Maryland Home Design-Build Firm Publishes Online Remodeling Book

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Bruce Wentworth, an architect in the Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia area, recently published an eBook about remodeling, using case studies and his years of experience in the design-build industry.

Architect Bruce Wentworth, AIA, of Wentworth Studio, one of the top remodeling companies in Maryland, explores the modern world of remodeling in his new online book, From House to Home: An Architect's Perspective on Remodeling. Using richly illustrated case studies from Wentworth, he shows how an architect's insights can produce affordable, individually tailored solutions that address a client's needs in a style that suits the house.

The 160-page book, with dozens of photographs and before-and-after floor plans, is available for free at

According to Wentworth, older homes offer many opportunities for reimagined, more usable interior spaces as well as new additions. "I like to aim for a 'sympathetic addition'—a new space that's functional, fresh, and attractive, but that also responds to the original house,” Wentworth said. “A thoughtful addition can often enhance a home's appearance, not just add more room. It may be subtle. But every once in a while, it can be spectacular."

From House to Home shows how Wentworth has applied his architecture-based approach to meet the goals of a wide range of clients, from parents with young children to city residents seeking more space to seniors who want to age in place.

Features of From House to Home include:

  •     In-depth case studies
  •     An insider's perspective from an architect with his own remodeling firm
  •     Dozens of photographs
  •     Before-and-after floor plans
  •     Problem solving that matches a client's goals with smart solutions
  •     Projects that add modern functionality and new space, while responding to a home's style and period
  •     "Green" solutions and perspectives
  •     Special remodeling approaches for older and historic homes

Bruce Wentworth, AIA, is a remodeling architect and the president of Wentworth Studio, an award-winning home remodeling company in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Wentworth projects have been featured in House Beautiful, American Bungalow, and The New York Times, and on channel HGTV on TV. To learn more, visit or call 240-395-0705.
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