About Alan Ricks
Alan Ricks is a founding principal and the chief design officer of MASS Design Group. He leads strategy and design of the 200-person firm. With projects in over 20 countries and scope covering architecture, landscape, engineering, construction and fabrication, he oversees the design process of the interdisciplinary studios.
Alan and MASS were awarded the National Design Award for Architecture and the Royal Institute of British Architects awarded Alan an International Fellowship in recognition of his contribution to the field. He has previously taught at the Yale School of Architecture and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Chris Anderson, chief curator of TED, described Alan Ricks's TED talk as “a different language about what architecture can aspire to be.”
Header image courtesy MASS Design Group.