Palo Alto House 1


This is one of the first projects I worked on after Architecture School. It’s an 8800 square foot modern beauty and was featured in Architectural Digest.
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Taylor Residence 1


The Taylor Residence faces Western Lake in Grayton Beach.  It is only 2112 square feet with a focus on outdoor living space.
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Jackson 1


This is the third project I have done for this particular client.  Charles Sibley was the contractor and we just received our certificate of occupancy in May of 2019.
View Jackson Gallery

Blackiston 1


The Blackiston Residence was designed and built to be on the VRBO rental program. It houses 5000 square feet within a relatively small footprint.
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Rosemary 1


I was honored to design this remodel on one of Carey McWhorter’s projects in Rosemary Beach.  We added 2000 square feet to the second level and created an upper roof deck.
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Watercolor 1


We designed the kitchen in this Watercolor Idea House.  It was featured in Vie Magazine recently.
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Watersound 1


This was one of the first projects I designed along 30-A after moving back from Los Angeles. It is 3274 square feet.
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Ragsdale 1


The Ragsdale Residence was an amazing project to work on.  It features cement fiber board siding utilized in conjunction with corrugated metal.
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Dubai 1


Dubai Residence, Palms @Inlet Beach, Rolen Residence
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Custom Residential Design

We offer residential design services with a focus on sustainability, craftsmanship, and attention to detail. Local artisans, regionally sourced materials, and cutting edge technologies are implemented to produce unique dwellings. Modern and traditional styles are within our realm of expertise.


Revamped and retooled, your existing house will be proud of its new skin!

Landscape Elements

Outdoor kitchen + pavilion + fireplace + pool = happy landscape.

House Plan Database

Coming Soon….browse from an existing collection of house plans…modern and traditional.

Technical Consulting

Structural consulting, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Permitting, Coastal Construction Contol Line Permitting, Planning and Design Consulting

About Rolen Studio

Rolen Studio was founded in 2005 as a full service residential design firm. The principle, Edward Rolen graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University's School of Architecture in 1999 where he studied under Samuel Mockbee (MacArther Fellowship Genius Award Recipient and creator of the Rural Studio). After graduating, Mr. Rolen moved to Los Angeles where he designed for Steven Ehrlich Architects(California AIA firm of the year 2003). Currently, Rolen Studio calls the Florida Panhandle home where we design modern and traditional housing.

With an eye towards historical precedent and respect for the true nature of materials, we move through this world with purpose.

Get in touch to start your project

Rolen Studio

Phone: (850) 814-2642

296 Ricker Ave.
Santa Rosa Beach, FL. 32459