Peter Anderson has worked in the construction industry in the United States, France, Italy, and Japan. He has a particular interest in international trade as it relates to construction technology and new communication technology. He is president of Bay Pacific Construction as well as a partner in Anderson Anderson Architecture.
From 1997–2001 he was a visiting faculty member of the University of Hawaii School of Architecture, where he held the position of Director of the Construction Process Innovation Laboratory, conducting research and teaching in the area of international entrepreneurial business opportunities in technology and urban development.
He has frequently been invited to speak at universities and at international architecture and building construction conferences in the United States, Japan, and Southeast Asia, and has been extensively involved in developing and presenting construction technology courses and seminars for design and construction professionals in American and Japan.
His design work has received numerous regional, national, and international awards and has been widely published in books and journals in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia as well as in numerous newspaper and magazine articles.
His design and construction technology work has been included in the PBS television series Future Quest and featured on CNN and on NHK-TV in Japan. His projects have been exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions, included in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and are the subject of a current monograph from Princeton Architectural Press, Anderson Anderson: Architecture and Construction.