Michael Murphy is the executive director and founder of MASS Design Group, an architecture and design collaborative that leverages buildings, as well as the design and construction process, to become catalysts for economic growth, social change, and justice.
MASS’s work has been recognized globally, and published widely. Most recently, MASS has been recognized as winners of the 2017 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award and Murphy’s 2016 TED talk has reached over a million views. Murphy has taught at the Harvard Graduate School of design and currently teaches at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Murphy is a resident of Dudley Square and holds a Masters in Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.