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Design Building

Amherst, MA 01003-2901
United States

Room 327


Carey Clouse (she/her) is an Associate Professor in Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Clouse is the recipient of a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship and the Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship. Clouse teaches courses that address the overlap between social justice, environmental stewardship, and urbanism. In an effort to bolster interdisciplinary research and learning at UMass, she teaches in both the architecture department and the landscape architecture regional planning department (LARP). In addition to teaching, she is co-partner of Crookedworks, an architecture-design-build firm.



2022 Clouse, Carey. “The Resurgence of Urban Foraging Under COVID-19” Landscape Research. DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2022.2047911 (peer-reviewed)

2021 Clouse, Carey. Climate-Adaptive Design in High Mountain Villages. New York: Routledge, 2021.

2020 Nawre, Alpa and Clouse, Carey. “H2O” Journal of Architectural Education. 74:1, p. 2-3. DOI: 10.1080/10464883.2020.1697139 (invited)

2019 Clouse, Carey. “Climate Adaptive Design: Building up Ladakh’s Ice Stupas” Landscape Journal. 2019; 38:1-2, p.25-41. DOI: 10.3368/lj.38.1-2.25 (peer-reviewed)

2018 Clouse, Carey and Zachary Lamb. “The Batture Effect” Landscape Journal. 36: 1, p. 1-13. DOI: 10.3368/lj.36.1.1 (peer-reviewed)

2017 Clouse, Carey. “The Himalayan Ice Stupa: Ladakh’s Climate Adaptive Water Cache” Journal of Architectural Education. 2017; 71:2, p.247-251. DOI: 10.1080/10464883.2017.1340781 (peer-reviewed)

2016 Clouse, Carey; Naomi Anderson and Taylor Shippling. “Ladakh’s Artificial Glaciers: Climate-adaptive design for water harvesting” Climate and Development. 9 (5) 2016. 428-438. DOI: 0.1080/17565529.2016.1167664 (peer-reviewed)

2016 Clouse, Carey. “Frozen Landscapes: Climate-adaptive Design Interventions in Ladakh and Zanskar” Landscape Research, 41 (8) 2016. 821-837. DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2016.1172559 (peer-reviewed)

2014 Clouse, Carey. Farming Cuba: Urban Agriculture from the Ground Up. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2014.

2014 Clouse, Carey. “Learning from artificial glaciers in the Himalaya: design for climate change through low-tech infrastructural devices” Journal of Landscape Architecture, 9:3, 2014. 6-19. DOI: 10.1080/18626033.2014.968411 (peer-reviewed)

2013 Clouse, Carey and Zachary Lamb. “Post-Crisis: Embracing Public Service Architecture with Humility” Journal of Architectural Education. 67:2. 2013. 186-194. DOI: 10.1080/10464883.2013.817157 (peer-reviewed)

2013 Clouse, Carey and Zachary Lamb. “Design|Build and Community Advocacy: Teaching to Broaden the Design Profession” ii: the International Journal of Interior Architecture and Spatial Design. Spring 2013, vol.1. 96-101. (peer reviewed)