Seth Stein was born in New York City in 1959 and from 1965 was raised in London. Having gained his Degree in Architecture at the University of Manchester and Diploma at the Architectural Association in London he began his working career in the practices of Richard Rogers and Norman Foster. Seth Stein Architects was established in 1990 as a design led practice and has completed a wide range of UK and overseas projects. One-off houses have been completed in coastal locations such as Finland, South Africa, the Turks & Caicos Islands and Cornwall, as well as urban settings including Toronto, Vicenza and throughout central London. Completed non-residential projects have ranged from the Baltic restaurant in Southwark, to the riverside offices of City law firm SJ Berwin.