EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule


Reinvention by Design

  • Description: Business as usual is no longer an option. From our relationship with nature to the advancement of human health, the future is at a tipping point. Alan Ricks and the multi-faceted team at not-for-profit MASS (Model of Architecture Serving Society) Design Group harness the power of design to change lives, heal, and rebuild ecosystems. By leading us through the innovative MASS process and its guiding strategy of One Health, Ricks shares a purposeful philosophy of practice that can inspire all of us to see what’s possible for the future. Designing for education and health, MASS’s work transcends geography and proves that human creativity can serve the common good.
  • Date:Wednesday, November 2
  • Time:9:15 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time
  • Track:Keynote
  • Audience:Architects & Designers, Educational Institutions, Distributors
  • Learning Objective 1:Learn to apply the lessons MASS continues to advance from projects in the developing world.
  • Learning Objective 2:Hear about projects around the globe that are equally sustainable and regenerative.
  • Learning Objective 3:Understand how architecture can reflect the desires for social justice that are of deep concern in our world today.
  • Learning Objective 4:Learn by example how unique designs are a result of an innovative consortium of community partners.
Alan Ricks
MASS Design Group