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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

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

    Graduate Programs

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

  • The Design Building: "Best Architecture of 2017"

    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: "Best Architecture of 2017"

    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.

  • Public Interest Design

    In Spring 2018, Design VI studio worked in partnership with the Kindergarten students & teachers at Wildwood Elementary School to design & build a new classroom garden space.

    Public Interest Design

    In Spring 2018, Design VI studio worked in partnership with the Kindergarten students & teachers at Wildwood Elementary School to design & build a new classroom garden space.

News

Congratulations to Our New Graduates!

May 24, 2018

On Friday May 11th, six Master of Architecture degrees and 35 Bachelor of Science in Architecture degrees were conferred to a wonderful group of graduates....

Kinder-garden Takes Shape

May 09, 2018

On Saturday, May 5th, students from the UMass Amherst Department of Architecture gathered at Wildwood Elementary School with kindergarten students, families, and teachers to build a unique garden...

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Events

Jun
21

Alumni Reception

NYPOP, 508 W. 26th St. #314, New York, NY
7:00 pm

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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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