Stefan is a Principal at HOK. Based in Toronto, he is responsible as senior design leader for high-profile, complex projects across North America.

With over 25 years experience, he is providing design direction and guidance on developing innovative, high-performing design solutions that take steps towards a carbon-neutral future.

Previously, Stefan has been in design leadership roles at Foster+Partners and Atkins, where he delivered award-winning projects across Asia and the UK.

With a master’s degree in Architecture from KIT in Germany and IIT in Chicago, and he is a licensed Architect in the UK and Germany.

Stefan is an active member of the Architecture and Design community, a guest critic in academia and mentor for emerging professionals at Urban Land Institute and CTBUH. As an accredited LEED Professional he is advocating for sustainable design on many speaking engagements.

Stefan Abidin

CTBUH Designated Expert


Expert Peer Review Committee (2024 – Present)