Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture Greg Delaney and his students were presented with the inaugural Studio Prize for Excellence in studio curricula by Architect magazine in April 2017. The studio, entitled ‘Good Grids’, drew inspiration from a 1913 Chicago City Club competition focused on re-energizing an urban grid in turn-of the century America.

Assistant Professor Julia Jamrozik presented the paper ‘Bringing play into the architecture curriculum’ at the 2017 US Play Coalition Conference at Clemson University. Professor Jamrozik was also invited to present the paper at the 43rd. Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Play (TASP) at the Strong Museum in Rochester, NY in Spring, 2017.

Adjunct Professor Virginia Melnyk was awarded a 2017 Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Summer Artist in Residency.

Assistant Professor Jin Young Song’s proposal Metabolic Evolution was awarded first prize on the One Idea Competition for the Self-Evolving City of the Future. The competition was sponsored by the Seoul Museum of Art., -Evolution-through-Prefabrication-and.

Assistant Professor Jin Young Song was awarded a 2017 Techne Faculty Fellowship by UB’s Techne Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies.