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  • Architecture at UMass

    The Department of Architecture provides an accessible, intellectually rigorous design education that firmly grounds students in the art and science of the built environment. The interdisciplinary, collaborative department embraces spirited, socially progressive, and environmentally responsive design.

    Architecture at UMass

    The Department of Architecture provides an accessible, intellectually rigorous design education that firmly grounds students in the art and science of the built environment. The interdisciplinary, collaborative department embraces spirited, socially progressive, and environmentally responsive design.

  • Graduate Programs

    Learn more about our graduate degree programs in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.

    Graduate Programs

    Learn more about our graduate degree programs in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.

  • The Design Building: "Best Architecture of 2017"

    The new Design Building, with its structure and mechanical systems purposefully exposed, is open as both a showcase of integrated design and a model of integrative learning.

    The Design Building: "Best Architecture of 2017"

    The new Design Building, with its structure and mechanical systems purposefully exposed, is open as both a showcase of integrated design and a model of integrative learning.

  • Faculty Research Symposium

    We look forward to seeing you for an afternoon of engaging presentations by our faculty members about their research interests. Free and open to the public.

    Faculty Research Symposium

    We look forward to seeing you for an afternoon of engaging presentations by our faculty members about their research interests. Free and open to the public.

  • Fall 2018 Lecture Series

    Join us for a free evening lecture this fall. We have a great line up of exciting speakers.

    Fall 2018 Lecture Series

    Join us for a free evening lecture this fall. We have a great line up of exciting speakers.

News

Opportunities For High School Students To Learn About UMass Architecture

August 23, 2018

Are you a high school student curious about Architecture programs at UMass?  This fall there are a number of opportunities to learn about UMass and the Department of Architecture!...

Fall 2018 Lecture Series Announced

August 03, 2018

We look forward to having you join us for this fall's UMass Department of Architecture Lecture Series.  We are excited to feature seven dynamic and diverse speakers. All lectures are free and open...

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Events

Sep
29-29

Architecture/Design College Fair at Boston's BSA Space

BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Oct
09-09

Architecture Faculty Research Symposium

John W. Olver Design Building 170
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Why Architecture?


Architecture addresses the impact of the built environment on individuals and the natural world, and the Department of Architecture at UMass Amherst provides an accessible, intellectually rigorous design education that firmly grounds students in the art and science of the built environment. We embrace spirited, socially progressive, and environmentally responsive design. We teach the creative process that will enable students to tackle complex interdisciplinary problems of varying scales.

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