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11. 10. 2020: Three buildings carried out by students of CTU's Faculty of Architecture won honorary recognition from the Grand Prix of Architects

The shelter, footbridge and flagpole, three structures carried out by architecture students received an honorary recognition of the Grand Prix of Architects - National Architecture Awards 2020. The projects were created in the studio Hlaváček – Čeněk in the Faculty of Architecture of CTU. They were awarded by a jury whose members included Dutch studio partner MVRDV Fokke Moerel or French Pritzker Prize winner Christian de Portzamparc. The announcement was made on 8 October 2020 in the form of an online video stream.

August 24, 2020: The book 99 Houses 3 is published. It presents the best family houses built in the last six years

The book 99 houses 3 is an author's selection of the 99 best family houses built in the Czech Republic in the last six years. It was compiled by a team of architects Ján Stempel, Jan Jakub Tesař and Petr Pištěk, who work at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague (FA) and are also well-known and acclaimed authors of family houses. For the third part of the bestseller, they chose from more than three hundred registered realizations.

11. 8. 2020: The Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University exhibits studio works virtually

The exhibition of student studio projects at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University (FA) is the largest event of its kind in the Czech Republic. It presents almost a thousand works created in 56 school studios. But this year it could not take place physically due to the coronavirus pandemic. The school therefore decided to exhibit all the works virtually on its website, where anyone can view them at any time, regardless of the faculty's operating hours.

26. 6. 2020: Shelter Kømen nominated for the Czech Architecture Prize

The shelter of students from the Hlaváček - Čeněk studio was chosen among the 27 buildings that will compete for the Czech Architecture Prize this year. The construction designed and realized by the students succeeded among 191 registered parts of well-known offices.

24. 4. 2020: The European Conference on the Education of Architects, which was to take place in August 2020 at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University, is postponed by one year

The annual conference of the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) was to be hosted by the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague on 26-29 August 2020, nevertheless, it will be postponed until next year. It will take place in a new term on 25-28 August 2021. The decision was based on the worldwide evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

9. 4. 2020: The international student competition URBAN DESIGN AWARD for the year 2018/2019 published the results electronically

The first place went to Vanda Kotková from the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague, the second and third place were shared by her classmate Roman Hrabánek and Jakub Sedláček from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Brno University of Technology, and three more rewards go to the Faculty of Architecture of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. The competition, formerly known as the Best Urban Project, is organized by the Department of Spatial Planning of the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague under the auspices of the Association for Urban Planning and Town Planning and the Czech Chamber of Architects.

3. 3. 2020: Results of the competition workshop for a new form of the CTU exhibition stand

From 28 February to 1 March, the Faculty of Architecture hosted an ideological architectural workshop on a new form of exhibition stand for the European fair of post-secondary education Gaudeamus. A total of 15 students applied, who formed 9 teams and within three days completed thematic lectures from Ing. arch. MgA. Lenka Bednářová, Ph.D and prof. Akad. arch. Vladimír Soukenka, continuously consulted their ideas with the workshop organizers and then presented their final work to a professional jury composed of graphic designer Alena Hyblerová, architect Vojtěch Hybler, designer Marian Karel and set designer Vladimír Soukenka. The winners of the competition were Emma Závodská from the Faculty of Architecture (FA) and Daniela Čečková from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University (FSv) who came with a bold approach to change the entire current presentation system.

3. 3. 2020: The Druhá kůže competition awarded for the eighth time the best residential buildings designed by second-year bachelor's students at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague

At this year's Druhá kůže competition, the jury decided to distribute the prizes in an unusual way. Instead of first, second and third place, the jury awarded five prizes without ranking. The reason was the balanced quality of projects, none of which stood out significantly. The jury also awarded four proposals with honorable mentions and one project with special recognition.

29. 1. 2020: Students of the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University will work on a project for a house inspired by the design of Adolf Loose

Plans for a remarkable chamber wooden building elaborated by Adolf Loos will be prepared during the summer semester by students of the Studio Girsa from the Department of Architectural Conservation of the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University. It will be the contribution of our faculty to the 150th anniversary of the birth of this world-famous Czech architect.

10. 1. 2020: The beginning of the examination period at the Faculty of Architecture of the CTU is marked by the vernissage Fabrika, the opening of the exhibition of student works

The vernissage called Fabrika will present on Thursday 16 January from 6 pm all projects that were created at the faculty during the winter semester. With its scope and area, it is the largest event of its kind in the Czech Republic. More than 1,000 semester projects of the study fields of Architecture and Urbanism, Design and Landscape Architecture will be exhibited in 56 studios on seven floors.

6. 1. 2020: I try to make my buildings emotionally challenging, provocative - just sexy, says architect Radek Lampa

They design houses and zoos. Four renowned architects have published three different publications depicting their work to date. They are united not only by the same publishing house, but above all by a love of architecture, a unique look and style, and also by the fact that everyone works as a teacher at the Department of Architectural Design and the Faculty of Architecture of the CTU.

6. 12. 2020: In the Krkonoše Mountains, people can walk on student footbridges, which were created thanks to the cooperation with the Faculty of Architecture of the CTU

The footbridges were built by students but they can be compared to the realization of professionals. Five footbridges produced by the Department of Design Studio II have been serving visitors to the highest Czech mountains since autumn. The footbridges were created thanks to cooperation of FA CTU with the Krkonoše National Park Administration.

For the content of this site is responsible: Ing. arch. Jan Jakub Tesař, Ph.D.