Murrye Bernard

Murrye Bernard is a freelance architecture writer in New York City focused on green home renovation techniques.


  • Experienced published writer on sustainable practices in home renovations for multiple outlets
  • Architect focused on writing, editing, and strategy and has experience with green home construction and renovation


Bernard is a former writer for The Spruce, where she wrote about green home renovations and alternative home-building materials. She is​ a freelance architecture writer in New York City. Her work has been published in a range of national and regional design magazines including "Architectural Record," "Eco-Structure," and "Architectural Lighting," among others. She served as a contributing editor for eOculus, the newsletter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York Chapter and previously edited two newsletters for the AIA National Associates Committee.


Bernard graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

She is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Expertise: Architecture, Green living
Education: University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Location: New York, New York

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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