. Frank Havermans’ werk komt voort uit een gecombineerde fascinatie van de architectonische ruimte, bouwkundige constructies en stedelijke dynamiek. Dit resulteert in het ontwikkelen van ‘site specific’ installaties met of zonder gebruiksfunctie en al dan niet in opdracht, zoals autonome interventies, meubels, opdrachten in de publieke ruimte, gebouwen en stedelijke denkmodellen. Op Beeckestijn merkt … Continue reading
Please feel welcome at the opening of the exhibition ‘Zomeren op de buitenplaats’ ( Summer at the country seat) in the style gardens of country seat Beeckestijn in the city of Velsen. Ten artists made new works for this exhibition, with the theme: ‘contemporary follies’. . My installation is build on and attached to one … Continue reading
RAAAF & Studio Frank Havermans are proud that Secret Operation 610 is one of the selected projects in ‘Yearbook 2013/2014 – Architecture in the Netherlands’. . . nai010 Publishers, Rotterdam . Edited by: Tom Avermaete Hans van der Heijden Edwin Oostmeijer Linda Vlassenrood . . . . . . . .
Opening May 10, 17.30 hrs Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else. (I. Calvino) Cityscapes Gallery cordially invites you to the exhibition ‘Invisible Cities’, showing recent work by Frank Havermans, Alexa Meyerman … Continue reading
KAPKAR / 4P-CL8 | Land/Slide Possible Futures | Markham Toronto September 21 – October 14, 2013 – Artist in Residence + exhibiton Jan-Feb 2014 part of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Bi-City Bienale for Urbanism & Architecture 2014, Shenzhen Canadian Pavillion. . ‘Frank Havermans builds on an extant pulley system to create an internal web that suspends an external … Continue reading
Secret Operation 610 | Flight Base Soesterberg NL . Together Studio Frank Havermans and RAAAF (Rietveld Architecture-Art-Affordances) have developed ‘Secret Operation 610′ for Vrede van Utrecht 2013 (The Peace of Utrecht festival). When aircraft Shelter 610 opens its ruthless doors, a monstrous black behemoth slowly comes driving out. The object revives the mysterious atmosphere of the Cold War and its accompanying … Continue reading
Beacon KAPKAR / BB-N34 | Fire Department, Borger BEACON 2013 . The fire department of the town of Borger since several years dwells in a new fire station, which is strategically replaced from the centre of the village to a location at the crossroads of the local highways N34 and N374. Here the right direction to the … Continue reading
KAPKAR / CDH-P2P Het Proathoes, Corpus den Hoorn, Groningen | KAPKAR / CDH-P2P, chat house, Corpus den Hoorn, Groningen, NL The design KAPKAR/ CDH-P2P was chosen by the residents of the quarter Corpus Den Hoorn in Groningen to be build after a design contest. The meeting place is a gift to the community from the … Continue reading
KAPKAR/ WVA-6F illegal rooftop structure Wan Chai Visual Archive | Hong Kong Shenzhen Bi-city Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism: Tri-ciprocal Cities 15-02 | 23-04-2012 Thanks to Wan Chai Visual Archive: Alvin Yip, Louise Wan Sze Lo, Woody Yip, The Kingdom of the Netherlands: Robert Schuddeboom, The Mondriaanfund, ACTS: Carl Gouw, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, … Continue reading
TOFUD # Amsterdam Zuidas Artist in residence and exhibition Virtueel Museum Zuidas 2010 My project on the Zuidas was realized in tofud: my ‘Temporary Office For Urban Development’. I set up this office every time a concrete situation presents itself. This time it was in the Sint Nicolaas chapel, part of the Sint Nicolaas complex in the Beatrix Parkthat … Continue reading
Sea Observatory KAPKAR/ DW-F370 | Study The sketch design of the sea observatory I made a last year for the new made sand dunes along the Dutch coast is now published in the latest issue of Mark Magazine #37, in the section Notice Board. The imagery of the KAPKAR/DW-F370 is a mixture between the heavy … Continue reading
. Cross Section by Francois-Luc Giraldeau ‘Frank Havermans and RAAAF seek inspiration from the Cold War’ .
LAND|SLIDE possible futures——Canada Pavilion The model of my project of Land/Slide Possible Futures, the project I did this summer in Markham Toronto Canada, is part of the Collateral Exhibition at the Hong Kong /Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture 2013 in Shenzhen, starting at December 5, 2013 – Februari 28, 2014. URBAN BORDER . Curators: Janine … Continue reading
The exhibition The Elements is a prelude of The Amsterdam Beach Art Biennale, a biennial multi- and interdisciplinary festival of which the pilot is planned in 2015. The Zandvoorts Museum is host of this project. The exhibition focus lies on art, an important and visual part of the biennale. . . Opening: December 1 at 16.00 hrs. Participating artists: MAURICE BRASPENNING, … Continue reading
Movie Secret Operation 610 in motion RAAAF (Rietveld Landscape)| Studio Frank Havermans movie by Maurice Spees
Studio Frank Havermans is invited by the Dutch Embassy for promotion on IIDEX Design and Architecture at booth #439 The International Pavilion, and is speaker on the seminar ‘The Architectural Ingenuity of Studio Frank Havermans’. Link to IIDEX seminar ‘The Architectural Ingenuity of Studio Frank Havermans’.