Brad Bell is professor and director of the digital fabrication laboratory at the School of Architecture of University of Texas at Arlington. Previously, he was a professor at Tulane University and University of Colorado. He founded the firm BBS, which has been involved in residential and other projects. Bell has given lectures on digital fabrication and its impact on architecture at several U.S. universities. He holds a MArch from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University.