University of Technology
Faculty of Architecture
Poříčí 5,
639 00 Brno

phone: +420 541 146 600
fax: +420 541 146 605
cellphone: +420 606 671 869

1947 born in Olomouc, Moravia

1965 – 1972 Studies of architecture at the Czech Technical University in Prague, diploma

1972 – 1973 Architect in Ostrava

1973 – 1991 Head, Department of Architecture, National Museum of Technology in Prague

1987 – 1991 Member of the Executive Committee of the International Confederation of Architectural Museums ICAM

1986 Visiting lecturer at the TU Berlin /Inst.Prof.Steidle/

1987 Visiting lecturer of the TU Wien /Inst.Prof.Schweighofer/

1988 DAAD Scholarship in Germany

Since 1991 Professor of Architecture, Czech Technical University in Prague, Dean /1991-97 and 2003-2006/

1992 Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects AIA

1994 Member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin Member of the UNESCO/UIA Committee for Architectural Education

1995 Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

1996 Honorary Fellow of the German Association of Architects BDA

1997 Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA

1997-2000 Deputy rector of the Czech Technical University in Prague

1997-2006 Deputy director of the Department of Architecture at the Akademie der Künste Berlin

2000 Visiting scholar of the Canadian Centre for Architecture CCA in Montreal

2003 Visiting professor at the University of Ljubljana - Slovenia

Since 2006 also Professor and Chair of Architecture History , University of Technology in Brno 


Prague 1900-1978. Guide book. Prague 1978

The Brno Functionalists. Helsinky 1983 and Innsbruck 1985

Adolf Loos and Czech Architecture. Prague 1984 /2nd edition 2000/

Czech Functionalism 1918-1938. AA London

Bata 1910-1950, architecture and urbanism. Zlin 1991

Baustelle Tschechische Republik. Berlin 1997 /polish edition Wroclaw 2002/

Baba 1932 – plans and models . Prague 2000 /with Šenberger and Ulrich/

F.L.Wright and Czech Architecture. Prague 2001

Jan Kotěra 1871-1923, founder of modern Czech architecture. Prague 2002

Lubomír Šlapeta and Čestmír Šlapeta, Czech students of Hans Scharoun. Wroclaw 2004

Bedřich Rozehnal 1902-1984. Brno 2009 /with Pelčák and Wahla/

and many monographs of Czech architects


in Bauwelt, ARCH plus, Bauforum, Baumeister, L´architecture d´jourd´hui, Arkkitehti,
Byggekunst, Domus, Quaderns, Casabella, Rassegna, Parametro, Bauen und Wohnen/Werk,
SKALA, Abacus, PTAH, AA Quaterly, Architectural Review etc.


State student prize 1971

Kunstpreis Berlin 1992 Förderungspreis Baukunst

Medal of the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic 1993

Prize of the City of Brno 2009