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.
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27 Reviews
Chris H
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2020

Margaret and team helped us design a new second story (conversion of great room). They were friendly, responsive, and flexible in terms of responding to our many preferences and constraints, and we ...Read More

Kellee James
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2020

Working with Margaret Upton and her team of women architects has been fantastic. We'll be using her though the whole process of planning, designing and building our custom home. Margaret is knowledge...Read More

Robert Harvey
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Oct 2019

Margaret Upton provided architecture and building support services for our home addition project in 2019. From the beginning Margaret was professional, accessible, and served more as an advisor and su...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2019

Margret is responsive, talented and very detail oriented. We worked with Margret on a relatively large extension and she helped us achieve our dream home. We highly recommend Upton Architecture.Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jan 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: ClientProject Date: Nov 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: ClientProject Date: Nov 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: ColleagueProject Date: Aug 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

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