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Learn About Your Campus; Front Facade, University Club Building
LEARN ABOUT YOUR CAMPUS

LEARN ABOUT YOUR CAMPUS

AGRICULTURAL AND ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY 


Agricultural and Architectural HistoryThe aesthetic and function of UMass Amherst has changed dramatically since its establishment as a land-grant college in 1863. Students from the department of landscape architecture and regional planning (LARP) created a documentary that examines these changes, and what they mean for campus architecture, landscapes, and eco-friendly buildings.

 

CAMPUS BUILT SYSTEMS


Campus Built SystemsCampus Planning is continuously working regionally and on campus to improve bicycle and pedestrian circulation, as well as the development of sustainable infrastructure to support regional transportation among the Five Colleges. 

 

 

CAMPUS NATURAL SYSTEMS


Campus Natural SystemsUnderstanding the campus landscape is crucial to Campus Planning's holistic approach. The topography, vegetatation, views, and open space among other chracteristics of the UMass landscape help to inform smart, sustainable decisions for the future of our campus.

 

 

GREEN CAMPUS RESOURCES


Green Campus ResourcesResources for mapping and documenting sustainability activities in the campus physical environment, including green buildings and infrastructurecampus sustainability maps, and green campus policy resources.