Matt Shaw is a New York–based author, editor, and columnist, whose work focuses on architecture as an instrument of political, social, and cultural shifts. He has been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, PIN-UP, Artforum, The Architectural Review, and Domus. His forthcoming book with Iwan Baan about Columbus, Indiana will be published by Monacelli Press in 2023. Shaw is also the co-founder of the experimental project space Hot Air in downtown New York. He has previously served as Executive Editor of The Architect’s Newspaper, where the online publication won an International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) honorable mention. He also teaches critical writing at UPenn, Indiana University, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), and has served on a number of advisory boards, awards committees, and built project juries.