Bryan Bell and Design Corp's housing for migrant farmworkers (2007).
Bryan Bell and Design Corp’s housing for migrant farmworkers (2007).

Bryan Bell is a current Professor of Architecture at the NC State College of Design. He is also the founder of Design Corps, who’s mission is to to provide the benefits of architecture to those traditionally un-served by the profession in order to create a positive change within communities. Design Corps utilizes design advocacy and education to help communities shape their environments and address their social, economic, and environmental challenges. Bell’s current focus is on public interest design, which he describes as a needs-driven practice that “puts creative abilities to practical use to improve communities.” He has revolutionized public interest design using interdisciplinary and innovative protocols, procedures, and economic models to adapt to the changing nature of clients and economic conditions.