News and Events

A+D Faculty Awarded at AIA New England Conference

Congrats to our faculty who received 2013 Citation Awards for Excellence in Architecture!

Cultivating the City: Infrastructures of Abundance in Urban Brazil

Lecture by Jacques Abelman of the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture to take place on October 16.

Sustainable and High-Performance Facades: Design Methods, Analysis, and Case Studies

Tune in to Professor Ajla Aksamija's free webinar on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 11:30am.

New Innovations in Policy in the U.S. and Abroad

Preservation and Sustainability Symposium to take place on October 25, 2013.

Joseph Krupczynski to speak at Creative Placemaking Symposium

On Friday, September 27, 2013, A+D Faculty member, Joseph Krupczynski will present on the Envision Depot Square Holyoke project.

WMAIA + Five College Architectural Studies Film Series Season Premiere

The Fall 2013 film series season premieres on Wednesday, September 25.

Fall 2013 Lecture Series Announced

The Architecture + Design Program at the University of Massachusetts announces its Fall 2013 Lecture Series schedule.

Daniel Brook: A History of Future Cities


UMass to Host National Touring Exhibition on Guantanamo Bay

UMass Amherst will be the first place in New England to host a national touring exhibition, Why Guantanamo? on the controversial Guantanamo Bay military facility and prison.  Sponsored by the Guantanamo Memory Project, which is based at Columbia University and led by Liz Sevcenko, and with the participation of UMass faculty and students, Why Guantanamo? introduces visitors to the full story of Guantanamo – as a Cuban city, a U.S.