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Ann-Helen Wirtz

Portland

Top 3 Travel Destinations
Austria, Greece, Kauai

Hobby
Hiking and travelling. Whenever I finally get a yard, I think I’ll enjoy gardening

Architectural Influencer(s)
Although my dream house looks nothing like it, I can’t help but be fascinated by the work of Frank Gehry after stumbling upon some of his buildings in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Favorite Hangout Spot
Anywhere with an abundance of trees, moss, rivers and waterfalls

Car, bike or bus (or feet)
Preferably trains! But bus and bike are mostly used

Fondest Childhood Memory
Sneaking off with my dad’s building materials to go build treehouses in the forest

Favorite Nonprofit
Habitat for Humanity

Time of Day You’re Most Creative
Mornings

Pets or Animals You Own
I miss having a Bernese Mountain dog, so hopefully one of those soon

One Thing That Would Improve Our City
Figure out how to eliminate homelessness

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