Swiss-Dutch landscape architect Anouk Vogel (1977) was born and grew up in Geneva, Switzerland. She studied landscape architecture at the Metropolitan University of Manchester in England where she graduated in 2001 with Honours and Distinction. After her studies she moved to Amsterdam where she has been working and living since. In 2007 she founded her own practice. Her projects often oscillate between design and art and vary greatly in types of commission. Next to her projects she is regularly publishing articles for various journals as well as holding lectures. She has recently been awarded the USM Mentor Prize by Architektur & Wohnen for which she has been nominated by the architects MVRDV.