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Gideon Fink Shapiro

Marketing Director

Gideon Fink Shapiro helps communicate the value of MBB’s design work and pursues new opportunities for the firm to make an impact. An architectural historian and journalist, Gideon studies the power of design to improve daily life and create lasting value for communities.

Prior to joining MBB, Gideon served as a marketing consultant while working on independent research and writing projects. His writing on architecture and landscape has appeared in Architect, Architectural Record, Bookforum, Domus, Landscape Architecture Plus, Next City, New York Review of Architecture, Places, The Architect’s Newspaper, The Avery Review, and Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. He edited Re-Living the City, a book on the 2015 Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture; and co-authored books with Aaron Betsky and Robert A.M. Stern. He also curated exhibitions at the Center for Architecture and 1014: Space for Ideas in New York.

Gideon earned a Ph.D. in Architecture (history/theory) from University of Pennsylvania School of Design, and a B.A. in Urban Studies from Columbia University. His doctoral research focused on public landscape architecture in 19th-century Paris.