David R. Beach is an architect and Associate Professor of Architecture at the Hammons School of Architecture at Drury University. Specializing in digital design technology, David is an advocate of full digital immersion as part of a traditional design process leveraging technology to inform process, collaboration, and decision making through analysis. David teaches in the architectural design studios, the Center for Community Studies working at the urban design scale, and both the introductory and advanced digital design technology courses. The application elements of David’s current research can be found at the blog The Architect’s Digital Design Guide, and his YouTube channel, which have over a half million views, and are outlets for work and information directly related to questions received from students and practitioners. David has given 3 presentations at Autodesk University, and has completed over 20 major conference publications and presentations in the last 7 years.