Stefan holds a Masters in Landscape Architecture from UC Berkeley and a Diploma (Master) in Fine Arts from Enschede, the Netherlands, with a sculpture and photography emphasis.
Fourteen years prior to founding Thuilot Associates, his projects have included numerous private residential gardens and estates throughout the Bay Area. He also designed commercial and public projects as a consulting designer for several landscape architecture and urban design firms. Projects included the coordination & design of courtyards for multi-family condominium, streetscapes, college plazas and residential communities in California. In 2001 Mr. Thuilot helped coordinating the international Environmental Art project "Peninsula Europe".
As a principal of Huettl-Thuilot Associates Stefan Thuilot lead the design and construction of many residential, commercial and institutional projects and was the principal designer of four Sunset award winning gardens.