Gideon Fink Shapiro

Gideon Fink Shapiro is a New York-based historian and critic of the built environment.

His writings have appeared in Places Journal, The Avery Review, Landscape Architecture Plus, Architect, DomusJournal of the Society of Architectural HistoriansNew York Review of ArchitectureNext City, and The Architect’s Newspaper. His forthcoming book from University of Pennsylvania Press analyzes Adolphe Alphand and the landscape architecture of public parks in 19th century Paris. He has co-authored books with Aaron Betsky and Robert A.M. Stern, and edited Re-Living the City, a book based on the 2015 Shenzhen and Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture. As a consulting writer and curator, he works with firms and cultural organizations like the Center for Architecture and 1014: Space for Ideas.