Journal of student work

Board and Batten.

From "Board and Batten," an adaptive reuse proposal for a 19th-century barn located on the historic Richardson Olmsted Campus in Buffalo; Preservation Planning Studio, Fall 2019 faculty Kerry Traynor. Exerpted from Intersight 22

First published in 1990 as the School of Architecture and Planning's journal of student work, Intersight chronicles the creative and scholarly outputs of our students and reflects on the pedagogy of the school. This online collection represents more recent projects, published in the journal since 2018.

Standing at more than 25 volumes, this anthology of student work captures the program's intellectual currents over the course of three decades. Intersight is curated and produced each year by a Master of Architecture student selected to serve as the Fred Wallace Brunkow Fellow. This annual fellowship is generously supported by Kathryn Brunkow Sample and former UB President Steven Sample. Support for the production of the Intersight book publication is provided by CannonDesign.

Intersight 25 celebrates the inceptive process and potential impacts of work just as much as the finished product

Intersight 25 (IS25), the School of Architecture and Planning's 2022 journal of student work, is an examination of the social and civic dimensions of our investigations across the built environment. According to Charles Stevens, the School's 2022-23 Brunkow Fellow and editor of IS25, the book documents the various ways we “care” for our work, each other, and our world. “Positioning care as a framework for our design and planning process creates links to larger-scale social and cultural effects," he says. Presenting 36 student works across our programs in architecture, urban planning, real estate development and environmental design, IS25 reveals care as an uplifting force acting continuously upon our work, from the origins of an idea to the depth of its impact, and, as Stevens describes, the “messy struggle” in between. From studios and seminars to competition entries and thesis research, the catalog of work offers innovative solutions to the most pressing problems facing cities today, including climate justice, affordable housing, resilient design and sustainable building. 

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Charlie Stevens.


"Much of my perspective on developing Intersight 25 derives from our shared experience living through a pandemic. As a school, we adopted a new culture of care; a culture prioritizing the inceptive process and the potential impacts of our work just as much as the finished product.”

Intersight Twenty Four.

Celebrating student work and the relationships that define our community

2021-22 Brunkow Fellow and editor, Katelyn Broat, documents the hidden relationships across across our School in her curation of Intersight 24, our annual journal of student work. The result is a layered presentation of student work in context of the social, physical and intellectual spaces that bring us together. 

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