Jonathan Bell is an architect and educator, a member of the American Institute of Architects and a LEED-accredited professional. He is cofounder of DUAL LLC, an architecture firm whose projects range from single-family residential renovations to adaptive reuse projects for arts and not-for-profit groups to research-driven urban investigations. Bell was previously an associate at KITE Architects in Providence and has also taught design studios and sustainability classes at Roger Williams University. His work has won numerous awards and has been published and exhibited locally, nationally and internationally.
Besides his professional work, Bell’s academic interests include exploring intersections between film and architecture. He has published articles on film noir (Shadows in the Hinterland: Rural Noir) and, more recently, on studio research conducted at Roger Williams (FLICKER: Speculations on Space and Cinema).