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UMass Amherst Preservation Team Tackles the Hidden Legacy of Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom Slave Market

AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst architecture professors Max Page and Joseph Krupczynski, along with three of their graduate students, are about to embark for Richmond, Va. for a direct encounter with Shockoe Bottom, a vanished site that Page calls “ground zero of sorts for confronting the many evils of slavery, and its legacy.”

Read the full story on the News & Media Relations website.

Department of Architecture faculty had a busy year!

Here are just a few of the varied activities in which the faculty are engaged:

Join us for the Spring 2016 Women in Design Lecture Series!

The Spring 2016 Women in Design Lecture Series is generously supported by the Women for UMass Fund. The purpose of the Women for UMass Fund is to promote the advancement of campus programs that provide access, support, and opportunity for UMass Amherst students, with preference to those projects that will positively impact UMass Amherst women.

Thursday February 18,  5:30 pm, ILC S211

Katrina Spade, Founder and Director, Urban Death Project, Seattle, WA

Lecture "Why Are We Not Surprised By Everything? Structures and Patterns"

Tuesday November 3 5:30 PM

Integrative Learning Center S211

Sigrid Miller Pollin FAIA

Design Building Celebration

Design Building is Underway

Lecture "Erratic Horizons"

Tuesday October 20 5:30 PM

Integrative Learning Center S211

Beka Sturges

David Dillon Memorial Lecture

"The Perfect $100,000 House" Then and Now
Karrie Jacobs, Lecturer

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