St. Louis’ KAI Design hires project manager

Michael Andresen

St. Louis-based KAI Design has hired Michael Andresen as project manager.

As project manager, Andresen acts as the primary point of contact and the liaison between the owner/client and the design team on both public and private projects. He is responsible for the work quality, schedules and budget compliance for the project team.

Andresen has 14 years of industry experience, having previously worked as a project manager for Vessel Architecture and Design in St. Louis and as an architect at RDG Planning & Design in Des Moines, Iowa.

Andresen is a Registered Architect with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, LEED AP with the U.S. Green Building Council and CDT with the Construction Specifications Institute.

During the last four years, Andresen has worked as a project manager on six new construction and renovation projects in St. Louis totalling more than 500,000 square feet of planning, design and construction. Prior to relocating to Missouri, Andresen spent 10 years working in central Iowa where he managed the sustainable design process on more than 3 million square feet of new construction, including certifying 30 LEED projects – 10 of which achieved LEED Platinum certification.