Jason Forney, FAIA LEED AP
Partner + Principal
As partner and principal, Jason has advanced Bruner/Cott’s legacy of boldly reusing historic buildings and expanded its commitment to contemporary, sustainable architecture.
Jason has been the design leader on several of Bruner/Cott’s notable buildings, including phases two and three of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, the Powerhouse at Amherst College, and Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center in Cambridge. Jason was Principal in Charge of the R. W. Kern Center at Hampshire College which is the largest academic building to meet the Living Building Challenge.
In 2020, Jason was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, the Institute’s highest honor, for his exceptional work and contributions to the profession. His work has received awards at the national, regional, and local levels that include the AIA COTE Top Ten and Building of the Year recognition from The Architect’s Newspaper. His work has been published by Architectural Record, Metropolis, The New York Times, and WIRED, and he speaks regularly at the AIA Conference on Architecture and Boston area architecture schools. Jason is a member of the Boston Society of Architects’ nominating committee and editorial board and co-chair of the higher education subcommittee of the AIA’s Committee for Architecture in Education.