The John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been voted the 2017 World Architects U.S. Building of the Year.
The U.S. Building of the Year poll received more than 4,000 votes for nearly 50 Buildings of the Week from 2017. The first-place John W. Olver Design Building won by a large margin, with about 30% of the total votes. Read about it here
The Design Building is the largest cross laminated timber (CLT) academic building in the US and is the first LEED Platinum Certified building on the Amherst campus.