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8. 1. 2021: Unbuilt architecture often gives a very eloquent statement about its time, says prof. Petr Vorlík about the new book

The book unbuilt / architecture of the 1980s is a joint work of a collective of authors from the Faculty of Architecture of CTU in Prague under the lead of editors Petr Vorlík and Klára Brůhová. It represents, as the title implies, unrealised architectural and urban designs created in the 1980s.

15. 12. 2020: The world is not disposable, says architect Petr Vorlík in a new book on defunct structures from 1948–1989

A new publication entitled Architecture on the red list / Normal is not to demolish is published, which will please not only experts but also laymen interested in architecture. Its authors are experts from the Department of Theory and History of Architecture and students from the Faculty of Architecture of the CTU in Prague. In specific examples, they describe the mechanisms of the demise of Czech architecture in the postwar period and call for public debate.

27. 11. 2020: A construction-historical survey of experts from the Faculty of Architecture of CTU showed the extraordinary quality of the details of the New Scene building of the National Theatre

A team of experts from the Department of Theory and History of Architecture of the Faculty of Architecture of CTU in Prague, led by Prof. Peter Vorlik and PhDr. Miroslav Pavel, Ph.D., completed a seven-month construction-historical survey of the vast architectural suite of the New Scene and Restaurant Building of the National Theatre, which was created in the 1970s and 1980s.

26. 11. 2020: Faculty of Architecture CTU presents student works from stays abroad

The Faculty of Architecture of the CTU in Prague presents student studio projects that arose during foreign study stays last academic year. Like many other events, their exhibition could not take place in its usual physical form and moved to the virtual environment of the Gallery on the website www.fa.cvut.cz/en

19. 10. 2020: Open Days at the FA CTU will only take place online

Due to anti-epidemic measures, the traditional days full of information about the study and the conditions of the entrance exams at our school will take place mainly in the online environment.

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.

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