Kensington MD 20895-4220

Upton Architecture, LLC

About Us

Upton Architecture is a woman owned full service architectural firm located in Kensington, Maryland. The firm was established in 2008. Margaret Gaughan Upton, a graduate of the Catholic University of America, is a registered architect. She is AIA registered, NCARB Certified and a LEED-Accredited Professional. Originally registered in the District of Columbia, she has designed and managed projects throughout the United States. Ms. Upton has successfully designed projects including single family residential, multi-family residential, continuing care retirement communities, educational facilities and commercial projects. Her extensive work in renovation and historic preservation and her concern for the future of our environment has created a natural progression to "green" building design. Margaret became certified by the Green Building Council as a LEED Accredited Professional in 2008.



Relationship: Client
Project Date: Feb 2018

Upton Archituture LLC is the best firm for anyone lucky enough to have them. The lead architect Margaret Upton is knowledgeable talented, creative, patient and she listens. Her designs captured my vi... Read More

Kim Scardino
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Dec 2018

I highly recommend Upton Architecture for any home architecture needs. They designed the most beautiful screened-porch for my home in Chevy Chase, DC that is both exquisite and practical. I am impress... Read More

Paul Knutson
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Dec 2018

I highly recommend Upton Architecture. Margaret and her staff were very professional and knowledgeable. Margaret listened carefully to our thoughts and frequently augmented them with her own designs a... Read More

steve omenitsch
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Sep 2018

I was the general contractor on this project. Upton Architecture was quick to respond to the few items that needed clarification. Their plans were detailed and complete. They were a pleasure to wor... Read More

Nautilus Builders
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Jul 2016

Working with Margaret has been a real pleasure. As builders, we truly appreciate the well thought out and professional drawings from her studio that help make the projects run smoothly! She is easy to... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2017

Margaret was a great choice for us. She helped do a major renovation while at the same time containing architectural and (based on her recommendations) construction costs. She was helpful and engaged ... Read More

Gena Gordon
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2016

We worked with Margaret Upton and her team on a substantial renovation to our first floor and bathrooms. She was extremely responsive and very patient with us. We changed our minds several times and... Read More

Ally Kelly
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jan 2017

Margaret is a phenomenal architect and such a delight to work with! We highly recommend Upton Architecture. We're doing a large remodel and 2nd level addition (our first ever). During the design pr... Read More

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