Korbin daSilva is a SCARP MScP student in the urban design specialization in his second year. He currently specializes in the relationships between design, planning and real estate development. Korbin has BA (Hons) in Urban Systems from McGill University and a research based MSc. from McGill University where he examined participatory model making as an urban design engagement tool for community members. Korbin is also currently the graduate teaching assistant for SALA’s (UBC) new post professional Masters of Urban Design (MUD). Korbin recently completed an internship with the district of Kitimat Department of Planning, and has worked on a numerous research grants in the past ranging from urban design and architectural community visualization and engagement to climate change engagement through geospatial web programming.