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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 Open House is November 5th

    Learn more about our graduate degrees, meet faculty & students, tour the Design Building studios, labs & classrooms, & stay for an evening lecture by LOT-EK.

    Graduate Programs Open House is November 5th

    Learn more about our graduate degrees, meet faculty & students, tour the Design Building studios, labs & classrooms, & stay for an evening lecture by LOT-EK.

  • 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.

  • Fall 2019 Lecture Series

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

News

Department of Architecture Seeks Assistant Professor

November 10, 2019

Assistant Professor of Architecture...

#1 Most Hired From School

October 28, 2019

UMass Architecture is the #1 Most Hired From program according to the latest DesignIntelligence survey. We appreciate the relationships we have with design professionals around the country and are...

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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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