Laura Lubniewski

Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
lschmitz@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall - 716-829-5900

Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
lschmitz@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall - 716-829-5900

Laura Lubniewski headshot.

Laura Lubniewski is teaching Undergraduate Senior Housing Design Studio.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture ('11) from the University at Buffalo and a Masters in Architecture ('15) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Laura's passion for low-tech sustainable vernacular occupant-built housing led her to work at some non-traditional companies including Earthship Biotecture and Tumbleweed Tiny House Company.  Her built prototype design was showcased at the National Tiny House Jamboree, a gathering of over 60,000 people in Colorado Springs (‘16).

As an educator she has been a guest workshop facilitator for Tiny Houses and the Future of Energy at the Global Student Leaders Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland ('16)  and has held teaching positions at Boston Architectural College ('12), Massachusetts Institute of Technology ('14), and the University at Buffalo ('17, '19, '20, '21).

Laura is a Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC®) passionate about resilient, high-performance housing for the masses. She is an NCARB Certified practicing architect at Wendel Companies.