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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.

5/7/19

The project partners for the redesign of LaSalle Park say the groundwork laid by UB’s Regional Institute has been critical to the project.

5/7/19
Syria native Ayla Abiad (MArch '12) will share her work serving refugees and immigrants with thousands of architects gathering next month for the 2019 conference of the American Institute of Architects. 
5/7/19
The School of Architecture and Planning welcomes Madeline Burke-Vigeland, AIA, principal of Gensler and dedicated champion for the school and Buffalo, as keynote speaker for its 47th Commencement ceremony. 
5/1/19

Ilhamdaniah's research advances understanding of suburban neighborhood change and school performance in the context of declining and shrinking metropolitan areas.

4/29/19

UB architecture chair Korydon Smith's book Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda: Architectural Inquiries and Prospects for a Developing African City has been selected as the 2019 winner of the Great Places Award for books.

4/29/19
Dawn Aprile has 25 years of experience in the field of real estate development. A graduate of MS in Real Estate Development program at UB's School of Architecture and Planning, she is the founder and president of Dawn Aprile & Company in Rochester, N.Y.
4/18/19

Last month, students in UB's real estate development program spent the day in Toronto touring and meeting with project leaders of one of North America's largest urban developments, the 800-acre Sidewalk Toronto project.

4/17/19
The Buffalo firm HHL Architects, whose ties to the school date back to 1969 when both organizations were founded, has established a student assistance fund to commemorate the 50-year-old partnership.