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7/19/19
A graduate urban planning studio on the feasibility of innovation districts in Buffalo has earned the inaugural "Best Student Paper" award in a national competition organized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
7/18/19
As part of a multi-year initiative in Madrid, associate professor of architecture Joyce Hwang will join an international group of designers to explore how design can create a new discourse on climate change in the context of public space.
7/10/19
Thesis work by UB media architecture graduate Pinelopi Papadimitraki has won the Community Choice award for the 2019 Core77 Design Awards.
7/9/19

Architecture professor Korydon Smith's efforts to build a more inclusive coffee value chain are supporting peace and economic opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

7/9/19

Architecture professor Korydon Smith's efforts to build a more inclusive coffee value chain are supporting peace and economic opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

7/2/19

A proposal by professor Jin Young Song that envisions a more efficient assembly system for steel construction has been announced as the 2019 Forge Prize Grand Prize Winner.

6/26/19
Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and the School of Architecture and Planning have launched “Building Together,” a partnership to engage community input in the medical center’s redevelopment of the long vacant 17-acre Kensington Heights property.
6/25/19
Thesis work by UB media architecture graduate Pinelopi Papadimitraki is in the running for the Community Choice award for the 2019 Core77 Design Awards.
6/18/19

New research by urban planning professor Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah explores a dual land tenure system in Ghana that dates back to British Colonial rule and has led to the exploitation of poor and vulnerable populations.

6/18/19
UB architecture student Jenna Herbert shares her exploration of digital fabrication and materiality as an exchange student at the Aarhus School of Architecture (Arkitektskolen Aarhus).
6/12/19
An exhibition that will travel across the country over the next two years to reveal the little-known history of architects as activists for social justice has landed in Buffalo.
6/10/19
On May 17, 2019, more than 200 future architects, urban planners and real estate developers crossed the stage at UB's Center for the Arts to accept their hard-earned degrees.