Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo

ACSA news – October 2019.

Assistant Professor Julia Jamrozik and design partner Coryn Kempster represented Buffalo with the project ‘Aldo: a Social Infrastructure’ in the 2019 exhibition ‘Cities’ at the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in South Korea.

Assistant Professor Julia Jamrozik received an Independent Projects Grant in the Architecture + Design Program through the New York State Council for the Arts (NYSCA) for the project “Growing up Modern”. The Architectural League of New York was the fiscal sponsor for the application.

With support from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the University at Buffalo Resilient Buildings Laboratory, under the guidance of Assistant Professor Nicholas Rajkovich, recently completed a multiyear research project to help architects, builders, facility managers, and policymakers in New York State to address the impact of climate change on the building stock. The research reports, one-page fact sheets, and educational videos are posted at http://ap.buffalo/adapting-buildings.

Assistant Professor Charles Davis was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of the Society of Architectural Historians. In this capacity he is collaborating with a sub=committee within SAH to create the first ‘Race in Architectural History’ affiliation group of the organization. The group will serve the membership by planning thematic roundtables on race, ethnicity and identity at future annual conferences and organizing publication workshops for new book projects on race and architecture.

Professor Brian Carter was a contributor to the book ‘Canadian Modern Architecture’ that was recently published by Princeton Architectural Press.

Stephanie Cramer, recently appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture at UB, was curator of the exhibition ‘Affordable Housing Initiatives’ which opened in Hayes Hall Gallery in September 2019.