SEA Studio Architects is a nationally recognized, award winning architecture firm based in Bethany Beach, Delaware.
At SEA, we are committed to designing green spaces throughout the region that meet our clients' needs and budgets. We aim to significantly reduce the environmental impact, carbon footprint and life cycle cost of every building we design by selecting local, sustainable materials and by employing passive and active design strategies that make our buildings and spaces more comfortable, beautiful and energy efficient places to live and work.
A young, tight-knit, growing practice located in Bethany Beach, Delaware. The team at SEA is focused on establishing an honest architectural language in a unique, rapidly evolving coastal region, which has otherwise been void of critical design thinking throughout its recent development. In the office, and within the firm’s radius of influence, SEA has spearheaded an advancement of sustainable architectural practices, along with an elevated concentration on human-centric design. Such values have landed Scott and his team with seven AIA Delaware Awards over just the past several years, and the firm’s primarily residential portfolio has quickly expanded to now include a variety of community, commercial, and cultural project types in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and throughout the U.S. An emphasis on hand drawing, collaboration at all levels, and an acceptance to all ways of thinking about design are just a few of Scott’s other practice-based principles contributing to his own and his team’s recent and continued success.
Founder/ Principal Architect
Scott Edmonston, AIA, NCARB
(Virginia Tech ’03), Scott is the Founder and Principal Architect at SEA Studio Architects – Scott is licensed in Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Montana and Colorado.
Dave Schlecht, AIA, NCARB
(Virginia Tech '03), Dave brings 20 years of expertise designing and managing complex mixed-use and commercial projects to SEA Studio He is licensed in Pennsylvania.
Jen is primarily responsible for making sure that our clients are happy and for keeping the architects on task. Her love for the ocean is the reason that SEA Studio is located here in Bethany Beach, Delaware.
Architectural Designer, Project Manager
Erich has an undergraduate degree from Middlebury College and a Master's Degree in Architecture from Virginia Tech.
Interior & Architectural, Project Manager
MaryKate Leitch, Associate AIA
MaryKate received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Tennessee and is passionate about interior architecture.
Gabrielle Di Donato
Gabbie received her degree in Interior Design from West Virginia University.
Garrett Marini, AIA
Garrett earned his undergraduate in architecture from Pitt and a Master's Degree from Syracuse.
Tyler Rota, RA
Tyler graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2019.
Senior Project Architect
Mark Bauernhuber, AIA
Mark received is Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech and a Masters in Project Management from George Washington University. He holds licenses Delaware, DC, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Florida and Illinois.
Maclean received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech in 2023.
Chief of Distractions
Lane loves walks on the beach, games of chase, treats and visits from our clients.