Petr Hlaváček

Director / Prague Institute of Planning and Development

Prague (CZ)

Petr Hlaváček was born in 1961 in Zlin. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University, where he’s worked as a lecturer since 1990. Between 1991 and 2008, Petr worked at the R. U. A. architecture studio, which he founded together with architect Hana Seho-Münzová. In 1993 he was a visiting professor at the University of Michigan College of Architecture. In 2010 Petr became the vice-dean for development at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University and also founded the Headhand Architects studio. In the spring of 2015, Petr Hlaváček was elected to be the director of the Prague Institute of Planning and Development, which is the city’s main body in the areas of architecture, development and city-planning. In his role as the director Petr has been emphasizing increased public participation and intensified communication between IPR Prague, the city districts and the town hall.

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