Prof. Frans Vogelaar was born in Holland and grew up in Zimbabwe and Holland. He studied industrial design at the Akademie voor Industriële Vormgeving Eindhoven and architecture and urbanism at the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) in London. He worked at the architectural and design office Studio Alchymia (Allessandro Mendini) in Milan and at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA/Koolhaas) in Rotterdam.
Elizabeth Sikiaridi and Frans Vogelaar run together the Hybrid Space Lab in Amsterdam. Professor Elisabeth Sikiaridi lectures on design in the urban landscape at University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany and Professor Frans Vogelaar is Head of the Department of Hybrid Space at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne in Germany. Elizabeth Sikiaridi and Frans Vogelaar have worked as consultants to the Dutch government on “the use of space in the information/communication age”.
appearance at Tuned City
sound and social communication / 03.07.08