Wouter Boer Architects is a design-led studio focused on providing innovative solutions to architecture that enhance the quality of life.

Left to Right: Aaron Adams, Jennifer Carney Duncan, Mallory Smith, Wouter Boer, Philip McGee, Robert Conway

 

Based in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington DC, the firm works on a wide range of projects throughout the country. A team of architects collaborate to guide each client through the process of early decision-making, design, documentation, and construction administration. The firm concentrates on architecture and interior design, has been widely published in leading architecture and design magazines, and is the proud recipient of numerous awards.

 

 

Wouter studied architecture at Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. He holds a professional degree from the University of Notre Dame, and has taught at The Catholic University of America and the University of Maryland’s graduate program.

Contact

1739 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20009
mail@wouter-boer.com
202-332-1200
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Publications

2021Top Architect
Designers Choice Award
Designers Choice Award
2020Residential Palladio Winner
New Design & Construction – More than 5,000 SF, Chain Bridge Road
New Design & Construction – More than 5,000 SF, Chain Bridge Road
2019Architectural Digest
A Queen Anne Mansion Is Returned to Its Former Glory
A Queen Anne Mansion Is Returned to Its Former Glory
2018Southern Home
Thoughtful TrimmingsPeriod Homes
Simple StyleSouthern Home
Bringing the Past into the Present
Thoughtful Trimmings
Simple Style
Bringing the Past into the Present
2017Period Homes
A Class of its OwnSouthern Home
Love at First SightWashington Post
A River Retreat Where Simplicity and Elegance Meet
Washington Post
Mansion in Kent Neighborhood Is Priciest Home for Sale in the DistrictArchitectural Digest
Washington, D.C.’s Most Expensive Home Is on the Market for $22 Million The FinestPrivate Air
Estate Home in Washington D.C.
A Class of its Own
Love at First Sight
A River Retreat Where Simplicity and Elegance Meet
Mansion in Kent Neighborhood Is Priciest Home for Sale in the District
Washington, D.C.’s Most Expensive Home Is on the Market for $22 Million The Finest
Estate Home in Washington D.C.
2016Home & Design Portfolio
100 Top Architects & Interior DesignersDering Hall
“10 Most Popular Design Images on Instagram”, Phillips Park HouseChesapeake Views
Waterfront Retreat, St. MichaelsHome & Design
Phillips Park House, Washington
100 Top Architects & Interior Designers
“10 Most Popular Design Images on Instagram”, Phillips Park House
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
Phillips Park House, Washington
2015Architecture DC
Shaker Farmhouse and Shingled CottageWashingtonian
Shingled Cottage, Cape CodDering Hall
“Best of Traditional Architecture”, Waterfront Retreat
Shaker Farmhouse and Shingled Cottage
Shingled Cottage, Cape Cod
“Best of Traditional Architecture”, Waterfront Retreat
2014Custom Home
Shingled Cottage, Cape Cod
Shingled Cottage, Cape Cod
2013Waterfront Retreat
St. Michaels MD, Phillips Park House, Washington DC
St. Michaels MD, Phillips Park House, Washington DC
2012Home & Design
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy ChaseWashingtonian
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy ChaseArchitecture DC
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy ChaseCustom Home
Phillips Park House, WashingtonPeriod Homes
Waterfront Retreat, St. MichaelsHome & Design Sourcebook
Designers’ Choice Award: Best Traditional Architect
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy Chase
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy Chase
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy Chase
Phillips Park House, Washington
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
Designers’ Choice Award: Best Traditional Architect
2011Architecture DC
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels, WinterWashingtonian
Phillips Park House, WashingtonHome & Design Portfolio
100 Top Architects & Interior Designers
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels, Winter
Phillips Park House, Washington
100 Top Architects & Interior Designers
2010Washingtonian
Waterfront Retreat, St. MichaelsArchitecture DC
Waterfront Retreat, St. MichaelsHome & Design
Craftsman Style Home, Chevy Chase
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
Craftsman Style Home, Chevy Chase
2009Architectural Digest
Waterfront Retreat, St. MichaelsWashingtonian
Hollerith House, GeorgetownWashingtonian
Top 9 Architecture Firms
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
Hollerith House, Georgetown
Top 9 Architecture Firms

Recognition

2021AIA Northern Virginia Residential Design Award of ExcellenceWesley Heights, Washington
2020AIA Northern Virginia Residential Design Award
Washingtonian/ AIA Residential Design Award
Palladio Award, National Award for New Design & Construction – More than 5,000 SF
St Michaels Residence, Maryland
St Michaels Residence, Maryland
Chain Bridge Road, Washington
2019John Russell Pope Award, New Construction – Over 5,000 SF, ICAA
Palladio Award, National Award for New Design & Construction – Over 5,000 SF, ICAA
Sycamore Point, Maryland
West River House, Maryland
2018Washingtonian / AIA Award for Steel & Glass Facade DetailModern Addition, Washington
2017Virginia Chapter AIA Award of Merit in the Residential Category
Northern Virginia Chapter AIA Award for new Design & Construction – Less than 5,000 SF
John Russell Pope Award, New Construction under 5,000 SF, ICAA
John Russell Pope Award, New Construction over 5,000 SF, ICAA
West River House, Maryland
West River House, Maryland
West River House, Maryland
House on Chain Bridge Road, Washington
2016Washington Chapter AIA Award in Architecture
Shaker Cottage, West River
2015Washingtonian/ AIA Residential Design Award
John Russell Pope Award, ICAA
Shingled Cottage, Cape Cod
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy Chase
2013Palladio Award, National Award for Best New Traditional HouseShingled Cottage, Cape Cod
2012Washington Chapter AIA Award in Historic Resources
Washingtonian/ AIA Residential Design Award
Potomac Valley Chapter AIA Award in Residential Design
Northern Virginia Chapter AIA Award in Residential Design
Home and Design
Queen Anne Revival. Chevy Chase
Queen Anne Revival, Chevy Chase
Shingled Cottage, Cape Cod
Shingled Cottage, Cape Cod
 Designer’s Choice Award: Best Traditional Architect
2011Washington Chapter AIA Award in Architecture
Washingtonian/ AIA Residential Design Award
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
2010Washington Chapter AIA Award in Historic Resources
Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Shutze Award for Excellence in New Residential Design
Hollerith House, Georgetown
Waterfront Retreat, St. Michaels
2008Palladio Award, National Awards for Best New Traditional HouseBeach House, Delaware