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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 […]

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 […]

Designer RFP for UMass Integrated Design Building (the future home of BCT) has been released (Aug 21st, 2013)

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The University of Massachusetts (technically, it’s the UMBA) is planning a building that will bring together BCT, Architecture, and LARP (Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning) on the Amherst campus. Since this will be our new home, we are envisioning this building to be a showcase green and sustainable building. The designer RFP has been released […]

UMass Amherst Named to Princeton Review’s ‘Green Honor Roll’ (Aug 12th, 2013)

AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the top 22 among more than 800 colleges nationwide recognized this month as a “Green Honor Roll School” by The Princeton Review. Giving the flagship campus of the Commonwealth’s public university system a perfect 99 on a 99-point scale this week, the Review’s annual […]

Ben Weil Releases Holdsworth Hall Retrofit and Renovation Report for Energy Efficiency (Oct 9th, 2012)

Proposed Holdsworth Hall Retrofit and Renovation would reduce energy usage by 63% and carbon dioxide emissions by 82% The recommendations in this report are the product of a detailed and careful examination and exploration of the building and its operations. Begun as a project in a graduate course taught by Ben Weil, Extension Assistant Professor […]