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  • Spring 2021 Virtual Lectures

    Join us for these exciting virtual lectures this Spring!

    James Garrett  +  Dina Griffin  +  Gabrielle Bullock  +  Latoya Kamdang

    Spring 2021 Virtual Lectures

    Join us for these exciting virtual lectures this Spring!

    James Garrett  +  Dina Griffin  +  Gabrielle Bullock  +  Latoya Kamdang

  • 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.

  • UMass Graduate Programs

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

    UMass Graduate Programs

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

  • Inspiring, Sustainable Architecture

    The John W. Olver Design Building, with its timber frame structure and mechanical systems purposefully exposed, is open as both a showcase of integrated design and a model of integrative learning.

    Inspiring, Sustainable Architecture

    The John W. Olver Design Building, with its timber frame structure and mechanical systems purposefully exposed, is open as both a showcase of integrated design and a model of integrative learning.

  • #1 Most Hired from School

    DesignIntelligence's annual survey recognizes UMass Architecture's excellent preparation of our graduates for professional work.

    #1 Most Hired from School

    DesignIntelligence's annual survey recognizes UMass Architecture's excellent preparation of our graduates for professional work.

News

Spring 2021 Studio Reviews

April 26, 2021

Spring 2021 Studio Reviews...

Triple Decker Competition Kudos

April 13, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Assistant Professor Robert Williams and Associate Professor Ajla Aksamija’s entry for the Mass CEC Triple Decker Competition (a collaboration with Travis Anderson)...

Take a Summer Course With Us

February 24, 2021

Our lineup of online summer courses offers something for every level of experience. Please head to the UWW website to register and to learn more about instructors, fees, and key dates....

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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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