UMASS AMHERST campus planning
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   a history of campus

a culture
of planning.



preliminary planning principles

next steps


umass today

Extant buildings constructed 1990-2010

Extant buildings constructed prior to 1990.

The campus is growing with a focus on sustainability. UMass is in the midst of a ten-year, billion-dollar capital improvement program that started in 2004. Since the 1993 plan the campus has added one and a half million gsf of new buildings, while funding has been below the level necessary to maintain the existing physical plant. As a result, the University is struggling with a $2 billion backlog of deferred modernization.



major new facilities
Top to bottom: Integrated Sciences Building, Central Heating Plant, North Residential Area.

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