Cassim Shepard is an urbanist based in New York City, where he teaches at City College, City University of New York. His video work has been exhibited at venues including the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Museum of the City of New York, the United Nations, the Pavillon de l’Arsenale (Paris), the African Centre for Cities (Cape Town), and the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. His writing on cities has appeared in Next City, Places, Domus, Public Culture, Strangers Guide, and others. He was the founding editor-in-chief of Urban Omnibus, an online publication of The Architectural League of New York, and he has taught urbanism at Columbia University, the London School of Economics, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. His first book, Citymakers: The Culture and Craft of Practical Urbanism, was published by Monacelli Press in 2017.
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