Commissions
KAPKAR / VD-560 | Border Chapel

KAPKAR / VD-560 | Border Chapel

KAPKAR / VD-560Border Chapel in the heart of the Schengen area   One leg in Germany (Hommersum) and the other leg in the Netherlands (Ottersum). Border Chapel honours and questions the phenomenon of the unique situation of our European open borders.  A chapel is...

KAPKAR / A7-29 X FT | South Gate

KAPKAR / A7-29 X FT | South Gate

A mental and physical framework For 1000 years the sound of thumping hands resounded on many city gates. An announcement on the line between landscape and city, safe and unsafe. Residents, traders and travellers knocked on the door, strange and familiar faces looked...

KAPKAR / B’A-L11c | Urban Shelter

KAPKAR / B’A-L11c | Urban Shelter

KAPKAR / B'A-L11CUrban Shelter KAPKAR/ B'A-L11C is fabricated in  Shenzhen at this moment. The architectural shelter is based on the footprint of the Bao'An Airport by Fuksas and transformed into a new entity. With it's futuristic appearance and blue lights it speaks...

KAPKAR / LB2-SV | Light Beacon

KAPKAR / LB2-SV | Light Beacon

Layers of knowledge There is a lot of information that is not immediately visible in a public environment. It is exciting to go into depth there. The light beacon KAPKAR / LB2-SV gives an extra layer to the location where it is located, based on the technical inventor...

KAPKAR / SDR-3P | Star Bridge

KAPKAR / SDR-3P | Star Bridge

School hub The municipality of Son en Breugel and EN/EN Architecten, the architects of the school, have the desire to add a bridge to the new building to connect with the adjacent green. An important condition is that the bridge will connect the first floor of the...

KAPKAR / BB-N34 | Light Beacon

KAPKAR / BB-N34 | Light Beacon

24/7 Active force   BORGER – When asked to dream up a new way to signal the presence of a modest – and soberly-designed – fire station in Borger, the Netherlands, Dutch multidisciplinary artist Frank Havermans came up with this bright red, alienesque lantern...

KAPKAR / CDH-P2P | Chat House

KAPKAR / CDH-P2P | Chat House

Communication beacon Challenged by the commission of the district Corpus den Hoorn in Groningen to design a public art work in the park I developed a permanent utility sculpture that serves as a chat house. The work is located against the dike along the Noord Willems...

KAPKAR / PBS-X4 | Podium

KAPKAR / PBS-X4 | Podium

Stage for an orchestra, singer-songwriter and a dancer G.A.N.G. asked artist/ designer Frank Havermans to develop and implement the head stage for the traveling cultural festival Brachen Siedlung. KAPKAR/ PBS-X4 is the result, a stage complete made from used plywood...

KAPKAR / TT-C2P | Cinema

KAPKAR / TT-C2P | Cinema

Celebrating it's own existence KAPKAR/ TT-C2P was my contribution to the seventh São Paulo International Architecture Biennial, produced at the invitation of the NAi. It formed part of the Tangible Traces exhibition which later travelled to Vienna, Hongkong and...

KAPKAR / RDP-1407 | Exhibition Design

KAPKAR / RDP-1407 | Exhibition Design

Fourteen designers on display The museum shows the fourteen candidates for the Rotterdam Design Prize 2007: Couturelabel Marga Weimans, Inside Outside, Irma Boom Studio, KapteinRoodnat, Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum, MattonOffice, Philips Design, Ranj Serioius Games,...

KAPKAR / ZZW-220 | Tree Hut

KAPKAR / ZZW-220 | Tree Hut

Shaping the rural area KAPKAR/ZZW-220 is a tree house I designed on an eighteenth-century farm in Westkapelle in Zeeland. During the summer months the farm’s owners, Lille and Edith, run a B&B here. They wanted a different kind of space to rent out, in addition to...

KAPKAR / MS-19A | Cabinet

KAPKAR / MS-19A | Cabinet

A strong organizing element I was asked by HILBERINKBOSCH architects to develop a cupboard for their office. Its main purpose was to organize small items that were currently scattered over a number of drawers and cupboards. Dynamic look is essential. Natural...

Reception Wall / Post Room

Reception Wall / Post Room

A strong organizational element I was initially commissioned to create wainscoting in the reception area, from material recycled from the old monastery. I made this more interesting, however, by incorporating the adjoining post room, allowing the establishment of a...

A 23 | Structural alternation

A 23 | Structural alternation

Phylosopher space. A 23 is a structural alteration to a private home in Eindhoven. The clients, who have lived in the property for 15 years, thoroughly refurbished the building in 1991. The component I was asked to restructure had a short programm of requirements: -...

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