Mark Andrew Boyer is a journalist and photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Born in Buffalo, NY, he graduated with a bachelor\'s degree in comparative literature from the University of Chicago in 2006. Mark served as the founding editor of Curbed Chicago, he was a news editor for Inhabitat, and he co-founded OrganicNation.tv. His work to date has focused on housing issues, cities, innovation, and the environment. His writing and photography has appeared in The Atlantic Cities, OnEarth, Fast Company\'s Co.Exist blog, YES! Magazine, GOOD, The Global Oneness Project, and others.