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Frederick Stelle, AIA
Frederick Stelle is a graduate of Syracuse University with a B. Architecture and M. Architecture. He is the founding partner of Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects. He has 40 years of design experience in institutional and residential projects that range from educational campuses, arts facilities, administrative centers, private and multifamily residences.
Mr. Stelle began his career in the office of Edward Larrabee Barnes where he directed the renovation of the Yale University Old Campus dormitories. In 1976 Mr. Stelle founded his eponymously named office in Manhattan that later became the firm Frederick Stelle/Richard Gluckman Architects. In 1985 he opened Stelle Architects on the east end of Long Island. Mr. Stelle shares the design and administrative responsibilities with his partners and collaborates on project design. He is a member of the Peconic Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Since 2010 he has served on the advisory board of the Syracuse University School of Architecture where he has been a visiting critic.
A long time conservationist, Mr. Stelle is a trustee of the Long Island Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. An avid outdoor person he is a sailor, a pilot, and a passionate steward of the communities in which he lives.

Michael Lomont, AIA
Michael Lomont joined the firm in 1999 and has been a partner with Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects since its inception in 2012. Michael graduated from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. with a Master of Architecture degree. Michael is a committed modernist, with more than 25 years of design and construction experience, including the founding and managing of the design/build division of SLRA. Michael started his career in Washington, D.C., working with a firm that specialized in church and worship space design. Michael has a forward-thinking design sense and strong commitment to sustainability. His informed eye for the details of how things are put together is complemented with his ability to manage the team on a project of any size.

Viola Rouhani, AIA
Viola Rouhani joined the firm in 2004, and has a been a partner with Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects since its inception in 2012. Viola graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture/minor in City and Regional Planning, and a Master of Architecture degree. Prior to moving to the east end, Viola practiced architecture in San Francisco and in Manhattan, enjoying practice both as a single practitioner and as part of large architectural teams. Her prior experience ranges from theater to institutional work, always with an emphasis on design as well as execution. Focused towards collaboration with clients and consultants alike, Viola seeks to make each project an individual expression tailored to each site and circumstance. She is a strong advocate of the sustainability of the natural environment and creating a seamless dialogue between architecture and landscape. Since joining the firm, Viola has headed a number of award winning projects.

Interior Design

Eleanor Donnelly
Originally from Ireland, Eleanor studied architecture and design in Dublin and Paris. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Trinity College, Dublin and the Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Architecture. Eleanor joined the firm in 1998. Prior to this she worked in Dublin and Manhattan, primarily focused on design led residential projects. Today Eleanor leads the Interior Design practice at SLR and works on all phases of interior design, assisting clients with all interior finish selections, furniture, and interior styling.
An award-winning designer, Eleanor enjoys collaborating with her clients and the full design team, and has had the honor of working with many repeat clients. Eleanor believes a successful interior is one where her client's voice is heard and their personal style is expressed. Though each interior is different, she strives for a timeless quality in her work, where the spirit of the architecture is embraced and celebrated.


Luca Campaiola
Luca is a registered architect in Italy. He received his B Arch from La Sapienza Rome University and his M Arch degree from Bologna University. Luca joined SLR Architects in the spring of 2006. Prior to moving to the east end of Long Island, Luca practiced architecture in Rome for more than 15 years. He was involved in historic preservation, urban planning, residential and interior design. Luca’s experience in design and project management has led to his current position, responsible for all aspects of project coordination from conceptual design through construction administration. He has been an integral part of many of the firm’s successes over the last twelve years, AIA awarded and published residences in the U.S. and abroad.

Joseph D'Arco
Joseph D’Arco joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in June 2017 after graduating with a Master’s of Architecture from Tulane University. Before attending Tulane Joseph worked as a fashion and architecture photographer in New York City. Raised in Montauk and East Hampton, the East End of Long Island has always been home to him and a never ending source of creative inspiration.

Beau Tyler Durham, AIA, LEED AP
Beau joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2014. Beau graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2008 and the Barcelona Institute of Architecture with a Masters of Architecture in 2012. Before joining SLRA Beau worked on a wide range of project types, including retail, master planning, historic preservation, adaptive reuse, manufacturing and ecclesiastical projects across the Midwest. Beau enjoys all aspects of the East End and surrounding areas. He can be found most weekends enjoying music festivals with his family.

Steven Donato
Steven joined the Firm in May of 2021. Steven is originally from Connecticut and lived in Massachusetts for over 30 plus years. For ten of those years, Steven worked as an architectural draftsman and managed an office for a small architectural firm located in Springfield, MA. For over twenty years, he worked in the field of real estate management for some of New England’s largest real estate development corporations, located in the Boston and Connecticut area.

Steven also has experience in owning and managing his own Salon/Day Spa for over 23 years in Massachusetts and now has moved permanently to the East End of Long Island to enjoy all its beautiful beaches, vineyards, art and culture and happy to call it his home.

Frank Guittard, AIA
Frank joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2019 having previously worked in other practices on the East End of Long Island. He is a registered architect and received his M. Arch. from Rice University. Frank has completed several luxury houses in the Hamptons and the Lake Tahoe area. Prior to moving to the East End of Long Island Frank worked in New York City for several years where he completed a variety of residential, institutional and planning projects.

While not at work he enjoys spending time with his family raising twin daughters.

