UMASS AMHERST campus planning
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   a history of campus
   development

creating
a culture
of planning.

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preliminary planning principles

next steps

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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.

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SUSTAINABILITY

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


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