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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

Fall 2018 Lecture Series Announced

August 03, 2018

We look forward to having you join us for this fall's UMass Department of Architecture Lecture Series.  We are excited to feature seven dynamic and diverse speakers. All lectures are free and open...

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....

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Events

Aug
28-30

New Graduate Students Orientation

John W. Olver Design Building 170
12:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Sep
04
Sep
05-05

Design Building Welcome Back Party

Design Building Atrium
12:00 pm to 1:00 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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