Justice is Beauty, featuring Alan Ricks, AIA of MASS Design Group

AIA Central Valley

Back Event Oct 10 @ 5 pm

Overview: Prepare to be inspired! With more than thirty projects built or under construction and some 200,000 people served, MASS Design Group has pioneered an immersive approach in the practice of architecture that provides the infrastructure, buildings, and physical systems necessary for growth, dignity, and well-being, while always engaging local communities with attention to the specifics of cultural context and social needs.

Join the firm’s founding Principal and Chief Design Officer, Alan Ricks, AIA, Int FRIBA for a presentation entitled: Justice is Beauty, highlighting MASS’s first decade of designing, researching, and advocating for an architecture of justice and human dignity. 

MASS is made up of over 120+ architects, landscape architects, engineers, builders, furniture designers, writers, filmmakers, and researchers representing 20 countries across the globe. In 2017 MASS was awarded the National Design Award in Architecture, given each year by the Cooper Hewitt, the Smithsonian Museum for Design. In 2019, Architect Magazine ranked MASS 4th in Design. Their work has been featured in over 4,000 publications.

Zoom link will be provided to registered participants.

The event will be recorded and available to the public on the Chapter’s Vimeo afterwards.

Cost: $10 + optional donation to the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services: https://support.sacramentofoodbank.org/AIA

Register: https://ea20-mass.eventbrite.com

Event founded by: Jack Paddon, AIA, Tyler Babcock, AIA, and Brian Sehnert, AIA; with leadership provided by Cody Carpino, AIA, Kevin Young, AIA and Mark Roddy, FAIA.

Sponsors: Comstock’s Magazine, Fulcrum Properties, Lionakis, Milgard Windows & Doors, SMUD, US CAD, Cunningham Engineering, Dealey Renton & Associates, Hoshida & Reyes and Miyamoto International, Inc.

Experience Architecture is a public-outreach event designed by AIA Central Valley to facilitate greater transparency with the public in how architects create our built environment and how it impacts their daily lives; to create an ongoing dialogue to inform a distinct, regional, architectural identity; and to highlight existing relationships between the region and its architecture.

This year’s event runs October 6-11, 2020. Find out more and see other events at www.aiacv.org/exparch