Francisco Colom Jover

Francisco Colom Jover is an architect, educator, and public speaker passionate about social housing. At MASS Design Group, he manages housing projects with a focus on promoting community and health by embedding principles of trauma-informed design. Prior to MASS, he practiced in Spain, the Netherlands, Azerbaijan, the UAE, and the USA.

Francisco speaks widely on the role of architecture in the social, cultural, and environmental crises, including at the AIA National Conference, Autodesk University, Harvard University, and the David Rockefeller Center. He has taught design studios at Parsons School of Design, and Tecnologico de Monterrey.

Francisco’s work is grounded in a deep commitment to social and environmental justice and architecture’s role in promoting housing as a fundamental human right.

SPEAKING TOPICS INCLUDE: 

Social Housing: Community as an Antidote to Isolation

Housing Can Heal: Leveraging Trauma-Informed Design Strategies

Designed World: The Social, Cultural and Environmental Impact of Architecture

Climatized: The Dangers and Opportunities of Sustainable Architecture

Antifragile Architecture: Ancestral Lessons for a Healthier World

Francisco creates new worlds for his audience and captures their imagination through storytelling.
- Ellen Hlozan, Autodesk University
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