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Amherst Faculty: The Campus Guide is an architectural excursion of one in every of North The united states’s so much prestigious liberal arts faculties. Based in Western Massachusetts a few 200 years in the past, the only thousand-acre campus is a residing museum of architectural historical past, bearing the imprint of outstanding companies in structure and panorama structure: Frederick Legislation Olmsted; McKim, Mead & White; Benjamin Thompson; Edward Larrabee Barnes; Shepley Bulfinch; and Michael Van Valkenburgh. Arranged as a chain of six walks, the information interweaves the historical past of the school with the tale of the campus’s building. Newly commissioned images and a hand drawn pocket map support this enticing adventure via Amherst’s structure, panorama, internal layout, and sculpture.