“GreenSpur thinks BIG on how buildings and communities can be designed....”

“GreenSpur proves you CAN build an elegant and sustainable home....”

“Stands a (GreenSpur) home where a quiet revolution may be taking place....”

GreenSpur ``blends state-of-the-art building technology with a vernacular architecture”

Traditional Home

“A crew dismantled the house ‘shingle by shingle and board by board,’ and 97 percent of the old house was salvaged and recycled…”

In March 2010 / Mclean
Electronic House Magazine

“The CharityWorks Green House was designed and constructed by GreenSpur, to be the first carbon-neutral show house in the country.”

In Mclean / October 2010
Spaces magazine

Sustainable Design

In Fall 2009 / Mclean
Architecture DC

Elevations, Floor Plans & Photos

In Night Watchman's House / Summer 2013
Home & Design magazine

“The house makes dual impressions: A rigorous design program with cutting-edge materials meets a lovingly rendered nod to nostalgia.”

In Fall 2013 / One Nest
Virginia Living magazine

“Turner has masterfully blended old and new with a calming, neutral palette.”

In Fall 2013 / One Nest
WP Real Estate Magazine

“GreenSpur thinks BIG on how buildings and communities can be designed….”

In Fall 2013 / One Nest
Monarch Magazine

“Perhaps never before has a home so small held so many ideas…”

In Fall 2013 / One Nest
DC Magazine

“My aim is to build communities that are not only architecturally sustainable, but socially and financially sustainable.”

In March 2010
Washington Times

“green building is too difficult or too expensive, and we wanted to take away those excuses”

In January 2010 / Night Watchman's House
Garden & Gun magazine

“The stars of this show are the old wood and stone, they tell the story of this rare juxtaposition of buildings…separated by eight feet and a hundred years.”

In February 2016 / Virginia Farmstead
Architect Magazine

“blends state-of-the-art building technology with a vernacular architecture”

In Black Apple / December 2015
District of Columbia

2010 D.C. Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation

In 19 4th Street NE / 2010
AIA Nova

Jurors’ Special Citation in Residential Architecture

In June 2015 / Night Watchman's House
EDC (Environmental Design + Construction)

Excellence in Design, Residential Second Runner Up

In 2014 / One Nest
USGBC LEED Platinum

2009 LEED Platinum Award Green Home

In Mclean
Fairfax County

2013 Fairfax County Exceptional Design Merit Award in the Category of Residential

In Mclean / Summer 2013
Builder magazine

“…the pocket community is powered by purposeful design that’s meant to rekindle principles of the pre-World War II American lifestyle.”

In 2016 / Black Apple
Washingtonian-2015_June

One Nest project

In June 2015 / One Nest
Gorgeous & Green magazine

Mclean project

In Fall 2009 / Mclean
District of Columbia

2004 D.C. Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation, Excellence in Design

In 2004 / Bryan School Lofts
Arkansas Business Journal

“Living in the Pocket”

In 2016 / Black Apple
District Home magazine

“Home and Earth, Hand in Hand’

In One Nest / Summer 2013
DESIGN TRADE magazine

Mclean – Carbon Neutral Home

In Mclean
Green Spur Speaker Series

Guest Speaker at Earth University

In Costa Rica
Green Spur Speaker Series

Guest Speaker at North American Carbon Conference

In D.C.
Green Spur Speaker Series

Guest Speaker on Sustainability Program

In TW Perry
Green Spur Speaker Series

Guest Speaker on Sustainable Urban Development

In Oxford University
Fine Home Building

Fine Home Building

In One Nest / Summer 2013
Fine Home Building

“Two cabins become one”

In 2016 / Butcher Vacation Home
Washington Post

“They wanted to ‘do something cool’ for their Va. vacation home. So they got a silo.”

In 2016 / Butcher Vacation Home
CityScapes

“Betonville Pocket Community Promotes Sustainability and Encourages Neighbor Interaction”

In 2016 / Black Apple
Arizona Times Black Apple

Black Apple Pocket Community

In 2016 / Black Apple
USGBC

US Green Building Council Conference

In 2016