VVAA is design studio focused on spatial, visual and theoretical framing. We connect architecture with cultural anthropology and photography in order to record, understand and ultimately form space in its relationship to human behaviour.
Jan Vranovský (*1986, Prague) is architect, designer and photographer. He received master degree in architecture and urban design (with special focus on computation, digital fabrication and cybernetic urbanism) at The University of Tokyo, Japan (2016) as a recipient of Special Todai Fellowship and undergraduate degree in Architecture at Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic (2013). His background is rooted in visual communication and photography. Jan co-founded and run FRVR, a graphic design studio in Prague before moving to Tokyo. After graduating, he worked in architecture studios Jun Aoki & Associates and Bureau 0–1 before starting VVAA.
Karel Vranovský (*1989, Prague) is an eternal student of Palacký University, Olomouc. During his previous studies, he explored multiple fields and disciplines, ranging from theory of literature and Japanese philology, to philosophy, social and cognitive studies and quantitative linguists. Currently finishing his bachelor degrees in social anthropology, general linguistics and theory of communication, he focuses on the possibilities of bridging interdisciplinary gaps and translating theoretical paradigms of social studies into useful practices.