KAPKAR projects
KAPKAR / DOW-N381 | Border Platform

KAPKAR / DOW-N381 | Border Platform

In conversation with 'Oude Willem' In a transitional phase, the installation connects a visual story of man’s monumental efforts to cultivate and to question the use of land. At the beginning of this century, after poring over its maps, the province of Friesland...

KAPKAR / A7-29 X FT | City Gate

KAPKAR / A7-29 X FT | City Gate

Where does the traveller go? The work of art that Frank Havermans proposes for the location on the south side of Drachten, at exit 29 of the A7, will certainly attract attention in the wide landscape. The object that appears on the horizon appears to have just landed,...

KAPKAR / DFP-4B | Social Magnet

KAPKAR / DFP-4B | Social Magnet

A social space for multifunctional hospitality Shenzhen is a city that was founded only 40 years ago, the area however has been inhabited for hundreds of years and has a military history of more than 600 years (1394 A.D.). This awareness should be much more part of...

KAPKAR / GTO-B10 | Urban Surveyor

KAPKAR / GTO-B10 | Urban Surveyor

KAPKAR / GTO-B10Urban Surveyor KAPKAR / GTO-B10 is looking for new places within the urban fabric that could be of importance in the development of the city in the future. It is a place to think, to absorb the urban dynamics and to reflect on the infrastructure of the...

KAPKAR / GC-MV1 | Track Mover

KAPKAR / GC-MV1 | Track Mover

From unknown ground to crossing engagement Artist Frank Havermans' Art Mobile Brigade is based on the military vehicles of Major General De Ruyter van Steveninck Kazerne. Five mobile works of art based on five area-specific themes, which local residents, entrepreneurs...

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...

KAPKARTOFUD # Noordvitrine | Model Exhibition

KAPKARTOFUD # Noordvitrine | Model Exhibition

The Studio's hardware in 134 models Next to his transitional installation KAPKAR/ ZM-S*B3-JH, Frank Havermans was asked to make a second installation in the 30-meter-long store window of Schunck Glaspaleis. He designed KAPKARTOFUD # Noordvitrine, a modelexhibition...

KAPKAR / DY-K92 | Catalyst

KAPKAR / DY-K92 | Catalyst

A manifesto for taking a new approach to area-defining heritage. With the industrial architectural installation KAPKAR/DY-K92, Frank Havermans explores two site-specific features of a former shipyard, which is now being transformed into a normal, standard urban...

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/ B-612+621 | Contemporary Folly

KAPKAR/ B-612+621 | Contemporary Folly

What lies beneath you... Ten artists made new works for this exhibition, with the theme ‘contemporary follies’. On Beeckestijn, I note that everything is back in excellent condition thanks to a thorough restoration. Part of the history of the country estate, namely...

KAPKAR/ WVA-6F | Illicit Structure

KAPKAR/ WVA-6F | Illicit Structure

Illegal rooftop installation KAPKAR / WVA-6F is a "rooftop structure" based on different spatial themes that play a role in Hong Kong. Illegal constructions largely determine the identity of the city. In addition to its formal high-rise architecture, Hong Kong is...

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 / NAI-VT12 | Friends Table

KAPKAR / NAI-VT12 | Friends Table

Multifunctional table with little speech stage    year: 2011 location: Rotterdam, Netherlands client: De Vrienden van het NAi venue: Nederlands Architectuur Instituut manifacture: Studio Frank Havermans, Feike de Jong second venue: SM's museum,...

KAPKAR / IVS-E12 | Innovative Cattle Shed

KAPKAR / IVS-E12 | Innovative Cattle Shed

See and know where the food comes from is an essential value. How does the cowshed 2.0 look like? In other words: which in all respects sustainable and innovative alternatives are there for the barn, the most common type of barn that especially in the field of animal...

KAPKAR / DW-F370 | Sea Observatory

KAPKAR / DW-F370 | Sea Observatory

We have to stay vagilant and we know that. KAPKAR / DW-F370 is a landmark in the dunes, it is clearly visible. From a distance, it doesn't look like a work of art at first. It seems like a strange element. Yet it evokes recognition because the visual language is...

