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BRYAN BELL is the founder of Design Corps, founder of the Public Interest Design Institute, and a co-founder of the SEED Network. Bell has organized the Structures for Inclusion lecture series for twelve years which presents best practices in community-based design. He has published two collections of essays on the topic. Bell has lectured and taught at numerous schools including the Rural Studio with Samuel Mockbee. He has received an AIA National Honor Award in Collaborative Practice. His work has been exhibited in the Venice Biennale and the Cooper Hewitt Museum Triennial. He became a Harvard Loeb Fellow in 2010 and is a co-recipient of the 2011 AIA Latrobe Prize which is focused on “Public Interest Design.”


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