Design & Construction Management: A Division of Facilities & Campus Services

  • The Rec Center floor
  • Integrated Design Building
  • Jeff Quackenbush, Ed Blaguszewski and Shane Conklin at the NLSB
  • Hard hats at the North Residential Area groundbreaking
  • Capital project managers Bruce Thomas and Burt Ewart at the Studio Arts Building
  • The Integrative Learning Center
  • Capital project manager Henry Merriman at Skinner Hall
  • The Life Science Laboratories
  • Construction of the Integrative Learning Center
  • The Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex

Building tomorrow today.

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.​

Design Building

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:

Worcester Commons

Worcester DC - architect's renderingWhile 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..


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