Rune Frandsen


Research Areas

Landscape studies, Hydroelectric infrastructures, Construction heritage, Labor history, Histories and politics of social housing

Curriculum Vitae

Rune Frandsen studied architecture at EPFL Lausanne, where he graduated in 2015. Between 2016 and 2019 he worked in various architectural offices in Geneva with a focus on timber construction. Parallel to his architectural practice, he completed a Master of Advanced Studies in Architectural Theory and History at the GTA, ETH Zurich between 2017 and 2019. In 2020, he joined the chair of Günther Vogt as a PhD student, for a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) research project entitled: Industrialization in the Alps. He was adopted by the Chair of Construction Heritage and Preservation, with prof. Silke Langenberg as second supervisor. Rune contributes to architectural magazines (TEC21, Tracé) with articles on the topic of social housing policies in Switzerland.