UMassBRUT is campaign designed to educate and advocate for the conservation, renovation, and reuse of Brutalist architecture throughout the UMass higher education state-wide community.


2022 Docomomo Modernism in America Award of Excellence

Inventory/Survey Category

In the fall of 2022, UMassBRUT was honored with a Docomomo Modernism in America Award of Excellence. Six members of the UMassBRUT team traveled to New York City to accept the award. According to Docomomo:

The UMassBRUT campaign stood out in the Inventory/Survey category for its all-hands-on-deck approach to rallying large educational institutions around better stewardship of their modern resources. Following a two-day symposium, they have made great strides in educating and warming their community towards Brutalism.