Director of Virtual Design & Construction
Sr. Associate Vice President
The LiRo Group
Program/Construction Managers | Engineers | Architects
New York, NY
"The conclusion after implementing BIM to numerous agencies and projects, we have learned that it is not so much about technology but as importantly about people and changing traditional frameworks."
Mr. Andersson is the Director of Virtual Design, Construction & Operation (VDOC) at LiRo.
He has degrees in both Engineering and Architecture, and is a licensed Architect. With twenty years of experience applying virtual design and construction methodologies on a wide variety of projects, Mr. Andersson is spearheading the firm-wide adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) at LiRo.
He teaches at Pratt Institute in New York, where he is hosting an advanced collaborative BIM studio between Architects, Construction Managers and Facilities Managers in partnership with the NYC Department of Design and Construction.
He has published a book on cutting edge Virtual Design & Construction methodologies for Rutledge Publishing house and authored VDCO standards, BIM guidelines, specifications and execution plans.
He is also the Vice President of the Revit User group of New York and has hosted several seminars covering topics involving advanced BIM use from design, construction and operations.
He received the Autodesk AEC Excellence award for a large scale BIM project in 2017.
He has been a speaker for events such as Autodesk University, CMAA yearly conference, ASCE summit, NY build and the Center for Architecture in NYC.
Prior to LiRo, he was an Associate Architect at BBG-BBGM where he worked on multiple international large-scale 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.
He has also designed high-end residential apartments in New York City.”