Gideon Fink Shapiro

Gideon Fink Shapiro is a New York-based historian and theorist of architecture, urbanism, and landscape. His writings on the built environment have appeared in journals and magazines including Architect, Domus, LA+, Next City, and The Avery Review. His forthcoming book from University of Pennsylvania Press analyzes Adolphe Alphand and the landscape architecture of public parks in 19th century Paris. He is also working with Aaron Betsky on Breaking the Box, a book of “design lessons” based on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Previously he coauthored The New Residential Colleges at Yale: A Conversation Across Time with Robert A.M. St, and edited Re-Living the City, a catalogue of the Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture. In 2019 he curated the exhibition “Big Ideas for Small Lots” at the Center for Architecture in New York City.