Come spend a summer afternoon overlooking the water and meet with one of the most innovative and exciting practices working today.


MASS Design Group was founded in 2008 as a non-profit organization with a mission to serve the public good through architecture. Their collaborative, site-based projects are being built all over the world. Among their recently completed projects are the Ruhehe Primary School in Rwanda, and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, in Montgomery, Alabama.

MASS Design Group will present a lecture and workshop on their unique process, focusing on the new Purpose Built toolkit they have developed to help other nonprofits plan and implement capital projects.

Date: Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Address: Roger Williams University, School of Architecture
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm

100% of proceeds from this event will benefit the AIAri Architectural Forum Scholarship program


2:00-2:30 Arrive, register, meet and greet

2:30-3:30 Lecture: MASS Design Group

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:45 Workshop: An Introduction to the Purpose Built Series

4:45-6:00 Reception: happy hour and hors d’oeuvres


Sponsored by:

Roger Williams University
Tremco Sustainable Practices Partnership