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.
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.
Learn more about our graduate degree programs in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.
Join us to hear from one of our exiting speakers this spring: Perry Kulper | Luciana Rocha Feres | Mónica Ponce de León | Tai Soo Kim | Paul Pfeiffer | Aaron Forest & Yasmin Vobis | Antoine Picon
May 28, 2019
On May 10th we celebrated UMass Commencement and cheered on our graduating students: 32 Bachelor of Science in Architecture grads and nine Master of Architecture grads are heading out, prepared to...
February 19, 2019
Congratulations to Professor Stephen Schreiber for being recognized for his teaching excellence by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) with a 2019 Architectural Education...
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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 »