About the Studio


Studio P Architects is an architecture office based in Brussels (Belgium). Founded and led by Julie Palma Engels, it reflects the quintessence of her vision, savoir-faire, and vast international experience. Together with a team of highly qualified architects, engineers and designers she has built a substantial portfolio of private residences, holiday homes, commercial and public spaces.


The studio offers an all encompassing service, rooted in an intentional personal approach while exploring the unique essence of each project. From the project leader to the interior architect, each brings his and hers expertise to the table with the intention to reach the pinnacle of mastery and elegance.


Concerned about the fulfilment of each client’s needs the studio creates made to measure solutions leaving no stone unturned in the process. With the complimentary know-how of its international team and rigorous research the studio endeavours to design harmonious environments. For each project the client is placed at the centre of the team’s concern in order to give a personalized service. Therefor the architectural practice is taken a step further by providing advice in the fields of decoration, styling and art purchases.


It is through the thoughtful design of form, space and light that the perfect circumstances emerge for each hand-picked material to reach its ultimate expression. The Studio P Architect’s aesthetic is resolutely modern with a richness found in the combination of various materials and textures. From the finest Italian marbles, to the most refined varieties of metal and wood, each element embodies the level of excellence one may expect from a Studio P Architects project.


With determination every detail is examined under deep scrutiny to manifest an architecture that will transcend time and trends. The trained eye will recognize the understated elegance that nods to the grand masters of this field in both the architectural principles, details and selected furniture.


To work with Studio P Architects means to witness the quintessence of a dream come to life. The result is only acceptable if it is exquisite in its uniqueness.



Julie Palma Engels


Julie Engels Palma is a Belgian architect. Her professional formative years were spent between Belgium, The United Kingdom, Spain, and the US. With her distinctive approach and zeal, she has designed a plethora of projects, each unique in size, program and scale. From skyscrapers to stadia and numerous private residences, she puts her distinctive signature on each brief.


In 2011 she founded Studio P Architects. Before she was senior designer at SOM (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill) in Brussels, London and at their headquarters in Chicago. These experiences have been detrimental in acquiring the necessary knowhow to reach the envisioned level of excellence in her work.


Born and raised in Brussels, she blends her innate joie de vivre with a rigorous work ethic instilled by her family of entrepreneurs and honed during her work experience in the US. She leads her team as a head of a couture house. In the midst of a project’s complexity her demeanour is calm and confident. Whatever the circumstances she remains the master of her art.


Specialised in the design of high-end residential projects, Julie discerns the unique character of each creative brief in search of its intrinsic beauty.  In doing so her focus lies on combining the use of natural materials and a captivating play between light, perspective, and space. Multiple in-depth engagements throughout the design and construction process result in an all-encompassing vision with a contemporary yet timeless aesthetic. With expert hands she designs spaces where one wants to revel in their exquisite uniqueness.


It is the combination of her international training, work experience and an innate disposition to orchestrate beauty that results in Julie Engels Palma’s unique architectural signature.




2014 - Contemporary Architecture Awards (Uccle, Brussels - Belgium) - Category Renovation for Residence O - First Place


2005 - Project2 Award - First Place





Julie Palma Engels (Architect & Founder)

Laurence Hudon (Architect)

Sofia Rueda Castellanos (Architect)

Louise Jaussaud (Interior Designer)

Elisabeth Thys (Marketing Director)

Kenne Luyeye (Marketing Intern)




Studio P Architects is looking to hire a talented Architect/BIM Master to join our team full-time in our Brussels office.


Our ideal candidate:


  • Has a minimum of 5 years of experience in high-end residential projects


  • Has a clear understanding of the Studio P Architects’ aesthetic & portfolio


  • Is skilled at Revit, Autocad and has great 3D visualization skills using SketchUp and Enscape


  • Proficient in Adobe Suite & Microsoft Suite


  • Is fluent in French and English, knowledge of Flemish is a plus


  • Enjoys working in a team and being part of a dynamic work environment


Send your CV, cover letter, and portfolio (max 25 MB or Wetransfer) to info@studioparchitects.com