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May 03 2012

Uninspiring Urban Design: New Seneca Casino in Downtown Buffalo, New York

May 3rd, 2012Posted by 

Urban design is the bridge between urban planning and architecture design. It connects the feelings inspired by the architecture of a building and how the building interacts with the fabric of the neighborhood, and that neighborhood’s future development. A rendering for the new Seneca Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, shown left, is an example […]

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April 19 2012

Adaptive Reuse of Grain Elevators in Buffalo, New York

April 19th, 2012Posted by 

Buffalo, New York’s grand collection of architecture was generated by Buffalo’s grain elevators; its robust economy culminating as the largest grain transshipment center in the world in 1900.  At that time, the city’s grain silos had become recognized as the great cathedrals of Modernity.  Today, Buffalo is a shadow of its former grandeur, experiencing immense […]

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