Stéphane Beel was born in Kortrijk, Belgium in 1955, and received his architectural degree at the Higher Institute of Architecture in Ghent. In the early 80s he founded his own architectural office.
His work includes private residences, urban planning, offices, cultural buildings: the Rubens House in Antwerp, the Museum Roger Raveel In Machelen-Zulte, the Law Court in Ghent, the extensions of the International Arts Campus deSingel, the Museum M in Leuven, Psychiatric Centre Gasthuisberg in Leuven, and the expansion and renovation of the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, to name a few.
His work has been featured in numerous international magazines including the prestigious architectural El Croquis in 2005 and 2011. He has won many awards and amongst them is the Mies van der Rohe Award.