Raphaël van Amerongen holds a M.Sc in Architecture at Delft University of Technology, and a BA in Building Engineering at Rotterdam University, the Netherlands. RaphaÃ«l started his ASWA Architecture & Design Studio in 1977. He joined Merkx+Girod Architecture and Interior Design Studio in Amsterdam as CEO In 1999.
From 1977 until 2007 he was working for the Willem de Kooning Academy for Art, Media & Design, Rotterdam University, 20 years staff member BA Interior Architecture, last 10 years course director MA Retail & Interior Design, accredited by Plymouth University since 2000.
Raphaël is working for the School of Executive Education of Delft University of Technology since 2007, nowadays as course director of the Executive Master Degree course on Retail Design & Management.