Born in 1953, R. D. Chin has a civil engineering degree (BSCE) from Tufts University and a masters degree in architecture (M.Arch) from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been trained under the tutelage of the late Grandmaster Lin Yun, and other feng shui masters. In 1993, Mr. Chin initially founded Space Alignment; it is now called R.D. Chin, Feng Shui Architect, an architectural design consultant practice in New York City. He also teaches regularly with his own feng shui studies programs. He has also worked on proposals for an urban planning and housing development in the Netherlands and contributed a Feng Shui Proposal for the World Trade Center Memorial Competition with Colpacci Miclescu Architects, Amsterdam. R.D. Chin is a full-time Feng Shui Architect who is currently licensed as a New York and New Jersey State architect, NCIDQ interior designer, author and teacher.