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.
Naomi Stead is a columnist for Places. She is an architecture critic and senior research fellow at the University of Queensland, Australia.
Aaron Rothman is the photo editor of Places, and an artist and writer whose work explores contemporary issues in landscape.
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.