Transforming the South Campus
UML Health & Social Sciences
South campus master plan, programming study, and architectural design for new university building
After completing a master plan and programming study for the University of Massachusetts Lowell, C7A designed the new Health and Social Sciences Building, the first new building on the South Campus in more than 30 years. This 70,000-square-foot LEED Silver-certified building houses three academic departments, Nursing, Psychology and Criminal Justice, as well as seven general-purpose classrooms for use by all departments. A large, rooftop glazed atrium space introduces natural daylight into the center of the building and creates a large lobby on the ground floor that can be used for special functions. This interdisciplinary academic building also features informal gathering spaces for faculty and student collaboration on all department floors as well as a tree-canopied landscaped plaza.
The Health and Social Sciences Building, designed by Cambridge Seven Associates for the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), received a Boston Society of Architects’ 2016 Education Facilities Citation Award. BSA Awards Jury …
Hiroko Sato from The Lowell Sun calls the new Health and Social Sciences Building designed by architects Cambridge Seven Associates a “shot in the arm” for the University of Massachusetts Lowell’s South Campus. This academic building, the first to be constructed …
The new University of Massachusetts Lowell Health & Social Sciences Building designed by Cambridge Seven Associates was included in Interior Design Magazine’s List of “Six University Buildings [that] Make the Grade with Innovative Design” by Josephine Minutillo.
The University of Massachusetts-Lowell earned a gold rating from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) for its campus-wide sustainability efforts, becoming only the third higher education institution in the state to achieve gold. Managed by the Association for the Advancement of …
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