A Davis Washington Mitchell Lecture
Brad Bell is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Arlington and the Director of the Digital Architecture Research Consortium (DARC) at UT Arlington. He researches and teaches on the integration of advanced digital technologies into the architectural design process with a focus on the use of digital fabrication and cast materials. He has lectured, taught, and written on the uses of such technologies for the past ten years and has been an invited critic at schools of architecture throughout the United States. He is co-Director of TEX-FAB, a non-profit organization, providing a platform for education on digital fabrication and parametric modeling to the professional, academic and manufacturing communities in Texas. He is also a Principal at TOPOCAST LAB -an experimental design and consulting practice focused on the application of digital fabrication technologies into casting methodologies.