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T. David Bell, FAIA, LEED AP, BD+C

David Bell

Design Principal
BELL Architects, PC
1228 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

David Bell has a passion for integrating history, culture and sustainable design into the built environment. An award-winning District of Columbia architect, he is involved in a variety of project types, scales and uses, including recreation centers, educational facilities, parks, libraries, museums, theaters, and mixed-use transportation centers. Critical skills include leading the public process and engaging communities. He is an expert in rehabilitation and creative accessibility upgrades and has provided Section 106 review, DC Section 9B and documentation for historic properties. His skills and interests are focused on integrating technology and traditional construction to achieve superior results with respect to conserving resources. Mr. Bell is committed to DC and has served with the DC Preservation League, Cultural Tourism DC and AIA DC boards. He is founding chair of the AIA DC High Performance Building Committee and is currently on the advisory panel for the MLK Jr Memorial Library Renovation.