Nate Berg is a Los Angeles–based journalist who covers cities, architecture, design, and technology. A longtime contributor to ARCHITECT, he was previously a staff writer at The Atlantic Cities, now CityLab, and an editor at Planetizen. His work has appeared in a variety of outlets, including The New York Times, The Guardian, Wired, and 99% Invisible. He was a finalist for the 2013 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists for his Next City feature article on HafenCity, a neighborhood being built from scratch in Hamburg, Germany. His recent works include driving an electric car (which ran out of batteries) and riding an electric bike (which did not).