Stijn Kemper


Stijn Kemper (1979, The Netherlands) is a partner at Powerhouse Company. He studied architecture at the Faculty of Building Engineering at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, where he received his Master of Science in Architecture, Building and Planning in 2007.

Stijn joined Powerhouse Company in 2008 and has since worked as a project architect on a large number of schemes, including the frequently published Villa L, the Amsterdam Central Station Passages, the Hangzhou Airport Terminal 4 competition, inSports Beijing and the Bunker Tower, a renovation and extension of a monumental building in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Between 2014 and 2016, Stijn set up Powerhouse Company’s office in Beijing, China. Now located back in the Netherlands, Stijn is in charge of operations in both the Rotterdam and Beijing offices, as well as human resources and international business development.

Stijn has taught at the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design, and lectured in the Netherlands as well as in major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Wuhan. 

Before joining Powerhouse Company, Stijn worked at the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) and was responsible for the production of the Dutch entry to the 2007 São Paulo Art Biennale. During his time living and working in Beijing, Powerhouse Company was in charge of the design and production of the Dutch pavilion for Beijing Design Week 2015.