C. Callaway Hayles


Clay Hayles, Senior Associate, first joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 2007. He is currently serving as Project Manager for a private residence in Virginia Beach, and as a designer for a new resort complex on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, comprising a new golf clubhouse, a new conference center, and a new 150-room oceanfront hotel. Mr. Hayles served as a designer for a master plan and additions and renovations to an historic resort hotel in coastal Maryland; a new hotel and mixed-use building in historic Charleston, South Carolina; a concept design for the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island; an academic building at the University of Portland; and elements of two new residential colleges at Yale University. His experience also includes speculative houses in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York, and custom-designed houses in Boca Grande, Florida; Kiawah Island, South Carolina; Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts; and East Quogue, New York.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hayles worked with Alamo Architects; Ford, Powell & Carson, Inc.; and Hesson Andrews Sotomayor; all of San Antonio, Texas.

Mr. Hayles received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Architecture degrees from Yale University, where he was nominated for the H.I. Feldman Prize. He is a registered architect in the State of New York and a Fellow of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.