The FCAS program brings together events taking place at all Five College campuses. Upcoming events are listed below.
Docomomo US and UMass Amherst's Historic Preservation Program present a tour of a Post-War campus, open discussion on the evolution of Brutalist structures, and public showing of the movie Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
Microtopia presents dreams of life in small, mobile or temporary spaces. How much space, stuff and comfort do we really need?
As part of the DOCOMOMO Program (beginning at 1 PM) The film looks at the 70 year career of Pritzker Prize winning Irish-American architect Kevin Roche.
David Dillon Memorial Lecture
Gottfried Böhm is widely regarded as Germany's preeminent architect.Concrete Love, Architecture of the Böhm Family, paints an intimate portrait of the complexity and inseparability of life, love and art.
Each semester the Five College Architecture program joins up with the Western MA AIA to present films that relate to various topics in architecture.
The FCAS major is offered at Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College and Amherst College. Students interested in this unique program must apply to one or more of these schools.Apply Now
The FCAS program engages in myriad of questions about architecture and design. It encourages students to define and engage with the aspects of history, theory and design that they find most compelling. The program provides the essential concrete foundations, but an open-ended curriculum.Explore the Program
The FCAS major is a liberal arts degree designed to provide students the essential foundations in architectural history, theory and studio design, but allows students to develop their own area of study with the broader discipline of architectural studies.Learn More About the Major
The Five Colleges offer a wide selection of programs and events year round. A coordinated FCAS lecture series is a key focus, while we offer workshops, an Architecture Through Film series and other programs.See What's Happening
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The Five College Architectural Studies program is an interdisciplinary course of study that bridges five campuses and is available to students currently enrolled in Hampshire College, Amherst College or Mount Holyoke College.