Creating one-of-a-kind spaces
that teams actually love.

Introducing custom work environments for forward-thinking companies. Because offices should be designed for the people who use them, to foster connections, improve wellbeing, and enable performance.

It’s written in our DNA

Positive (mindset)

Challenges are solutions in disguise, and we love to uncover them. We go the extra mile with a smile.

Personal (touch)

We are in this business because we believe connection between humans and co-creation are catalysts for a happier world.

Creative (solutions)

Design is our playground, where we push boundaries & create workspaces that can adapt to new ways of working.

We are
Attentive listeners

We listen to your goals & needs to develop a unique vision and propose tailored solutions.

Experienced advisors

Our expertise and experience is at your service as we lead you through the project.

Close collaborators

Design is the game, collaboration is the strategy. We believe in the power of collective intelligence.

Bold creators

We break walls (both literally and metaphorically) to build unique and inspiring concepts.

More than partners,
close collaborators

Picture of the Space Refinery team
Space Refinery team
Picture of the Space Refinery team
Picture of the Space Refinery team
Picture of the Space Refinery team

Meet our all-star team

On average, more than 34 talented professionals work together on a project.
Here are the core team members, connecting all the dots.

Katya
Founder & CEO
Katya

Don’t make Katya chase you, she will always outrun you. She was a Czech junior national champion in 1500m. Today she’s running Space Refinery and eyeing the next sports challenge: kite surfing.

Roel
Co-Founder & Business Director
Roel

If you have questions about molecular genetics or Belgian cycling, Roel is your man. He's determined to visit at least 500 world heritage sites, preferably with a bag of kettle-cooked chips in his backpack.

Gorka
Design Lead
Gorka

Gorka speaks four languages, but don't expect him to talk much before his morning coffee. However, don't mistake his silence for indifference: he's a great listener — with or without coffee.

Mário
Build Lead
Mário

Hailing from Portugal, Mario used to be a long-haired bass player. Today he's a family man with a more groomed hairstyle and 15 years of management experience on international construction projects.

Xandra
Design & Build Manager
Xandra

Even miles apart, Xandra and Space Refinery fell in love at first sight. She moved from Indonesia to Belgium to make this serendipitous affair into a committed relationship.

Aliz
Construction Project Manager
Aliz

Hungarian-born, Aliz traveled across Europe while working on different construction projects. She loves kayaking and maybe one day she’ll kayak to her dream place, Africa, with her beloved dog.

Sarah
Interior & Graphic Designer
Sarah

Sarah is probably the only one on the team who will play the ukulele in some famous architectural building ⁠— and create a comic book about it. In five different languages.

Alina
Architectural Designer
Alina

Cinema fanatic with a Master's Degree in Architectural Ecology, Alina is inspired by 20th-century modernist architecture, and especially the works of the Finnish mastermind Alvar Alto.

Masha
Interior Designer
Masha

The best salsa dancer on the team, Masha, can teach you all the dance moves. She’s also great at surviving in the Amazon jungle and making sure to deflect any Brussels sprouts from landing on her plate.

Chloé
Interior Designer
Chloé

Chloé loves a good challenge, whether conquering the Himalayan summits or cycling from Italy to Spain in the dead winter. She also had twins and another baby in just one year!

Bruno
Solutions Ninja
Bruno

Bruno never gets stuck in Brussels traffic. Instead, he’s effortlessly cruising on his electric unicycle. The oldest of four brothers, he’s great at solving problems and helping others move the ball forward.

 Géraldine
Admin Wizard
Géraldine

An accountant and a mom to two teenagers who knows exactly how to bring structure and order wherever she goes. Including the administration of the international Space Refinery crew.

Volodymyr
3D Artist
Volodymyr

A Ukrainian mastermind behind our renders who started exploring 3D 14 years ago. If he wasn't a graphic designer, he'd probably replace screen time with air time as an aircraft pilot or paratrooper.

Anna
Advisor
Anna

​​A chess prodigy who spent many weekends playing at competitions. Today, Anna still makes strategic decisions as she helps businesses plan things out and predict different options that lie ahead.

Thomas
Advisor
Thomas

As a business coach, Thomas helps entrepreneurs build high-performing teams and fine-tune their growth strategies. His favorite way to unwind is watching cycling while sipping a cold Belgian beer.

Join the Space crew
You have superpowers too?
Join the Space crew

Eager to share your creative ideas and love for design? Passionate about building workspaces made for real people? Send your spontaneous application to jobs@spacerefinery.com.

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