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Mass Design Group

America centrale | Port-au-Prince

The quality of the space around us has an economic, social, cultural and political influence on its wider context. Good architecture has a positive effect on crucial aspects of daily life, restoring dignity to those who use it. It follows that designing good architecture means determining the impact architecture will have on the community and its members.

MASS Design Group has been designing health centres since 2008, mainly in Africa and Haiti. Where economic and material sources are sorely lacking and living conditions often dire, the role of public buildings becomes all-important. This awareness led the practice to develop a design method focused not only on the result but also on the process and impact of any new architecture.

First-hand knowledge and assessment of context are essential to understanding the limits and opportunities of the case in hand, and how...

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