Richard F. Celeste Theatre
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
Alan Ricks is the co-founder of MASS Design Group, an innovative company focusing on architecture and design solutions for public health on a global scale with offices in Rwanda and Boston and programs in Haiti, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. He is also a visiting faculty member at Harvard University. Ricks graduated from Colorado College in 2005 and went on to pursue graduate work in architecture and public health at Harvard University. Ricks is a Forbes "30 Under 30 Entrepreneur to Watch" and has won numerous awards for his work with public health and design. At this lecture, Ricks will explain his development and execution of a global strategic plan for designing and implementing “architecture that heals.”