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About Petr Franta : Award and competition winning architect, urban planner, team player for colleagues and clients. Thinking about environmental issues, energy saving design. Collaborating with top level engineers and landscape designers, curators and artists. Scale of project is not important, important is what it brings to environment, people and nature. Excellent sustainable design defines bright future of mankind.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Good design brings joy to people's life, can save energy consumption, make architecture enjoyable for public.

ORGANIZATION:
Petr Franta Architects

EDUCATION:
1972, Architect, MA, CTU Czech Technical University, Prague/Czech Republic

EXPERIENCE:
1972-1977, Prague atelier ETA
1977-1997, Montreal - in private Practice in Canada
1985-1997, Montreal - Ogden Franta Architects, partner
1986-1991, New York - Petr Franta Architecture, partner in charge
1991-1997, Brix a Franta Architects, Prague CZ
1998-now, Petr Franta Architects and assoc, Prague CZ

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2000, On the edge, Fragner Gallery, PRAGUE/CZ
2004, Ways of seeing, Mc Gill Gallery, MONTREAL/CANADA
2006, Ways of seeing, Artfront gallery, LOS ANGELES/USA
2008, Ways of seeing 2004-2008, Ion Mincu Gallery, BUCHAREST/ROUMANIA
2009, Ways of seeing, Czech Centre Gallery, SOFIA/BULGARIA
2017, CIIRC - New Symbol of Czech Science over Prague, Architecture Museum Gallery, WROCLAW/POLAND

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2019, "Exhibition Exellent Communication Design", Museum Angewandte Kunst, FRANKFURT AM MAIN/GERMANY
Many participation on group exhibitions in Prague, Montreal, Barcelona, New York.

EVENTS:
1983, Art and metropole, Montreal - New York, organiser and participant

AWARDS:
1998, Mies van der Rohe pavilion Award for contemporary architecture, BARCELONA/SPAIN
2007, Grand Prix of Architects, PRAGUE/CZ
2014, Grand Prix of Architects, PRAGUE/CZ
2017, German Design Award, FRANKFURT/GERMANY
2018, Innovative Architecture Award, MUNICH/GERMANY

PRESS APPEARANCES:
Many press appearance articles, reviews and interviews. See for references.

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
2000, On the Edge, Petr Franta Architect, Fragner Gallery, PRAGUE/CZ, ISBN 80-902478-07
2004, Ways of Seeing, Petr Franta Architect, McGill Gallery, MONTREAL/CANADA, ISBN 9-788023-933260
2008, Ways of Seeing, current projects Petr Franta, PRAGUE/CZ, ISBN 978-80-254-0842-1
2019, CIIRC, New York Journal for Architecture and Civil Engineering 13, pages 178-185, NEW YORK)/US, ISSN 1934-7359)

BOOKS:
Same as above
and
2020, Londynska Street, 72 pages (50- 67 p.), Prague 2, Czech Republic, Vladimír Šlapeta ed., ISBN 978-80-270-8638-2

ACCOLADES:
2018, Associate professor with I.I.A.S. International Institute for Advanced Studies, Baden-Baden, Germany
2018, Golden Star for Exellence Award, I.I.A.S., Baden-Baden, Germany

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English
French
Czech

COMPUTER LITERACY:
AutoCAD
Revit Architecture
MS Office
Corel
Adobe Photoshop

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2012-2016, Workshops for architectural an urban planning, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
2018, Advanced Building Skins, Bern, Switzerland

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
1993, ČKA, Czech Chamber of Architects, Prague/Czech Republic
1982, OAQ, Order of Architects of Quebec, Montreal/Canada
1997, AIA, American Institute of Architects, Paris/Continental Europe

COLLECTIONS:
2018, CCA, Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal/Canada

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
2016, selected as jury member of Grand Prix of Architects, Prague, Czech Republic

HOBBIES:
Art and crafts

CLIENTELE:
2007-2022, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic

WEB SITE:
www.petrfranta.eu

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.petrfranta.eu

REGISTRATION DATE:
2022-01-26 11:59:50

COUNTRY/REGION:
Czech Republic

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Petr Franta


Etfe Membrane Facade Double Skin Solar Collector

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2021
Petr Franta for Ctu

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