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  • Architecture at UMass

    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.

    Architecture at UMass

    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.

  • Graduate Programs

    Learn more about our graduate degree programs in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.

    Graduate Programs

    Learn more about our graduate degree programs in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.

  • The Design Building: "Best Architecture of 2017"

    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.

    The Design Building: "Best Architecture of 2017"

    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.

  • Center for Design Engagement Leads 'Holyoke Visible'

    Residents and community groups in Holyoke are teaming up with the Center for Design Engagement of UMass Amherst to take a long look at – and celebrate – the assets, qualities and characteristics that are present but often go unseen in the city.

    Center for Design Engagement Leads 'Holyoke Visible'

    Residents and community groups in Holyoke are teaming up with the Center for Design Engagement of UMass Amherst to take a long look at – and celebrate – the assets, qualities and characteristics that are present but often go unseen in the city.

  • Spring 2018 Lecture Series

    Join us for a lecture this spring. All lectures are free and open to the public. See individual event listings for dates and times.

    Spring 2018 Lecture Series

    Join us for a lecture this spring. All lectures are free and open to the public. See individual event listings for dates and times.

News

Students Travel to Dubai for AIAS

April 18, 2018

Five architecture undergraduate seniors (Noa Barak, Raabe Rocha, Michael Caine, Anna Arscott, and Maxwell Zaleski) had the privilege of attending the first American Institute of Architecture...

Graduate Studio Publishes Clark Hall Designs

March 26, 2018

In fall of 2017 Professor Sigrid Miller Pollin's graduate Design Studio V embarked on a study of the historic Clark Hall on the UMass Amherst campus. These projects were designed by a small group...

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Events

Apr
26-27
Jun
21

Alumni Reception

NYPOP, 508 W. 26th St. #314, New York, NY
7:00 pm

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Why Architecture?


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.

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