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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.

  • The Design Building: Inspiring, Sustainable Architecture

    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: Inspiring, Sustainable Architecture

    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.

  • Learn about our Graduate Programs

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

    Learn about our Graduate Programs

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

  • Fall 2019 Lecture Series

    Join us to hear from one of our exiting speakers this fall:  Rocco Ceo  |  Annabelle Selldorf  |  Kate Holliday  |  Ada Tolla + Guiseppe Lignano  |  Nikole Bouchard

    Fall 2019 Lecture Series

    Join us to hear from one of our exiting speakers this fall:  Rocco Ceo  |  Annabelle Selldorf  |  Kate Holliday  |  Ada Tolla + Guiseppe Lignano  |  Nikole Bouchard

News

Fall Lecture Series Announced

July 08, 2019

The UMass Department of Architecture presents a stellar line up of speakers for our Fall 2019 Lecture Series.  The series kicks off on September 10th with Rocco Ceo, Professor, University of Miami...

Schreiber wins ACSA Award

February 19, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Stephen Schreiber for being recognized for his teaching excellence by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) with a 2019 Architectural Education...

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Events

Sep
10

Fall Lecture Series: Rocco Ceo

John W. Olver Design Building, Room 170
5:30 pm

Sep
24

Fall Lecture Series: Annabelle Selldorf

John W. Olver Design Building, Room 170
5:30 pm

Oct
01

Fall Lecture Series: Faculty Research Symposium

John W. Olver Design Building, Room 170
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Oct
22

Fall Lecture Series: Kate Holliday

John W. Olver Design Building, Room 170
5:30 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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