Join us for these exciting virtual lectures this Spring!
James Garrett + Dina Griffin + Gabrielle Bullock + Latoya Kamdang
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.
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....
January 21, 2021
This spring's virtual lecture series features four exciting presenters. Lectures begin at 4:00pm EST. The lectures are free, but registration is required in order to receive the presentation link....
December 21, 2020
Master of Architecture student Ruoxin Lin is among 30 UMass Amherst students taking part in the UN Global Sustainable Solutions Winter School, a ten-week course focused on ecosystem-based climate...
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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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 »