An Update from MASS Design Group

An Update from MASS Design Group
Jan 31, 2013
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David Saladik, a MASS cofounder, is seen in the middle working with GBS, the architect of record for the tuberculosis hospital in Haiti, and the construction team to review foundation designs.  

Photography: courtesy MASS Design Group

An Update from MASS Design Group_02 MASSupdate_02.jpg MASS manufactured the compressed stabilized earth blocks with community members and partner 1,000 Jobs Haiti.

Photography: courtesy MASS Design Group 
An Update from MASS Design Group_03 MASSupdate_03.jpg The tuberculosis hospital, due to be complete later this year, is innovatively designed with low-cost passive systems to create airflow and dissipate heat gain.  

Illustration: courtesy MASS Design Group
An Update from MASS Design Group_04 MASSupdate_04.jpg The lushly landscaped courtyard and open air gathering spaces provide opportunities for social engagement among patients undergoing long courses of treatment in open air environments where the risk of transmission is low. 

Illustration: courtesy MASS Design Group