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Student Perspective

Saturday, December 2, 2017

With a double major in architecture and political science (and a minor in art history), Brian Turner '18 explains how two seemingly different areas of academics actually intertwine in more ways...

Design Building Named for John W. Olver

Monday, November 6, 2017

We are delighted to share that the Design Building has been named in honor of John W. Olver, former U.S. Congressman (and former UMass Amherst chemistry professor). A ceremony marking the action...

Preserving Heritage

Monday, October 16, 2017

Shockoe Bottom in Richmond, VA was the second largest slave trading center in the U.S. How to preserve this history has been the subject of work by Professors Max Page and Joseph Krupczynski, who...

Aksamija Teaches Net Zero in China

Monday, October 16, 2017

In September Associate Professor Ajla Aksamija presented a two day training session in Shanghai as part of the China Zero Net Carbon Professional Training Program, focusing on high-performance...

FAIA Women Inspire

Monday, October 16, 2017

On October 12th Professors Kathleen Lugosch and Sigrid Miller Pollin were joined by Ann McCallum and Margo Jones at the Western Massachusetts AIA's inaugural Women in Architecture Committee event...

Brause Wins Book Award

Monday, October 16, 2017

Assistant Professor Caryn Brause's book, The Designer's Field Guide to Collaboration (Routledge 2017), received First Prize in the 2017 Building Technology Educator's Society (BTES) Book Award....