Architect diploma, Ulm School Design, Federal Republic of Germany, 1961.
Project manager institute industrialized building, Ulm School Design, 1961-1968; assistant professor environmental design, Ulm School Design, 1963-1968; assistant professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1965-1966; head, Holzäpfel Project Institute, Freudenstad, Federal Republic of Germany, 1968-1970; head, Project Company Ulm, 1970-1972; professor environmental design, Fachhochschule Darmstadt, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1973. Guest professor philosophy and social science Phillips U., Marburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1983-1986. Head Laboratorium der Zivilisation, Akademie Deutscher Werkbund, since 1992.
Council member for city development City of Darmstadt, since 1993. Member Deutscher Werkbund.
Married Dorothee Oppermann, April 30, 1991. Children: Aline Oppermann, Anna Oppermann.