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Cambridge House

Anmahian Winton Architects

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John, Anmahian Winton Architects

Project Name

Cambridge House

Project Status


Year Completed



6,300 sq. feet




  • Nick Winton
  • Alex Anmahian
  • Makoto Abe
  • Natalie Wong


  • Structural Engineer: RSE Associates, Inc.
  • Civil Engineer: Columbia Design Group, LLC
  • : Zero Energy Design
  • Landscape Architect: Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design, LLC
  • Technology Integrator: System 7

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Project Description

This new single-family home is minimal in form and material, a modernist jewel box counterpoint to the colonial fabric of its Cambridge neighborhood. Both exterior and interior are designed to create a palette that is textured and natural, but also simple and elegant. The exterior is composed of zinc panels and a dense hardwood rainscreen, both of which are durable and low maintenance, and are assembled with a high level of refined precision.

The building embodies a conventional domestic program for a family of four, spread across three floors including a rooftop master loft, roof deck, and sun trellis. Emphasis is placed on a small footprint, both in terms of size and environmental impact, employing high efficiency mechanical systems, a high performance envelope, solar PV panels, and long life-cycle materials. The interior is very open and relies on only a few materials — white plaster and dark walnut — to create textured and luminous spaces that re-focus the inhabitants on the private gardens and intimate social spaces.
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