Stephanie Halfen
Principal/Lead Designer

Stephanie Halfen was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and relocated to Miami in 2009. She received her Architecture degree from Universidad Simon Bolivar where she graduated summa cum laude and her Interior Design Degree from Parsons School of Design in New York where she also graduated with highest honors.

Stephanie started her professional career in college when she was commissioned her first residential project located in El Avila National Park. Turning it into her graduating thesis project "From Context to Detail – A House in El Avila National Park" Stephanie was able to explore in depth the dialogue between landscape and architectural form, between details and purpose, and developed innovative ways to live in a tropical environment. Upon graduation, Stephanie took charge of the construction management and architectural supervision of the project until its completion in 2006.

Stephanie established her career in Architecture and Interior Design in Caracas where she worked on numerous architecture and interior design projects. She also became an Associate Professor in the Architecture and Design Department at Universidad Simon Bolivar. After relocating to Miami, Stephanie founded sdh studio and is now working on a number of exciting residential projects and developments.

Stephanie is an active international member of the AIA – The American Institute of Architects, and is currently working towards her license certification through the NCARB – The National Council of Architectural Registration Board certification.