KAPKAR / HWS-18 | Outdoor Furniture

KAPKAR / HWS-18 | Outdoor Furniture

An object usable for all Exhibition space for contemporary art De Bewaerschole in the tourist village Burgh Haamstede, asked me to develop an autonomous object in the front garden that would attract the gaze of the passenger as goal to enter the garden and thereby the...

KAPKAR/ VH-55 | Exhibition Cabinet

KAPKAR/ VH-55 | Exhibition Cabinet

How to display a ceramic collection? The museum has selected 55 pieces of representative and important European ceramists from the Collectie van Haaren. Collection van Haaren. (J.W.M. van Haaren was the collector and founder of the SMs ceramic collection.) The...

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 / GBT-3S | Contemporary Truss

KAPKAR / GBT-3S | Contemporary Truss

Renewed attention for the truss as a construction and building tool KAPKAR / GBT-3S is a temporary architectural installation in the prelude to the new expansion area Veghels Buiten, an urban development project by Buro B + B, which will be resurrected between 2012 -...

KAPKAR / HWS-L45 | Catalyst

KAPKAR / HWS-L45 | Catalyst

A strong desire to become true by Jens Maier-Rothe, 2018 Precious truss constructionFrank Havermans originally developed this work as contribution to a cross-disciplinary art festival by the name of flux-s, which is taking place annually since 2009 inside an old...

KAPKAR / TFA-5W | Monument Statement

KAPKAR / TFA-5W | Monument Statement

Heritage between nature and culture This temporary installation was developed for the exhibition ‘Retreat’, at the invitation of Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos (UNStudio) The theme retreat makes me think in the first instance of people who withdraw from the world for...

KAPKAR / REX-40 | Multifunctional Cabinet

KAPKAR / REX-40 | Multifunctional Cabinet

A strong organizational element The commission to design a multifunctional cupboard formed part of the overall renovation of adjacent buildings for the X-Ingredient advertising agency in Den Bosch. The renovation is conducted by HilberinkBosch architects, who ask me...

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 / 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 / KSV-800 | Urban Industry

KAPKAR / KSV-800 | Urban Industry

Sharping the vision on industrial heritage in urbanism 'The heavy sheet metal workshop is a funny place: it's quite an impressive hall, but there is a lot of visual noise because of the internal construction and the use of the building. As an artist you want to grasp...

KAPKAR / TAR-3-9 | Alley Structure

KAPKAR / TAR-3-9 | Alley Structure

Unseen residual spaces and structures in the dense fabric of the city center.Although 's-Hertogenbosch is an old city, founded in the 12th century in the Duchy of Brabant, hardly anything remains from the actual Medieval part. Only its urban structure, the street...

KAPKAR / DOK-118 | 13th Century Space

KAPKAR / DOK-118 | 13th Century Space

When decisions receive a different interpretation, other images, spaces and buildings are created.The Oude Kerk, Amsterdam’s most ancient monument, is located in the middle of the Wallen, the city’s red-light district. As soon as you enter the church from this hectic...

KAPKAR / 3902 | Clamp Construction

KAPKAR / 3902 | Clamp Construction

An extrapolated and reinterpreted element based on the dimensions of the concrete structureKAPKAR/TW-3902 is an installation in the Watertoren (water tower) in Vlissingen. I have known this water tower from an early age, for my grandfather was sub-contracted to build...

KAPKAR / TC-23 | Tensegrity Construction

KAPKAR / TC-23 | Tensegrity Construction

Reversal of the architectural principle of the iron constructionThe central exhibition space at De Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, an artists’ initiative in Helmond, is the oldest room in this late nineteenth-century industrial building. The dimensions are 16.79 x 10.03 x...

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...

From the Roof Down | Daylight Parasite

From the Roof Down | Daylight Parasite

 At no point does the installation touch the interior space.The Argument artists’ initiative is based in the former bicycle shed of an old school in the centre of Tilburg. This relatively small, somewhat tapering space of 15.2 x 6.7 x 2.8 m, with low ceilings, is...

error: Content is protected!