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Sudbury House

A transformation and expansion of brick midcentury house in a wooded neighborhood of Northwest Washington D.C. for a young family.

The balancing of texture, heft, and lightness are at work in a building that is unapologetically modern but modest despite a significant enlargement. The existing brick base of the building is extended and lime washed to highlight its texture and a taught, machined aluminum volume containing bedrooms and a planted courtyard are added. A new stair hall affords visibility up and through the three levels of the house and is capped with a wide skylight allowing natural light to pour into the center of the house.

Currently in design with anticipated construction in Summer, 2021


MKCA Project Team
Braden Caldwell
Andrew Matia
Neha Tummalapalli
Michael K. Chen

Structural Engineering

MEP Engineering
KK Engineering

Civil Engineering
CAS Engineering