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Ben Weil presents at Western Mass Green Consortium (Dec 17th, 2013)

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As part of the Western Mass Green Consortium’s Green Night, Ben Weil presented on December 11th a talk on “The REAL performance of hot water heating and their effects on building efficiency”.

Simi Hoque interviewed on WHMP about Eureka! program (Dec 11th, 2013)

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BCT faculty member Simi Hoque was interviewed today for the Bill Newman show on WHMP in Northampton, MA about her experiences with last summer’s Eureka! program. During the Eureka! program, teenage girls from Girls, Inc. in Holyoke visited UMass for a workshop series at UMass. You can listen to the entire podcast here: http://whmp.com/podcasts/the-bill-newman-show-12-11-13/ More […]

Fall student advising is coming up! (Nov 1st, 2013)

This one’s for all current BCT students only: Please note that Spring enrollment starts on November 12th. Therefore, BCT faculty will be doing their fall advising sessions next week (11/4-11/8). Your advisor will send you an email with instructions how to sign up for meetings. In the meantime, please review your Academic Requirements progress on […]

Leers Weinzapfel Associates recommended for Integrated Design Building at UMass (Oct 31st, 2013)

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  Boston-based Architecture firm Leers Weinzapfel Associates has been recommended to Katherine Craven, the Executive Director of the UMBA, to be the design firm for the Integrated Design Building at UMass. As mentioned before, this building will in a few years become the new home for BCT, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, and Architecture+Design. We are […]

L. Carl Fiocchi wins Autodesk Excellence in Analysis Award (Oct 28th, 2013)

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L. Carl Fiocchi, a Ph.D. Candidate in BCT, just won the Autodesk Excellence in Analysis Award. About the project This project is an analysis of the Gropius House, a Modernist icon constructed in 1938.  The intent was to deconstruct and analyze several passive solar shading techniques that Walter Gropius had incorporated into the building and site […]