Architect, Author, Director of Sustainable Design, LMN Architects

Kjell M Anderson


Kjell Anderson AIA, LEED AP BD+C, cSBA , practices architecture and serves as the Director of Sustainability at LMN Architects in Seattle. His book “Design Enerngy Simulation for Architects” was written to expand and better define the field of design-centric energy simulations, led by Architects. Over 17 years in practice, he has worked on buildings in many regions and climates, adapting designs to the strengths of each one. He keynoted the 2016 SimBuild energy modeling conference, and has also presented at the AIA+2030 Series, Greenbuild, and the AIA Convention. He currently serves on the AIA National Energy Leadership Group, having helped author the AIA’s 2017 climate change statement and the 2018 AIA Energy Modeling Design Guide. He also serves on an IBPSA committee (Project Stasio) that hosts a website to crowd-source outstanding simulation outputs, pairing them with performance-based questions that architects may have not known they could ask.