I am a freelance architectural designer-technologist. I am working on several projects for various members of my church community. I will be going to Tyndale seminary in the Fall of 2013 to begin studies in the Masters of Divinity program in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I enjoy writing and performing my own music for the keyboards/piano.
Burka Architects, Mississauga, ON, CA, Architect's Assistant
Set up computer workstations. Tried to fix large format printer-plotter. Archived files on computer and physical files. Handled CAD drawings for Absolute Towers (Marilyn Monroe Buildings) project.
Currently, volunteering with the intent of releasing an Excel based building design computation program for market.
X-Design, Inc., Toronto, ON, CA, Architectural Technologist-Designer
Was brought on board for this position but as of yet has not been assigned any projects. Waiting. Work is on a piecemeal, per project basis, allowing me to work on my personal freelance projects. Worked on TUMI clothing store, store fixture design 3D models.
Tyndale University College and Seminary, Toronto, ON, CA, Masters, Masters of Divinity, Spiritual Formation
Undergoing training to be a spiritual director. Currently have completed the following courses:
Humber College, Etobicoke, ON, CA, Revit Professional Certificate
Have taken the beginner, intermediate and advanced courses. Completed the Revit BIM certificate program and am credentialed in the software.
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, CA, Bachelors, Environmental Design Studies
Learned about natural building techniques,trombe walls and solar chimneys. Was critiqued by Brian Mackay-Lyons for a charette and also attended a lecture by Bruce Kuwabara of Toronto-based KPMB Architects. Most interesting course was on tensile architecture.
Seneca College, Toronto, ON, CA, AutoCAD Professional and AutoLISP
Attended the Autodesk Certified Training Center courses at Seneca College Newnham Campus in Toronto. Learned about menu customizations and AutoLISP programming for the AutoCAD software.
Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, CA, Bachelors, Architectural Science
Did a thesis on the design of a center for the teaching and practice of Tai-Chi Chuan, a Chinese martial art characterized by slow, relaxed movements. Specialized in the Architecture Design stream after 1st year. The other streams were Building Science and Project Management. I did take some courses in the other 2 streams.