In 2020, we started a project on contemporary architecture by identifying three patterns dominating pedagogy and practice.  We come to “Quickness” as the final chapter in this extended investigation, completing a cycle that opened with “Exactitude” and its counterparts and continued with “Multiplicity,” expanding into further networks and matrices.

Multicultural Futuring Symposium

APRIL 24, 2023

The Department of Architecture is pleased to present the Multicultural Futuring Symposium– an exhibition, a panel discussion & workshop. Together, these events highlight the interconnected nature of Afro and Indigenous Futurisms and their necessary role in promoting social and environmental justice. All events are free and open to the public. 

Multiplicity 2022: A Five College Architecture Symposium


Convened by: Pari Riahi, Associate Professor with the Department of Architecture at UMass Amherst, Laure Katsaros, Professor of French at Amherst College, and Michael T. Davis, Professor Emeritus of Art History at Mount Holyoke College