This exhibition highlights 12 Class of 2018 undergraduate and graduate thesis projects selected from the 3 programs in the Design Building
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.
Learn more about our graduate degree programs in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.
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.
In Spring 2018, Design VI studio worked in partnership with the Kindergarten students & teachers at Wildwood Elementary School to design & build a new classroom garden space.
May 09, 2018
On Saturday, May 5th, students from the UMass Amherst Department of Architecture gathered at Wildwood Elementary School with kindergarten students, families, and teachers to build a unique garden...
April 18, 2018
Five architecture undergraduate seniors (Noa Barak, Raabe Rocha, Michael Caine, Anna Arscott, and Maxwell Zaleski) had the privilege of attending the first American Institute of 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.More about the Major »