Matt Hickman



Emerson College

The New School


Sustainable design


Matt Hickman is a writer and editor specializing in sustainability, design, climate resilience, and green business.


Hickman was a writer and contributing editor for Mother Nature Network (now part of Treehugger) from 2008 to 2019. He has written for URBAN-X, Curbed, Apartment Therapy, The Lazy Environmentalist, City Magazine, and more. He was also a key contributor to "Vitamin: Green," a sustainable design and architecture book published by Phaidon in 2012. Hickman is currently an associate editor at The Architect’s Newspaper.


Hickman holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from The New School and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in writing, literature, and publishing from Emerson College.

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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