In 2004, the University of Massachusetts got approval to start a new accredited graduate-level Masters program in Architecture. In the process of reorganizing the existing design program in the Department of Art & Art History into the new Architecture+Design program, a new website was needed. The design of this site is based on two motifs: The strong horizontal shapes of the Fine Arts Center in which the program is housed and the square, which is meant to be a visual representation of the equal contributions of the interdisciplinary partners on campus.
I discovered WordPress! Now this site runs on it. Let’s see how that works out. What I wanted was a lightweight CMS with a good gallery component (and some login/privacy modules). WordPress and all the available plugins seem to fulfill the need perfectly. While I am migrating my old website here there may be some […] Read more..