Ashima Krishna

Ashima Krishna is an architect and historic preservation planner and an assistant professor at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Her research spans the management of historic urban landscapes and adaptive reuse of religious historic structures and landscapes.

a photo of the interior of a vacant church in Buffalo, NY

One Solution for America’s Empty Churches: a Change of Faith

On Buffalo’s East Side, long-vacant churches are finding new uses as mosques and temples. But faith-to-faith conversions can be controversial.