Mr. Bruce Wentworth, Allied ASID
Company: Wentworth, Inc.
8555 Connecticut Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-6823 map
Phone: (240) 395-0705 ext. 100
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Wentworth, Inc. was founded by Bruce Wentworth, AIA, a noted remodeling architect and designer who has worked in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area for over twenty years. He has built hundreds of his own designs, ranging from modest bungalows to large-scale luxury residences.
Passionate about historic architecture, Wentworth has also handled numerous historic renovations. Mr. Wentworth's approach sensitive remodeling with integrated aesthetics has led to his work, and that of his creative team, to be featured in House Beautiful, American Bungalow, The New York Times, and on HGTV. His dedication to the fields of residential design and construction is expressed through his extensive writings and featured projects in Architecture DC, Washingtonian, Luxury Homes, and other publications. He continues to receive recognition from his industry with project awards from National Association of Remodeling Industry, Qualified Remodeler, Professional Remodeler, Remodeling Magazine, and the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
Mr. Wentworth is a graduate of the School of Architecture University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a licensed home-improvement contractor in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. Mr. Wentworth and his wife Eryl are active participants in Washington's design and preservation communities. They live in an ever-changing 1920s home near the Washington National Cathedral.
Wentworth, Inc., a fine home remodeling company in Chevy Chase, MD, is a unique collaboration of architects, designers and craftsmen who integrate architecture, interiors, and construction to create award-winning homes with timeless livability. Based on twenty-five years of design-build experience, Bruce Wentworth, AIA, a noted architect with a passion for residential remodeling and historical architectural styles, founded Wentworth, Inc. in 2004. Wentworth, Inc. believes that livability and beauty is essential to every design endeavor. This belief has been instrumental in some of the Washington, DC metro areas most recognized home renovations.
Wentworth, Inc.'s commitment to remodeling older homes for contemporary lifestyles is evident in our desire to make fine design, skilled craftsmanship, and livable luxuries accessible to our clients. As premier home builders in the Washington, DC metro area, where modern lifestyles can conflict with the charm of older urban homes, we value a holistic approach to remodeling. Every Wentworth, Inc. project is sensitive to the history and design of a home, as well as its surrounding neighborhood. Wentworth knows how to appropriately modernize an older home while remaining sympathetic to its historical character. Our seamless integration of the old with the new and an unparalleled attention to detail contribute to a successful home remodeling that matches the client's desires and budget.
Wentworth, Inc. is a full-service design-build firm offering architecture, interiors, and construction under one roof.
Awards & Publications
National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI)
2013 --Contractor of the Year, Finalist -- Residential Addition
2012--Contractor of the Year, Grand Prize--Residential Interiors
2010--Contractor of the Year, Grand Prize -- Residential Exterior
2010--Contractor of the Year, Finalist -- Residential Interior
2009--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Creative Solutions
2009--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Creative Design
2009--Contractor of the Year, Honorable Mention--Residential Bath
2009--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Residential Addition
2009--Contractor of the Year, National Award -- Residential Exterior
2008--Contractor of the Year, Grand Prize -- Residential Addition
2008--Contractor of the Year, Grand Prize--Residential Kitchen
2008--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Residential Kitchen
2008--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Residential Exterior Specialty
2008--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Residential Interiors
2008--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Residential Bath
2007--Contractor of the Year, Grand Prize--Residential Interiors
2007--Contractor of the Year, Honorable Mention--Residential Kitchen
2007--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Residential Addition
2006--Contractor of the Year, Honorable Mention--Residential Kitchen
2005--Contractor of the Year, Merit Award--Residential Bath
Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence
2011 -- National Award -- Residential Exterior
2009 -- National Award -- Finished Basement
2004 -- Best Kitchen Remodel
2004 -- Best Whole House Remodel
American Society of Interior Designers, Maryland Chapter (ASID)
2008--Honorable Mention--Residential Kitchen and Bath
2007--Honorable Mention--Residential Interior
National Kitchen and Bath Association, Baltimore/Washington Chapter (NKBA)
2011--Best in Class -- Small Kitchens
Professional Remodeler - Best of the Best Design Awards
2013 -- Silver Award - Residential Interior Category Under $100,000
2011--Gold Award - Exterior Category
2008--Bronze - Bath under $50,000
Washington Spaces--Design Competition
2009 -- Outstanding - Best of Remodeling Interiors
2008--Outstanding - Best of Contemporary Kitchen Spaces.
2008--Outstanding - Best of Architectural Spaces, Less than 2,000 sq.ft.
Qualified Remodeler Magazine -- Master Design Awards
2013 --Bronze Award -- Room Remodel
2011 -- Gold Award -- Exterior Facelift
2011 -- Silver Award -- Finished Basement
2010 -- Finalist -- Exterior Facelift
Best of Houzz 2013 Award -- Voted Most Popular by Houzz Community
HOME & DESIGN Magazine
2013 -- Designer's Choice Award - Favorite Design/Build Firm
Washingtonian, March 2014, "Built-In Beauty"
John Eric Home, March 2014, "Designing Bathrooms, One Element at at Time"
Washingtonian Mom, January 2014, "Remodelers"
Washingtonian, December 2013, "Safety First"
HOME & DESIGN, December 2013, "Dream Kitchens: Clean, Classic Style"
Washingtonian, October 2013, "How Much Will This Cost?"
The Washington Post, October 2013, "Condo-monium: Demand is up for luxury units in the Washington area"
Hill Rag, October 2013, "Remodeling Your Kitchen?"
NARI Create, September 2013, "The Art of Aging in Place"
Chevy Chase Village Life, September 2013, "Architectural Design--Remodeling Your Kitchen?"
HOME & DESIGN, 2013 Sourcebook, "Ask The Pros"
HOME & DESIGN, 2013 Sourcebook, "Office Space-Renovation and Interior Design"
HOME & DESIGN, 2012 Sourcebook, "Remodeling Case Study"
HOME & DESIGN, Late Spring 2011, "Light & Airy: Small Kitchen - Best of Class"
Cottages & Bungalows, May 2011, "Dreaming of Nantucket: An early love for cooking and Shingle-style architecture inspire a spacious kitchen design"
The Washington Post, April 2011, "Couple wanted to add a porch but ended up adding in instead"
Washington Home & Garden, May/June 2009, "Extreme Makeover"
Remodel, April/May 2009, "Elevated Status"
Remodel, August/September 2008, "Garden Porch"
Remodeling Today, Winter 2008, "Informal Dining Area: The Perfect Space"
Chesapeake Home , November 2008, "The Cave Redux"
Washington Home & Garden, Fall 2008, "Making The Most of The Men's Room"
Remodeling, March 2008, "Kitchen Details"
Washington Home & Garden, Early Spring 2008, "A Wish (or two) Come True"
Home & Design, Winter 2007, "Nostalgia With a Modern Twist"
Southern Living, June 2007, "Expert Tips for Fresh Porch Style"
Washingtonian, March 2007, "Great Home Design"
Hill Rag, September 2006, "Maximizing Space in the City"
Washingtonian, October 2005, "Where to find it"
Home, Kitchen & Bath Issue, May 2005, "Open to Change"
Remodeling Today, 2005, "Laying The Groundwork For Your Remodel"