Alan Thomas is a columnist for Places. He is Editorial Director for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Chicago Press and a photographer specializing in urban landscape.
Aaron Rothman is the photo editor of Places, and an artist and writer whose work explores contemporary issues in landscape.
Naomi Stead is a columnist for Places. She is an architecture critic and senior research fellow at the University of Queensland, Australia.
Simon Sadler is a columnist for Places. He teaches the history and theory of architecture, design, and urbanism across several programs at the University of California, Davis, where he is a professor in the Department of Design.