Shophouse & Co is a placemaking studio.

We help city agencies, companies & communities create places for people.

Our vision is for cities to be inclusive and active places to live, work, and play. To achieve that, we develop sustainable strategies, programmes, and interventions that creates a sense of place and catalyse communities in both private and public spaces.

By using our unique place and community focused placemaking approach, we aim for these meaningful collective experiences and activations to create positive social and economic impact for the place and the community.


The founders

STELLA GWEE
Co-Founder & Director

Stella is a publicist, marketer and event producer with almost 15 years of industry experience dealing with arts, entertainment and luxury clients. She is an avid traveller who is passionate about music, culture, films, arts, design, travel and communities. Armed with an entrepreneurial spirit, Stella is also always brimming with ideas to help creatives turn their ideas into reality.
ADIB JALAL
Co-Founder & Director

Adib considers himself a placemaker, design curator, and community organiser whose life and work is a continued exploration on making our cities creative and inclusive places to live in. He attributes his passion in placemaking from his architectural education, 10 years in design and curatorial practice, and passion for nurturing communities. Adib also lends his time as a design mentor and contributes to grassroots efforts.