Stéphane Beel (°Kortrijk, November 1, 1955) is a Flemish contemporary architect. Beel is an outstanding representative of the New Simplicity who came to the last decades of the 20th century in Flanders to development.
Stéphane Beel began his architecture studies at the Sint-Lucasinstituut (1974-79) and completed his studies at the Academy (1979-80), both in Ghent. In 1983 he made a radical proposal for the Carrefour de l’Europe in Brussels. It was an entry for the Prize Paul Bonduelle where he designend, as a member of Team Hoogpoort, with Xaveer De Geyter, Willem Jan Neutelings and Arjan Karssenberg. All members of the team were directly or indirectly influenced by Rem Koolhaas and his Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA).
Besides his own agency, Stephane Beel also worked closely with Lieven Achtergael. In 2005, a survey of the work came in an edition of the prestigious Spanish magazine El Croquis’