In addition to specializing in architectural design, S.O.A is actively involved in the public discourse on contemporary architecture. Whether in British Columbia or traveling abroad, Matthew Stanley is an enthusiastic writer of architecture from around the world, with feature and short length articles in Azure, Canadian Architect, Enclave, Elemente magazine, Vurb Magazine and West Kootenay House and Home. Some of these writings include:
1. A Crowning Achievement. Azure Magazine. September 2009.
2. Hot House. Azure Magazine. July/August 2009.
3. Learning From the Man. Elemente Magazine. November 2008.
4. Mapping Territories. Canadian Architect. August 2004.
5. Mediated Cities. Canadian Architect. August 2004. Writing by Marc Boutin, graphics by M. Stanley
6. Building Green? West Kootenay House and Home, Fall 2014.
7. Earthships. West Kootenay House and Home, Fall 2014.
8. Building Wonderland, Vurb Magazine, June 2014.
9. Pin This, Vurb Magazine, November 2014.
10. Pop Goes the World, Vurb Magazine, July 2014.