Co-founder and CEO

“Building better buildings. Investing in people that build them.”

Michael Murphy is the executive director of MASS Design Group, which he founded in 2010. Michael leads design and research programs at MASS and has overseen the expansion of MASS into ten countries and three continents. He regularly speaks on architecture and health care, and sits on the boards of the Clinton Global Initiative Advisory Committee, the Harvard Graduate School of Design Alumni Board, and the Center for Healthcare Design. Michael holds a Master in Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. ​


Announcing the African Design Centre

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Now accepting applications: the African Design Centre fellowship, a two-year program that will train the next generation of creative leaders in high-impact design. Fellows will learn hands-on skills while researching critical…

Daily Clips – June 4th

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[click to read what we read] Design Architizer – 11 Smart City Startups That You Need to Know About On mobility, construction and urban planning start ups. Atlanta Blackstar –…

Welcome new interns!

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Enjoying a delicious welcome breakfast with this summer’s new team members. We’ll be sharing their stories on TW@M, so stay tuned!