Steven Herr named director of design for Fanning Howey


Fanning Howey, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm with a national practice specializing in the design of learning environments, announces the promotion of Steve Herr, AIA, to director of Design at Fanning Howey.

“Steve embodies Fanning Howey’s emphasis on furthering the field of design through innovation and creativity,” said William Payne, AIA, Fanning Howey’s chief executive officer. “His thought leadership internally and on a national scale makes him the ideal leader for this important role.”

“I am excited by this opportunity,” said Herr. “I will continue to focus our firm on leveraging the impact of design on learning to improve student achievement, and putting Fanning Howey at the forefront of current and future design trends.”

As an architect at Fanning Howey, Steve Herr has led design teams for multiple award-winning, transformative schools, including projects for high-performing districts in Texas, Utah, Indiana, Virginia, New York and the District of Columbia. He regularly contributes articles to publications such as School Planning & Management.