Join us for these exciting virtual lectures this fall!
Lee Bey + Billie Tsien + Alberto Perez-Gomez + Farshid Moussavi + Exactitude 2020 Symposium
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.
September 25, 2020
Save the date for our Fall 2020 Virtual Open House Events!...
August 09, 2020
The UMass Amherst Department of Architecture lecture series moves online this fall. Writer, photographer, professor, and Chicago Sun-Times editorial board member Lee Bey joins us for the annual...
July 31, 2020
Congratulations to Leers Weinzapfel Associates, which has been recognized with a 2020 COTE® Top Ten Award for their design of the John W. Olver Design Building. The COTE® Top Ten is the industry’s...
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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 »