social construct n :

a social mechanism, phenomenon, or category created and developed by society; a perception of an individual, group, or idea that is constructed through social or cultural practice.

David Plick
Founder & Director of Content

While David Plicks writing career began in fiction workshops during his MFA, his travels as a freelance writer led to him founding two cultural magazines, Construction and Down & Out, and writing about a broad scope of topics including: architecture, design, urbanism, art criticism, technology, real estate, weddings, travel, among many others. He founded Social Construct in 2016 after spending many years as a freelance writer, copy editor, copywriter, and content creator. Between David and the talented and devoted group of freelancers he leads, they have had work in The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Huffington Post, ArchDaily, and many others. In addition to heading Social Construct, he teaches writing at The City University of New York, and is proud to call Brooklyn home.


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