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UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

A Cutting-Edge Medical Campus as a Downtown Hub

University at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York
Architect: HOK
Ground Breaking Fall 2013; Completion 2016
Size: 500,000 sq. ft. / 46,500 sq. m.

The University at Buffalo's state-of-the-art medical school and integrated transit station will anchor a vibrant mixed-use district in downtown Buffalo.

When it opens in 2016, the seven-story School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students to downtown Buffalo each day.

The design features two L-shaped structures linked by a six-story, light-filled glass atrium - the building's main interior "avenue." The design, which targets LEED Gold certification, features a high-performance terra-cotta rain screen and a glass curtain wall system that brings daylight deep inside the building.  The NFTA Allen Street transit hub on the medical school's ground floor provides convenient mass transit access, furthering the development of a sustainable, vibrant community. This facility will be connected to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus by an enclosed bridge.





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