April Platform Challenge: Day 1 – Know Thyself

I’m going to see how far I can make it with Robert Lee Brewer’s April Platform Challenge. This will be tough: a full-time job, no computer at work because I’ll be on site for the next month doing deficiency reviews, a course with an assignment due and an exam this month, plus easter.

Today’s  Challenge:

For Day 1, define yourself. I don’t want you to worry about where you’d like to be or anything in the future. Instead, I want you to take a look at who you are, what you’ve done, what you’re currently doing, etc. Below is a chart I’m using (with my own answers). ~ Robert Lee Brewer

Name (as used in byline): Heather Button

Position(s): Intern Architect, Kearns Mancini Architects.

Skill(s): healthcare architecture, Contemporary School Design, contract administration, specification writing, poet, blogger, flautist, problem solver, able to jump from project to project and comprehend what’s going on easily, knitter, pattern-based thinker.

Social media platforms: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Ravelry, Flickr, ThinkingTen.

URLs: http://hcfitzpatrick.com, http://my quirkycity.wordpress.comhttp://ca.linkedin.com/in/hcfbuttonhttp://twitter.com/#!/quirkycity

Accomplishments: Intern Architect with the OAA; Silver Award for Construction for the UBC Old Auditorium; Masters in Architecture (Thesis: Supportive Housing for Mental Health Recovery: A Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective); Top 10 CMHC 2007 Housing Studies Achievement Award; Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Pre-Professional Architecture.

Interests: architecture (assembly & community), writing (from specifications to novels), running, knitting, music, travel.

In one sentence, who am I? Heather Button is a married Intern Architect fascinated by how architecture affects people, and a pattern-based thinker who lets her mind run free in dreams and sometimes fiction.

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