The Design & Construction Management Division is an authorized agent of the state's Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM). We're responsible for all capital projects, plant adaptation, and other non-maintenance construction on state property within the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
John Olver Design Building named U.S. Building of the Year by World-Architects
According to MassLIVE: World-Architects, a membership-based network of selected contemporary architects and building professionals, named the $52 million project its U.S. Building of the Year after online polling.
This month's featured project:
While maintaining the operation of the existing Worcester Dining Commons, a new 87,000 SF building will be constructed on the site that is currently Parking Lot 63 north of the Integrated Science Center. The building will contain the new Worcester Commons, a ground-floor retail food café, the commercial bakery currently located at Hamden, and a restaurant. A “Neighborhood Center” of student spaces is also planned including lounges, meeting rooms, a fitness center, a contemplative space, and music practice rooms. The project is scheduled for completion for the Fall, 2020 semester..