Tom Vanderbilt is a New York City-based writer on architecture, design, technology, science and other topics. He is contributing editor to I.D. and Print, and writes for a wide range of publications, including: The New York Times, Wired, The Financial Times, Smithsonian, Preservation, Slate, Metropolis, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Harvard Design Magazine, Cabinet, Artforum, and others. He has recently written on everything from the architectural history of the quonset hut (for an exhibition mounted by the Alaska Design Forum) to the neuroscientific underpinnings of urban navigation (for the forthcoming Else/Where Mapping book to be published by the Design Institute of the University of Minnesota).
Books:Traffic, August 2009
Traffic, August 2008