Personal Greeting Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham, FAIA

University of Massachusetts

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University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA


Ludmilla Pavlova is Senior Facilities Planner in Campus Planning at UMass Amherst and is responsible for master plan programming and planning for research, academic and administrative facilities and developing design guidelines.

Ludmilla has managed the planning of major capital projects including Harold Alfond Hall/ ISOM Addition, the Integrated Science Building, the Berkshire Dining Commons Renovation, the Southwest Residential Area Concourse, the Comprehensive Academic and Classroom Facilities Plan and the Library Master Plan.

Passionate about campus sustainability, Ludmilla often lectures on the topic and helped author the first UMass Amherst Sustainability Plan. Prior to coming to UMass she worked for design firms in New York City most notably for John M.Y. Lee/ Michael Timchula Associates, managing the design and construction of the Curtis/Balkan Factory in Sofia, Bulgaria, and a member of the team that designed the Shenzhen City Center Urban Design and City Hall, Shenzhen, China

Ludmilla has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and European Cultural Studies from Princeton University and a Masters of Architecture from Columbia University.


Columbia University
New York, New York, United States
Masters of Art, 1986
1983 To 1986
Dissertation: Multi-Use High Rise and Retail
Advisor: Jose Oubrerie

Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Bachelor of Arts, 1982
1978 To 1982
Dissertation: The Exposition of Modern Art and Architecture in Milan 1902
Advisor: Anthony Vidler

Job History

University of Massachusetts
Senior Campus Planner
Amherst, MA, United States
July 1998 - present