Towards Half

Overview of MASS Design Group's approach to climate positive design and research from the University of Toronto's Half Studio looking at the embodied carbon of Canada's multi unit residential construction sector.

About Kelly Doran
Kelly Alvarez Doran is a Senior Principal at MASS Design Group.  He joined MASS in 2014 to lead the firm's Kigali office, overseeing the growth of the practice from an office of 8 to 80 over a five year period.  Kelly has led the design and implementation of several of MASS’s projects across East Africa, notably the award-winning Munini District Hospital and Rwanda Ministry of Health’s Typical Hospital Plans; headquarters for both One Acre Fund and Andela in Kenya; and the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture. Kelly is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, the University of Toronto, a recipient of the Canada Council’s Prix de Rome for Emerging Practitioners, and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto and has held teaching positions at The Bartlett, Harvard University, and the University of Waterloo.