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Victoria Ballard Bell is a licensed architect, with MA degrees from the University of Virginia in both architecture and urban planning. The recipient of the Alpha Rho Chi medal for leadership, scholarship and service, she was also a Frederick P. Rose Fellow. She practices in Raleigh, North Carolina. Patrick Rand, FAIA, is a Distinguished Professor of Architecture at NC State University, where his research focuses on the relationship between design and construction technologies. Rand maintains a small architecture and consulting practice.