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Welcome Visiting Faculty Williams

Friday, September 20, 2019

We welcome visiting lecturer Robert Williams for the 2019-2020 academic year. Rob earned a M.Arch from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010 and a B.A in Philosophy and Physics from Cornell...

Service to the Profession

Friday, September 20, 2019

Professor and Department Chair, Stephen Schreiber has been re-elected to the NCARB board of directors as a Region 1 Director. Over the summer he was also a participant in the NAAB Accreditation...

Building Technologies Presentations

Friday, September 20, 2019

In August, Associate Professor Ajla Aksamija gave an invited presentation titled "Innovations in Architecture: Role of Science and Technology in Contemporary Architectural Design" at the ROBOKIDS...

Teaching History and Theory

Friday, September 20, 2019

Assistant Professor Pari Riahi presented a paper titled, "How to teach history and theory of architecture differently?" at the ACSA Fall 2019 Symposium: Less Talk, More Action, Conscious Shifts in...

Longtime Faculty Member, Sigrid Miller Pollin Retires

Sunday, September 15, 2019

It's with heavy hearts that we announce the retirement of Professor Sigrid Miller Pollin FAIA.  Sigrid began her teaching career at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1984 and...

Smart Façades: Working from the Outside In to Make Buildings More Energy Efficient

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

UMass Amherst interdisciplinary team of architecture and engineering researchers and students design innovative building façade prototypes that can cool and heat...