I believe that design is both powerful and playful and that with this transcendent combination we can connect people and inspire change.
Michelle Smearman joined the MASS Kigali office in 2015 and has been working primarily on the African Design Center. Before joining MASS Michelle worked as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she taught digital representation and junior level studio. While at UIUC, Michelle also taught Discover Architecture, a program for high school students looking to explore the field of architecture. She received her Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois and her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.