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Work experience

May 2009Present

Millwork, Lumber/Building materials associate

The Home Depot
  • Order windows, entry doors, interior doors and garage doors to exacting measurements and specifications.

  • Recommend building products and materials based on customers needs and requirements for installation.

  • Explain energy efficiency features, products and requirements to customers, as they relate to windows, doors and general building practices.

Jun 2003Aug 2003


Terra Firma Builders Ltd.
  • Prepared and mix earth/cement mixture for ramming into form-work

  • Compacted or “rammed” earth mixture into form-work with pneumatic tampers

  • Stripped form-work from finished walls

  • Cleaned up site and organized tools

Feb 2003Apr 2003

Volunteer Construction Labourer

  • Assisted in the construction of concrete formwork

  • Placed and tied steel re-bar according to architectural drawings

  • Assisted in the pouring, screeding and troweling of concrete slabs

  • Learned about Arcology theory and its associated philosophy.
  • learned using a hands on approach about the silt cast concrete and plaster technique
  • Made field trips to biosphere 2 and Taliesin West.


Sep 2004May 2008

Diploma of Architectural and Building Engineering Technology

British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Designed and built models of mixed-use and residential developments

  • Created drawings according to drafting standards and BCBC 2006

  • Composed memos and technical papers

  • Estimated quantities and costs of labour and materials on given building projects

  • Analyzed structural requirements and sizing for buildings

  • Researched materials and specified their use in given buildings

  • Analyzed HVAC, plumbing , and electrical drawings


Fine Arts

University Of Victoria.
  • Video Art and Digital Multimedia

  • Composed and Produced paintings and sculpture

  • Researched and wrote papers on modern art and architecture

  • Designed and built architectural models