Sexton Lawton Architecture LLC is a full-service architecture and design firm based in Denver, Colorado. Our projects range in scale from mixed-use developments and commercial office renovations to single-family homes and residential additions.
We view each project as an opportunity to create a unique architectural environment. Through careful evaluation of the program, budget and project site we use the design process to arrive at a solution that uniquely addresses each of the client’s needs.
Embodied in our work is a commitment to environmental responsibility. Projects are evaluated with respect to active and passive solar strategies, sustainable materials, and local product sourcing.
Prior to establishing Sexton Lawton Architecture llc in 2007, partners Sarah Sexton and Matthew Lawton attended Cornell University and have worked in several award-winning design and construction firms in San Francisco, Philadelphia, Albuquerque and Denver.
Sexton Lawton Architecture llc is currently licensed in the states of California and Colorado.
Sarah Sexton’s experience in the field of architecture includes residential, civic, religious, and historic renovation projects. Her individual and collaborative work has been featured in numerous publications. She is licensed in California and Colorado.
Sarah graduated from the Cornell University School of Architecture, Art and Planning. Prior to establishing Sexton Lawton Architecture LLC, she worked for several award-winning design firms in Philadelphia, San Francisco and Denver, including TLMS Architects and OZ Architecture. While working for Plant Construction in San Francisco she worked on the team that renovated the historic Ferry Building on the San Francisco Bay, and gained valuable experience in managing complex projects and budgets.
At Sexton Lawton Architecture LLC, Sarah oversees single-family residential work, including new construction as well as renovations and additions to the older homes in Denver’s historic neighborhoods.
Matthew Lawton’s past work experience includes residential, commercial, educational and renovation projects as well as exhibition design, furniture design and light fixture design. His work has been featured in numerous publications and exhibited in shows at the SFMOMA and 3A Gallery in San Francisco. He has been awarded several AIA awards in California and Colorado and is licensed in both states.
Matthew is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Architecture Art and Planning where he studied in Italy and received the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal for top thesis project. Prior to establishing Sexton Lawton Architecture LLC, he worked for several award-winning design firms including Antoine Predock Architect and Mark Horton Architecture. Matthew has served as co-director of The Architectural Laboratory/Denver, guest critic for student work at the California College of the Arts and the University of Colorado, co-curator of 3A Gallery in San Francisco, mentor with the ACE Program and interviewer with the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network.
Matthew manages the multifamily and commercial projects for the firm, incorporating sustainable building practices whenever possible.