The Design & Construction Management Division is an authorized agent of the state's Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM). We're responsible for all capital projects, plant adaptation, and other non-maintenance construction on state property within the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
John Olver Design Building named U.S. Building of the Year by World-Architects
According to MassLIVE: World-Architects, a membership-based network of selected contemporary architects and building professionals, named the $52 million project its U.S. Building of the Year after online polling.
This month's featured project:
The construction of a new Physical Sciences Building allows for new laboratory housing and office space in addition to the relocation and rehabilitation of the existing West Experiment Station laboratory. The PSB program includes a flexible planning module that can accommodate a wide range of research pedagogies including physics, computational, and synthetic chemistry research laboratories. The building is planned to be approximately 82,500 gsf of new construction on three levels, and is scheduled for completion in early 2018.