Current Events


In context of today's political environment, we present architects, designers, urban planners, and researchers at work across boundaries – national borders, cultural lines, or disciplinary demarcations.


March 28, 2018

Architect James Shen of the People's Architecture Office in Beijing discusses his studio's use of methods of mass production to achieve greater social agency in urban regeneration, housing, and place-making.



April 4, 2018

Clara Solà-Morales is associate professor at the Barcelona School of Architecture, ETSAB, UPC, and founder of Cadaval & Solà-Morales, a studio that operates as a laboratory for design driven by research and development.


April 10, 2018

Explore current conditions and future trends in housing policy, design and finance, and consider new models for high-quality, affordable housing.


April 11, 2018

The 2018 Clarkson Chair in Architecture, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto of Atelier Bow-Wow in Tokyo specializes in 'architectural behaviorology,' including human behavior within and outside buildings, and the behavior of buildings in their surroundings.


April 18, 2018

Eva Franch is an architect, curator, educator and lecturer of experimental forms of art and architectural practice. She is the chief curator and executive director of Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York.


Join Bülent Batuman of Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, for a discussion on the role of housing in the Islamization of everyday life in Turkish cities and the key role of urban renewal in the production of urban space.


May 16, 2018

The School of Architecture and Planning will host the invitation-only UB Innovation Exchange 2018 in New York City “The Evolving Workplace,” an interactive workshop on workplace strategies and the office of the future.

Past Events


March 14, 2018

Nisha Botchwey is an associate professor of city and regional planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology and an expert in health and the built environment.


March 7, 2018

Jayna Zweiman is a multidisciplinary artist and designer and co-creator of The Pussyhat Project. Join her in an investigation of the overlap between individual stories and collective conversations, craft and politics, and physical and virtual communities.


February 28, 2018

A professor of anthropology at Boston University, Thomas Barfield studies the economic and political development challenges in Afghanistan, particularly those related to law, government organization and development issues.