MASS Design Group researches, builds, and advocates for architecture that promotes justice and human dignity. Its team of 150 architects, landscape architects, engineers, builders, furniture designers, writers, filmmakers, and researchers representing 20 countries work together to expand access to design that is purposeful, healing, and hopeful.
— Christian Benimana, Managing Director, MASS Design Group; Director, African Design Centre
The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda is a MASS Design Group project that continues the legacy of primatologist Dian Fossey, embodying principles of conservation and sustainability in all aspects of its design, construction, and operation.
Image courtesy of Iwan Baan, MASS Design Group
Realizing the need for local solutions to shared challenges across the African continent, MASS Design Group partnered with The Nubian Vault Association to train architects and masons with skills using local materials and time-tested methods.
Image courtesy of Christian Lamontagne, Cosmos
MASS Design Group pushes the boundaries of design and construction in East Africa helping create opportunities to strengthen the construction industry.
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