Russ Fason of WER Architects/Planners Named One of 2014’s 40 Under 40

russ-fason-592In 2007, Russ Fason was the first architect at WER Architects/Planners to become LEED accredited. “We knew it was coming down the pike and was going to be really important,” he said.

Now 12 of the firm’s 14 architects have the accreditation.

A graduate of the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture, Fason has a master’s in architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. In the 10 years he has been with WER, he has been project leader on a number of jobs, including the Student Loan Guarantee Foundation of Arkansas, Episcopal Collegiate Lower School and the visual arts center at UA-Fort Smith. Read more