David Deiss

David Deiss

Ann Arbor, MI, US



Architect and Philosopher

Mountaineer and Hitchhiker

Anarcho-capitalist and Watercolorist




The LiRo Group, New York, NY, US, Architect, BIM Designer

I am currently involved in one of the largest architectural/ engineering project across the US - MTA East Side Access

Developed Virtual Construction for the East Side Access project
Developed BIM model for entire project
Designed structural panel for cavern station interior
Managed transition from 2D CAD environment to 4D BIM environment for entire project
Participated in design and structural studies
Developed detailed studies of logistics and constructability associated with complex construction issues using the BIM models
Participated in risk management workshops associated with fabrication and constructability
Participated in the development of a methodology for construction tracking to track progress and visualize construction operations using the BIM model
Developed 3D printing models associated with design and constructability
Worked on graphic design projects for public meetings
Held BIM model presentations for public meetings

Mar 2011 - current

All City Inc., Brooklyn, NY, US, Facade Designer, BIM/CAD Support

Worked on design of façade systems, green houses and storefronts

Apr 2002 - Feb 2011


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Sep 2015 - current

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Masters, Urban and Regional Planning

Aug 2012 - Jun 2014

Tallinn University of Technology (TUT), Tartu, EE, Summer Program

Contemporary Urban Planning in Europe

May 2013 - Jul 2013


Hitchhiker of the Year, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization