Steven L. Spurlock, , FAIA LEED®AP, began his architectural career working with architect Joseph Wnuk in 1979. He eventually rose to become the managing partner in what became WNUK SPURLOCK Architecture, which merged with Quinn Evans Architects in November 2016, seven months after the death of Joseph Wnuk. His professional work includes commercial, institutional, religious, residential, and historic preservation projects. He has an active interest in arts projects and has worked on the de la Cruz Gallery of Art at Georgetown University, studios for Sam Gilliam and William Christenberry, and the Luso American Wave sculpture in Lisbon Portugal.  He is currently working on an interpretive center in the Undercroft of the Lincoln Memorial.

He was first invited to assist Sam Gilliam with a public installation proposal in 1980 for the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton, NJ. Although the project was not accepted, he continued to assist with future projects, including the Davis Square Station, Cambridge, MA; Delavan Station, Buffalo, NY; Jamaica Center Station, Queens, New York; and LaGuardia Airport, Queens, NY.

Steven received his architectural training at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, England, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute, from which he holds a BArch with distinction. 

Steven served as a member of the American Institute of Architects Washington, DC, Chapter Board including as President in 2010. Following his service on the Board of AIA|DC, Steven served a three-year term (2012-2014) as a Regional Director on the National Board of the AIA.  Steven recently served on the Board of the Washington Architectural Foundation and several national AIA committees.

For a number of years, he has been an active member of the preservation community serving as Chair of the Montgomery County, Md., Historic Preservation Commission, President of the Board of the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions, and as Board member of Montgomery Preservation, Inc. He has acted as guest critic and lecturer at various local universities and regional preservation conferences.

Portrait of Steven L Spurlock by E. Brady Robinson
Image courtesy Steven L Spurlock [#301]

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