Damen Hamilton
Damen Hamilton received his B Arch degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2013, Damen spent over 10 years employed in New York City with Lotek, Open Office, Joel Sanders, and Sharon Davis working on projects such as the Dia:Beacon and the Women’s Opportunity Center in Rwanda.
Damen was a co-founder of the multi-disciplinary group Sand_box whose work ranged from multi-media installations to residential construction. Sand_box was named Best Breakthrough Designers by Wallpaper Magazine.
Damen has been a visiting professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology and a critic at SUNY Buffalo and Columbia University. He has volunteered in post-Sandy reconstruction efforts and enjoys spending free time on the tennis court.

Michael Kehoe
Michael Kehoe joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in June of 2012, just two weeks after his graduation from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY. Graduating with a Bachelor’s of Architecture, Michael also spent a semester studying abroad in Italy, through RPI’s Italian Scholar’s Program. Growing up on the South Shore of Long Island, Michael was drawn to the East End through its unique qualities and characteristics. Michael was eager to begin his career, merging his interests in modern architecture/design, with his passion for the ocean and the surrounding environment.
When not in the office, Michael is also an active member of the Hampton Bays Fire Department.

Lucas LeBlanc
Lucas joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2004. Originally from the New England area, Lucas began his design career studying Industrial Design at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. It was here that he was introduced to architectural design and soon transferred to Roger Williams University where he earned a Bachelor of Architecture. While at RWU, a summer internship with Harry Bates brought him to the east end of Long Island where he discovered his appreciation for the custom modern home. Upon graduation, Lucas split the next four years between Bates Architects and J&B Builders, knowing that construction experience would enhance his understanding of design and architecture.
Lucas’ love of the architecture, nature, and people fuels his interest in architecture on Long Island. The beautiful beaches and lush landscapes are the perfect setting for modern architecture, which often has an intimate relationship with its surroundings. In his years at SLRA he has worked a wide range of award winning projects. If he’s not working on a design project or planning his next trip, you’ll most likely find Lucas doing something active that takes advantage of his surroundings.

Jared London, AIA, LEED AP
Jared London first joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2007. Jared studied Architecture at RISD while receiving his BFA from Alfred University. He later attended the DIS program at the University of Copenhagen where he studied Scandinavian Architecture and Design. Jared received his Masters degree in 2008 from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and returned to the firm in 2009. He has completed several projects with SLR Associated, the construction subsidiary of SLRA. Jared always tries to find a practical approach to any design challenge and takes pride in developing a project from concept through construction administration. He has over 12 years of design experience working on projects ranging from international resorts to public plazas, and modern residential homes. Jared currently serves on the executive committee of the AIA Peconic Chapter.
Whether at the office or enjoying the East end, you will often see Jared with his Boxer dog, Daisy.

Toby Sherrard, Associate AIA
Toby Sherrard originally hails from the pacific Northwest. He began his professional career in Nashville, Tennessee and New York City gaining experience in residential and hospitality design before moving to the east end of Long Island and joining Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2008. Toby brings an eye for craftsmanship and careful attention to detail in all aspects of design, project management and construction administration.
An outdoor enthusiast, he is deeply interested the natural environment, its cycles, processes, patterns of growth and discovering how these principals interact with the constructed world as we shape it around us.

Jonathan Subject, AIA
Jonathan Subject joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2006. Jonathan graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Jonathan started his career in the construction industry, working for a sole practitioner in designing and project managing a 7,500-sf custom residence project in Princeton, NJ. In New York, he worked on projects ranging from small single-family residences to large multi-family residential developments, as well as community centers and small commercial projects. With over 25 years of experience, Jonathan develops a project from concept to design through to construction administration, and his focus always remains on the detail of the built form.

Jonathan Walker
Jonathan Walker joined Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in 2016. After graduating from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Architecture degree, he worked in Ireland on the design of cultural, commercial, and mixed-use buildings. In addition to his primary degree in architecture, Jonathan studied construction law, ecology, economic development, and historic building conservation. He taught architectural design studio courses at university level for several years.

Mark Warfield
Mark Warfield joined the interiors department of Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in November 2020. He comes to the firm after a successful career as an advertising Creative Director working with global brands such as Coca-Cola, Samsung, and Nivea while based in New York City and Hamburg, Germany. After moving back to the US, Mark received an Interior Design degree from The Parsons School of Design in New York – bringing his background in conceptual-thinking and visual storytelling to physical spaces. Mark’s passion for interiors doesn’t lessen his need to be outside. Having grown up spending his summers in Amagansett, he takes full advantage of the beautiful East End as an avid surfer and Cat 4 road cyclist.

John Whelan
John Whelan originally joined the firm in 1990, and worked in the capacity of project designer for a number of years. After a decade long hiatus during which time John pursued other interests including his passion for governmental work and politics, he rejoined the firm. John grew up in East Hampton on a family farm. He studied Fine Arts and French Literature at St. John’s University, Minnesota, and at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Aix en Provence, France. He earned his Master in Architecture degree at Virginia Tech.
Over the years, aside from architecture, John has worked in the field of residential construction, teaching French, and as a Planner for the Town of East Hampton. His focus at SLRA is as a project manager with an emphasis on design and governmental and environmental permit issues. He currently serves as Chairman of the Town of East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals, and he serves on the AIA Peconic Chapter’s Executive Committee.

Alex Xie
Alex Xie joined the SLRA interior design team in November 2019, following graduation from Rhode Island School of Design with a Master of Design degree in Interior Architecture. During her two years of study at RISD, Alex gained advanced design strategies and concept development. In addition to the knowledge obtained from her education, she gained experience in teamwork as an intern architectural designer in Beijing, worked in different design phases, and gained experience across a range of projects from cultural, commercial, and landscape.