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We have to design in a way that makes urban regeneration concrete and feasible. A sustainable design practice should economize while producing great results.

Shakira Nyiratuza

Structural Engineer
Kigali, Rwanda

Shakira originally joined MASS in October 2016 as an Engineering Intern. Since then, she has moved on to support our growing engineering team as a Graduate Engineer. Her main focus is supporting structural design and site works, helping with construction administration. She has worked on a number of projects at MASS including the Butaro Oncology located in Burera district. She is currently working on the Rwanda Institute of Conservation Agriculture ensuring quality control of structures. Before joining MASS, Shakira earned a Bachelor’s degree in Building and Construction Technology from Umutara Polytechnic University.

Prior to joining MASS, she worked with a local road construction company and an architecture consultancy company to increase her capacity and play a role in the development of her home country, Rwanda. Shakira’s aim is to redefine the future of the build environment and the lives of its inhabitants, in Rwanda and beyond.