Stefan Cornelis


Originally from Belgium, Stefan is passionate about increasing density and improving urban life in the cities of his adopted country. His recent projects include the Esther Marie Hatton Center for Women, the revitalization of Cincinnati Union Terminal, and the Court & Walnut mixed-used development in downtown Cincinnati. A devoted city dweller and bicycle commuter, Stefan also enjoys hiking and travel with his wife and two daughters.

Professional Highlights

Guest Professor and Co-Author, “Highrise Study for City of Antwerp,” University of Antwerp, 2007

Architecture Guest Critic, University of Cincinnati

Mentor, UC RE & DAAP Student Design Competition, Urban Land Institute

Alumnus, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber C-Change

News & Insights

“I love discovering the stories behind places, how places got to be the way they are now. Good design tells a story and provokes an awareness that catches you by surprise.” – Stefan Cornelis