Stefan Prins (1981, The Netherlands) is a partner at Powerhouse Company. He is responsible for complex inner city assignments and public projects. Within the office he coordinates several teams specialised in these type of projects and clients. He received his Master of Architecture in 2009 from the Academy of Architecture in Groningen.
Within the office, Stefan is also responsible for the development and implementation of innovative design solutions and BIM processes in the design. During the interactions between client, consultants and designers, he ensures that all interests are analysed and translated into the design.
Stefan regularly gives lectures at universities, among others the Academy of Architecture and Erasmus University College (both in Rotterdam)and various business events about design and technology. Before joining Powerhouse Company in 2010, Stefan worked at various architectural firms such as Inbo, Research Lab and TD Architects.
His personal interest lies in the intersection between technological innovation and design, which he pursues in his work. In 2016 he designed his own all-electric private house which ended up in the Top 10 for the Rotterdam Architecture Awards 2017.
Major projects from his portfolio currently are the Baan Tower in Rotterdam (NL), the most slender residential tower in Europe; the new Train Station in Assen (NL) which is currently under construction; and Merckt Groningen (NL), an ambitious mixed-use building in Groningen (NL).