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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.
Learn more about our graduate degrees in Architecture, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.
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.
DesignIntelligence's annual survey recognizes UMass Architecture's excellent preparation of our graduates for professional work.
July 26, 2021
Students interested in transferring to the Department of Architecture for the spring 2022 semester, please take note that the transfer application deadline is November 5, 2021. Check out our ...
July 07, 2021
Professor Kathleen Lugosch, FAIA is retiring after a remarkable 33 years at UMass. She joined the Art (interior design) faculty part-time in 1988 and full-time in 1995. Her dream was to grow the...
July 07, 2021
Assistant Professor Pari Riahi was honored with a 2021 College Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Humanities and Fine Arts in recognition of her commitment to the art of teaching,...
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.More about the Major »