Mr. Andersson is the Director of Virtual Design, Construction & Operations (VDCO) at LiRo. He is an Architect and has an engineering degree. With 20 years of experience applying Building Information Model (BIM) methodologies on a wide variety of projects, Mr. Andersson is spearheading the firm-wide adoption of VDCO at LiRo. He teaches at Pratt Institute in New York, where he is leading an advanced collaborative BIM studio between Architects, Construction Managers and Facilities Management Graduate students. He received the Autodesk AEC Excellence award in 2017. He is an author of a book on cutting edge Virtual Design & Construction methodologies for Routledge Publishing house. He is also the Vice President of the Revit User group of New York and has hosted several seminars, workshops and keynotes for organizations such as National Institute of Building Sciences, American Society of Civil engineers, American Institute of Architects, Construction Management Association of America, Autodesk University as well as international conferences.
Prior to LiRo, he was an Associate Architect at BBG-BBGM where he worked on multiple international large-scale high end hospitality projects as well as authoring the BIM usage guidelines and leading the BIM standards committee. He has previously served as Project Architect for clients such as the City University of New York, Lincoln Center, Time Warner and Rodale Inc.