Matthew J. Bell, AIA

Matthew J. Bell, AIA


As a long-time Professor of Architecture, Matt Bell has brought a broad range of interests and a keen intellect to EE&K’s work for over a decade. Matt’s diversity of experience - from pioneering projects in Turkey to serving as community architect for a groundbreaking new urban community in Maryland - spans academia and real-world implementation. Matt’s focus on large-scale architecture and sustainable urban design as well as campus master plans has earned national recognition.

Projects of Note


  • Cornell University, Master of Architecture in Urban Design, 1989
  • University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Architecture, 1983


  • District of Columbia, Maryland, New York

Notable Honors and Awards

  • National Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design, American Institute of Architects, The Aventiene (Crown Farm- Gaithersburg, MD), 2007
  • Charter Awards, Congress for the New Urbanism, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007
  • Livable Communities Award, AARP and the NAHB, Collegetown at West End, 2007
  • Outstanding Master Plan, APA- VA Chapter, Eisenhower East Small Area Plan, 2004
  • Charter Award, Congress for the New Urbanism, King Farm, Rockville, MD, 2000
  • Urban Design Honor Award, AIA, Bahcesehir, Turkey, 1999

Beyond the Office

  • Congress for the New Urbanism, Charter Member
  • Vice President, Restoring Ancient Stabiae Foundation, Castellamare di Stabia, Italy