News and Events

Join us for the 2016 Department of Architecture Fall Lectures Series

Tuesday, September 13  5:30 pm New Faculty Lecture: Sandy Litchfield, Pari Riahi, and Erika Zekos

New faculty at the Department of Architecture will discuss their current work and future directions in the realms of art, architecture, research, community engagement and architectural education.

Location: Herter Hall 231


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