Principal, Co-Founder Anderson Porter Design

Mr. brian anderson

Brian is a founding Partner of Anderson Porter Design with over 25 years of experience in the field of
architecture, and over four years of concentration in architecture for the Cannabis Industry. Combined
experience working as Architects for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston during 9/11 and as architects
for MIT on 400,000 sf of Neuroscience labs in Cambridge, Anderson and his firm gained significant
experience with integrated security, clean room and bio labs, which led them to be recommended for
their first medical marijuana project in 2014. Since, APD has designed 20+ retail dispensaries and over
700,000 SF of cultivation facilities in 9+ states and three countries internationally. In the process has
developed a proprietary stage gate process for project delivery specific to the Cannabis Industry. Brian
is a member of CCIA and NCIA both cannabis industry associations, he sits on an ‘Energy and
Environment Cannabis Working Group’ which advises the State of MA. Brian is also an active member
of the Lean Construction Institute which is a national AE&C industry group. Brian and his firm implement
Lean methodologies in Controlled
Environment Agriculture facilities and beyond.
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