Naomi Stead is a columnist for Places. She is an architecture critic and senior research fellow at the University of Queensland, Australia.
David Heymann is a columnist for Places. He is an architect, and the Harwell Hamilton Harris Regents Professor in Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin.
Despina Stratigakos is a columnist for Places. She is an internationally recognized historian and professor in the architecture department at the University at Buffalo.