Mark Scherner is a cultural and social anthropologist (BA) and studies regional research and regional planning in Vienna. In 2019 and 2020, he assisted the Erasmus Mundus Master 4CITIES. He was involved in the research projects "Exploring Citizen Science, Revealing Danube City's Landscape through Photo-elicitation" and "Jugend Gestaltet! Lienzer Talboden" - both at the Institute of Geography and Regional Research. In Germany he gained practical experience in city administration and urban policy initiatives. He is writing his master's thesis on the ethics of municipal land policy using the case study of the Roundtable on Real Estate Policy, Berlin. For Search and Shape Mark is involved in the projects Labour@Home, Preyersche Höfe and in the project Migration, Mobility and the Access to Social Housing in Vienna .