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Media Mentions

Our faculty are frequently called upon to inform critical issues facing the world today. See the latest faculty and school mentions in the press.


A UB partnership with local industry has engineered a DIY fabric mask that is not only a potentially high-performing alternative to industrial solutions like the N95 mask, but is affordable and scalable.

Samendy Brice (MArch '20) has been awarded the 2019-20 ARCC King Medal, the Deptartment of Architecture's Thesis Prize, for her proposal of a border market as a structural element and condition of exchange along the contested border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Associate professor and former chair of architecture Omar Khan is headed to the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University, where he has been appointed head of school, effective Aug. 1.

Along with our faculty, students, staff, and alumni, we are enraged by and grieve the recent killing of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of a police officer. In support of racial justice and building on the School’s collective commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity, we wil execute an explicitly anti-racist approach across all our operations.


Buffalo architect Mike Tunkey (BPS ’00) is mobilizing a diverse network of partners to make more effective DIY masks for at-risk community members during the COVID-19 crisis.

Henry Louis Taylor Jr., professor of urban and regional planning, is available to speak with media about the impassioned protests occurring across America against racism and social injustice following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis.
Graduate urban planning students exploring how to plan for complex, highly variable challenges got a timely, real-world lesson this spring with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most disruptive crises to hit the globe in decades.
UB student Nicole Little has put her design skills to work for Buffalo’s Fruit Belt community, helping residents to visualize alternate futures for their built environment through the creation of their own graphic novel.
We are pleased to unveil this year's annual publication of student work - Intersight 22 - which captures the present intellectual and cultural moments of our school.  
If there’s ever a time for comic relief and celebration of our students, this is it.
John Paul Eberhard, path-breaking architecture educator, researcher, and practitioner, and founding Dean of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, died on Saturday, May 2.
This semester our Inclusive Design Graduate Research Group has been exploring the spatial implications of a community who inherited housing that was not developed with their needs in mind.