Jeff Russell AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal, Russell + Lopes Architects

Spanning a 23-year career, Jeff has managed a spectrum of projects enriched by his strategies of clear communication and time management. With over 80 projects in key market areas such as healthcare, laboratories, technology and government facilities, Jeff knows a client’s time is valuable, and his proven ability to effectively assess talent and formulate leading teams upwards of 35 persons has led to efficiencies in scheduling, elevated client satisfaction, and additional project referrals. Always on the forefront of research to complement the evolving nature of design in healthcare and science & technology, Jeff’s passion to bring optimal solutions to his clients’ projects is paramount. He seeks a relational balance between project parameters and the valuable resources clients provide, delivering projects which are dually sensitive. Jeff’s clients see him as a fully accessible and indelible resource of technical prowess, representative of what the architecture industry needs more of today.
Jeff has held key management roles in the design of several healthcare projects including the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital 3.0 Initiative for the renovation of West Building, 49 Bed Oncology and Stem Cell Patient Units on the fifth floor of the LPCH 2.0, third-floor shell space of Stanford University Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care Pavilion to accommodate a new Ambulatory Surgery Center. His leading role in the renovation of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Surgical Department and Spinal Cord Injury Facility in Palo Alto involved the relocation of essential displaced program functions as well as the expansion of service lines to enhance veteran care. Jeff graduated with his architectural degree from Washington University in St. Louis and has attended an executive education course at the Harvard School of Design. He is currently a Principal with Russell + Lopes Architects, a licensed architect, and LEED AP BD+C accredited professional