Over 35 Years of experience
designing and building beautiful custom homes
on the waterfront and beyond

Fine architecture is more than the concept of a building; it is the expression of a dream. We truly believe a well-designed home can positively affect the lives of our clients and their guests. Island Architects brings more than 35 years of experience designing distinct custom homes to enhance your lifestyle. Our mission to to elevate a lifestyle of coastal casual elegance, and to compliment the natural beauty of the area through timeless design.

When the natural elements of the area blend seamlessly with the design of the home, perfect harmony is created between nature and design. This balance between indoor and outdoor spaces results in a home that embodies the essence of elegant and spacious living, in a setting that lends itself to intimate spaces and resort-like seclusion. 

We pride ourselves on our personalized and collaborative approach to designing homes inspired by the dreams of our clients. We believe collaboration leads to richness in design, and we also believe that an exceptional work of architecture celebrates and supports your lifestyle. Above all, we believe in making sure our clients journey is filled with the joy and excitement deserving of such a rewarding home. We are committed to serving as our clients advocate during each step of the design and building process to ensure the result exceeds expectation.

Skip Wallace


For more than 34 years, Skip Wallace has been creating resort oriented structures for coastal communities up and down the Eastern Seaboard, Gulf Coast, Virgin Islands and the Bahamas. His creations have won numerous local and national awards, and have graced the covers of and been featured within many national publications, such as Architectural Digest, Veranda Magazine, Custom Home Magazine & Better Homes and Gardens. 

Matt Sargent


Matt has happily spent nearly 20 years designing custom homes and renovating historic properties throughout the East Coast. His work spans from historic Boston, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and the coast of Maine all the way through South Carolina to the Caribbean coast of Cartagena.  He believes that a design will only be uniquely beautiful, and the process enjoyable, if it is appropriate for the client, the budget and the site.