Jeffrey T. Russell

Senior Associate


Jeff Russell joined WJE in 2012, bringing more than twenty-two years of experience as an architect specializing in architectural design and technical detailing. He is experienced with the design and analysis of modern building envelope systems, as well as bringing historic structures into compliance with current codes and standards. Mr. Russell has a unique ability to develop innovative and functional solutions within the context of a highly designed architectural aesthetic.

Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Russell worked as a technical design architect with Overland Partners Architects of San Antonio, Texas, for twenty years. There, he led interdisciplinary teams on projects such as the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Penn State School of Architecture, and the renovation and addition to the LBJ Presidential Library.


Building Envelope Assessment/Design

  • Witte Museum Addition and Renovation - San Antonio, TX: Building envelope consulting
  • University of Texas Dell Medical School - Austin, TX: Peer review and building envelope consulting
  • Baylor Hankamer Business School - Waco, TX: Peer review and building envelope consulting
  • San Antonio Children’s Hospital - San Antonio, TX: Peer review and building envelope consulting
  • Grande Corporate Headquarters - Fond du Lac, WI: Peer review and building envelope consulting


Facade Assessment

  • Stephen F. Austin State Office Building - Austin, TX: Assessment of exterior cladding and repair design
  • Matt Garcia Facade Investigation - San Antonio, TX: Investigation and testing of distressed facade elements
  • Laguna Bay Condominiums - South Padre Island, TX: Facade assessment and repair design


Historic Preservation

  • LBJ Presidential Library - Austin, Texas: Remediation of plaza leaks, restoration and remodeling of interior spaces, and building codes and TDLR upgrades*
  • Goliad Granary - Goliad, TX: Investigation and assessment of moisture infiltration issues
  • Lee County Courthouse (circa 1898) - Giddings, TX: Design and construction administration services to restore interior of courthouse following repair of settlement-related distress


Leakage Investigation

  • Texas Capitol Complex Multibuilding Assessment - Austin, TX: Assessment of building envelope and moisture intrusion testing
  • Pecos County Hospital - Fort Stockton, TX: Assessment of cladding and windows
  • South Flores Apartments - San Antonio, TX: Assessment and investigation of moisture infiltration


Construction Phase Services

  • Pearl Hotel - San Antonio, TX: Envelope consulting and construction observation
  • Baylor Marrs McClean Science Building - Waco, TX: Peer review, building envelope consulting, and construction observation
  • Texas State West Campus Housing - San Marcos, TX: Building envelope consulting, peer review of design, and construction phase services

*Indicates with other firms


LEED Accredited Professional


Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Environmental Design, 1988
Master of Architecture, 1992