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I believe that everyone has the right to good Architecture, and by that I feel a responsibility to address social consciousness through innovative design

Theophile Uwayezu

Design Director
Kigali, Rwanda

Theo joined MASS in July of 2014 as a Global Health Corps design fellow and has since become an Associate on the architectural design team. Theo is currently working on the design of the Ellen DeGeneres Campus for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Musanze, Rwanda as well as the design and construction administration for the headquarters for One Acre Fund in Kakamega Kenya. Previously, he has worked on the design and construction documentation for the 300-bed Munini District Hospital in Southern Province, Rwanda and construction administration for Mubuga Primary School that serves over 850 students in the Northern Province, Rwanda. Additionally, Theo was an integral part of the construction training for the African Design Centre fellows for their capstone design-build project at Ruhehe Primary School in Northern Province, Rwanda.

Prior to joining MASS, Theo received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University Of Rwanda School Of Architecture and interned at General Architecture Collaborative on design, project management, and participatory workshops for projects such as Masoro Earthbag construction. Theo is passionate about spending time on site and ensuring that construction processes have maximal impact on surrounding communities.

Theo is a member of the MASS.Build Team, helping MASS invest in local construction capacity in Rwanda and assist our partners in delivering projects that maximize value throughout the supply chain. Read more about MASS.Build.