class of eight Champions for Change have germinated action plans for initiatives as diverse as a tiny house movement on Buffalo’s East Side, a greenhouse to grow food year-round in Niagara Falls, and a community action group in the village of Springville.

Media Mentions

3/13/19
WKBW quoted UB School of Architecture and Planning Dean Robert Shibley in an article on the first unveiling of a 3-D model of the $50 million renovation of LaSalle Park. “The exciting thing about a project like this, is that all those voices find their way into this work and they can see it and they can account for it,” he said.
3/13/19
UB School of Architecture and Planning students unveiled models of their proposed plans to redevelop Eastern Hills Mall as part of a capstone project. Stories appeared in The Buffalo News and WKBW.
3/4/19
An article in the Daily Orange, an independent Syracuse newspaper, about a $100 million redevelopment plan aimed at reinventing the East Adams neighborhood and combatting the intergenerational poverty that has existed there for decades interviews Robert Shibley, dean of the UB School of Architecture and Planning. “The project is exciting because it allows Syracuse to test a development model that could work in East Adams, as well as anywhere else. After all, if the project becomes successful, you could probably apply it to other places in Syracuse,” he said.
3/1/19
An article on Canada’s Farmtario about a farm located on the roof of a mall in Singapore that uses vertical racks and hydroponics to grow leafy greens and herbs such as basil and mint that it sells to nearby bars, restaurants and stores interviews Samina Raja, professor of urban and regional planning in the UB School of Architecture and Planning. Agriculture makes up only about 1 percent of Singapore’s land area, so better use of space is key, she said. "Urban agriculture is increasingly being recognized as a legitimate land use in cities," she added. "It offers a multitude of benefits, from increased food security and improved nutrition to greening of spaces. But food is seldom a part of urban planning."

Events

5/14/19

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

See student concepts in affordable housing developed under the direction of Brad Wales and the architecture program's Small Built Works program. Presented in partnership with PUSH Buffalo.

5/10/19

May 10, 2019

Join us as we celebrate Prof. Alfred Price's 42 years of dedicated service to teaching and research at the School of Architecture and Planning

5/6/19

May 6 - May 14, 2019

Join us for our Spring 2019 final reviews. The series of reviews starts with Freshman reviews starting May 6 and runs through May 14. Explore student work from freshman to senior studio, our graduate research groups and thesis and directed research from our master's programs. 

5/1/19

May 1, 2019
Come celebrate the 2018 - 2019 academic year with Awards Day! Come and have fun with awards, pizza, prizes and fun!

4/25/19

April 25, 2019
Five researchers from across UB share their scholarly passions in snappy seven minute presentations and lively Q&A.  Reception to follow.