Katja Hogenboom studio is run by Katja Hogenboom (Dr. Ir.); a registered architect, researcher, teacher, photographer and writer. Before starting her own practice, Hogenboom has worked in several offices, in Spain and the Netherlands, on the design and realisation of housing and public buildings, among them regional police headquarters.
In 2008 she started her own freelance practice; developing a practice where the practice of architecture, research, photography, and teaching form an integrated whole. Always in collaboration, the studio works on projects of all scales, ranging from spatial studies, to design of exhibitions, dwellings and public buildings.
Katja Hogenboom studio worked as architects in charge of the redesign of the interior of the Leiden university library, and designed a temporary exhibition for the Dutch Parliament on the digitalisation of political documents. In 2017 KHS, together with Felsch architecten, designed a 1000 m2 new floor on top of the existing university library in Leiden; The Asian Library. A library and workspace dedicated to the Asian collections of the library, which has as special feature a rooftop inner-garden. Most recently, 2018, KHs, together with Felsch architecten, has finished the redesign and realisation of the back-offices in the same library. In 2015, together with Roemer van Toorn, KHS transformed an old church into a home with a library, in Umeå in Sweden.
Besides doing architectural design she worked two years for the state architect of the Netherlands setting up educational programs, doing research and curating work. She organized and curated masterclasses and was in charge, as chief editor, of a publication that documented the professional education of young architects who; besides doing work in Dutch offices where on the outlook for ideals in architecture.
From 2010 tot 2020 Katja Hogenboom studio moved to Umeå, Sweden, where she started to work as an education developer and teacher in the second year bachelors at the Umeå school of Architecture at the Umeå University. In 2023 she successfully defended her doctoral thesis; Situated freedom Exploring the Aesthetic Practice of Rem Koolhaas/ OMA - at the KTH in Stockholm. Currently she is living in Amsterdam again.