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David Richard Chisholm, ČKA /1960 USA/

Chairman of the Board, Director of Design & Urban Environments

David Richard Chisholm is one of the co-founders of the award winning CMCARCHITECTS studio in Prague, Czech Republic. With 30 years of international practice, David has collaborated with partner Vít Máslo to guide CMC into becoming one of the premier, full-service architectural studios in the Czech Republic.  David Chisholm has not only worked with world famous architects and engineers, but has also many publications and academic involvements to his credit. David led CMC through collaborations in Prague with Ateliers Jean Nouvel from Paris, Gehry Partners from Los Angeles, and MVRDV from Rotterdam. David has been licensed in the Czech Republic, Monte Negro and the United States (New York), and, is a member of both the Czech Academy of Architects and the Czech Green Building Council.

Educated in the United States, David studied Economics, Psychology, Art and Architecture, with a final diploma at the School of Environmental Design & Architecture, California Polytechnic, Pomona, in Los Angeles

EDUCATION

  • California Polytechnic University, Los Angeles / 1987 Diploma / Architecture & Environmental Design
  • California State University, Fresno /1983 / Computer Science, Economy, Behavioral Psychology

WORKS

  • CMCARCHITECTS Partner, Director of Design & Urban Environments / 1999-present
  • CMCARCHITECTS / Co-Founder/ 1997
  • Architects’ Atelier Prague, CZ / Founder / 1993
  • Van Tilburg & Partners, USA, Los Angeles / 1989-1993
  • Dan L. Rowland & Associates, USA, Los Angeles / 1986-1989

COLLABORATIONS

  • Maxim Velcovsky, Artist/ Myslbek Shopping Gallerie/ AFI Butterfly/ 2016-2018
  • Ove Arup, UK/ ARENA/ THE PARK/ Jindrich Plaza Towers/ 2000-2010
  • MVRDV, Rotterdam / BUBNY Master Plan / 2007-08
  • Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Paris / ARENA / 1999-2002

ACADEMIA

  • Advisory Board / ARCHIP School of Architecture, Prague, CZ / 2016
  • Advisory Board / reSITE Festival/ Prague, CZ / 2016
  • Visiting Critic / ARCHIP School of Architecture, Prague, CZ / 2014-2016
  • Visiting Critic /Technical University, Liberec, CZ / Suchomel Atelier / 2003-04
  • Visiting Critic / Technical University, Liberec, CZ/ Suchomel Atelier/ 1998
  • Visiting Critic /Technical University, Prague, CZ/ Buchner Atelier / 1995-97

AWARDS

  • Prague International Airport Master Plan – Urban Project of the Year 2018, CZ
  • AFI Butterfly Karlin – Best of Realty 2018/ Second Prize, CZ
  • Dvorecky Bridge International Competition 2018 – Finalist/ Third Prize, CZ
  • German Design Awards 2019 - Nomination/ AFI Butterfly/ Karlin, Prague, CZ
  • German Design Awards 2019 – Nomination / Engel House / Angel Mountains, CZ
  • Iconic Awards 2018 – Innovative Architecture / Nomination / AFI Butterfly, Praha CZ
  • Czech Prize of Architecture 2018 – Nomination/ Engel House/ Angel Mountains, CZ
  • Nusle Brewery 2017 – First Place / International Competition / Prague 4, CZ
  • Prague International Airport 2016 - Master Plan Competition / Finalist / CZ
  • Viet Nam Memorial Tri An 2016 – Finalist / Kentucky, USA
  • DUKLA Sports / Athletics Complex 2016 – Finalist / Pardubice, CZ
  • Best of Realty 2016 – COMAP Headquarters Offices / Prague, CZ
  • Myslbek Shopping Gallery 2016 – Competition Winner, Prague, CZ
  • Project of the Year 2015 – ArtGen Office Center nomination
  • Sazava Gallery of Art 2013 – Competition Winner, Sazava, CZ
  • Best of Realty 2013 - Residential Park Baarova / People’s Choice Award
  • FUTURE PROJECTS – MIPIM 2012 - Prague Market Promenade / Commendation
  • Project of the Year 2012 - Residential Park Baarova / Mayor’s Award
  • Project of the Year 2010 - ARENA Holešovice Pivovar - Lofts
  • Project of the Year 2009 - Classic 7 Business Park
  • Best of Realty 2009 - Classic 7 Business Park
  • Best of Realty 2009 - ARENA Holešovice Pivovar

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)/ 1999-2009
  • Czech Chamber of Architects (CKA)
  • Czech Green Building Council (CZGBC)
  • Czech Academy of Architects

MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS

  • 100 Years of Architecture/ Exhibition Manes Gallery – Butterfly, Prague, CZ
  • Sustainable Architecture / Com’l.+Office / HI-DESIGN / Hong Kong / 2015
  • SKETCHES/ CVUT FA/ Jan Stempl, Katerina Konatova Dolejsova, et al/ 2015
  • CZECHSCAPE / Portrait of Contemporary Czech Landscape / Fragner/ 2014
  • CZECH ARCHITECTURE 2012-2013 / Zdenek Jiran/ PROSTOR/ 2013
  • CZECH ARCHITECTURE 2009-2010 / Pavel Hnilicka/ PROSTOR/ 2010
  • Famous Villas – Usti Region, Czech Republic / Art Agency FOIBOS/ 2009
  • New Face of Prague / Jaroslav Fragner Gallery / Fragner / 2008
  • Vestiges of Industry / Research Center of Industrial Heritage / 2005
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Vít A. Máslo, CKA / 1964 CZ / Partner

Director of Design & Urban Strategies

Vít Máslo is a founding partner of CMC ARCHITECTS, and has been a leading force behind its professional success for the past 19 years. Vít was educated at both the Academy of Fine Arts, and the Technical University, here in Prague, and, participates in both City Planning and the academic architectural education. Vít has vast experience with international collaboration, including some of the world’s top artists and architects, which has been key to the many publications and media interest of CMC ARCHITECTS projects and designs.

With over 25 years of practice, Vít Máslo is licensed in the Czech Republic, and is also a member of the Czech Academy of Architects. Vít has been committed to CMC’s philanthropic activities, for many years, including special funds for impoverished children, sponsoring of art galleries, and giving of time and financial support to local universities.

EDUCATION

  • Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, CZ / Diploma 1991 / Architecture
  • Technical University Prague, CZ / 1983 - 87/ Architecture

WORKS

  • CMCARCHITECTS Partner, Director of Design & Urban Strategies / 1999 - present
  • CMCARCHITECTS / Co-Founder / 1997
  • AB & M Architects / Founder & Design Director / 1995
  • Atelier Z – Rotterdam, NL / project designer / 1991

ACADEMIA

  • CVUT Faculty of Architecture / Member of the Academic Senate / 2010 - 2014
  • CVUT Faculty of Architecture / Head of the design department II. / 2010-2012
  • Suchomel Atelier / Technical University, Liberec, CZ / assistant / 2003-04
  • Visiting Critic / Applied Arts Academy, Prague, CZ/ Rajniš Atelier / 1995
  • Visiting Critic / Applied Arts Academy, Prague, CZ/ Šípek Atelier / 1994
  • Project Designer / Lev Lauerman Architects – Prague, CZ / 1992
  • Project Designer / Atelier Z – Rotterdam, NL / 1991
  • Member of Academic Senate of Fine Art / 1989 - 1991

AWARDS

  • Prague International Airport Master Plan – Urban Project of the Year 2018, Prague, CZ
  • Dvorecky Bridge International Competition 2018 – Finalist/ Third Prize, Prague, CZ
  • German Design Awards 2019 - Nomination/ AFI Butterfly/ Karlin, Prague, CZ
  • German Design Awards 2019 – Nomination / Engel House / Angel Mountains, CZ
  • Iconic Awards 2018 – Innovative Architecture / Nomination / AFI Butterfly, Praha CZ
  • Czech Prize of Architecture 2018 – Nomination/ Engel House/ Angel Mountains, CZ
  • Nusle Brewery 2017 – First Place / International Competition / Prague 4, CZ
  • Prague International Airport 2016 - Master Plan Competition / Finalist / CZ
  • Viet Nam Memorial Tri An 2016 – Finalist / Kentucky, USA
  • DUKLA Sports / Athletics Complex 2016 – Finalist / Pardubice, CZ
  • Best of Realty 2016 – COMAP Headquarters Offices / Prague, CZ
  • Myslbek Shopping Gallery 2016 – Competition Winner, Prague, CZ
  • Project of the Year 2015 – ArtGen Office Center nomination
  • Sazava Gallery of Art 2013 – Competition Winner, Sazava, CZ
  • Best of Realty 2013 - Residential Park Baarova / People’s Choice Award
  • FUTURE PROJECTS – MIPIM 2012 - Prague Market Promenade / Commendation
  • Project of the Year 2012 - Residential Park Baarova / Mayor’s Award
  • Project of the Year 2010 - ARENA Holešovice Pivovar - Lofts
  • Project of the Year 2009 - Classic 7 Business Park
  • Best of Realty 2009 - Classic 7 Business Park
  • Best of Realty 2009 - ARENA Holešovice Pivovar
  • Grand Prix 2001 - Nursing Home / České Budějovice, CZ
  • Grand Prix 2000 – Reconstruction of the Library of the Academy of Sciences, CZ
  • Grand Prix 1996 – New Building / State District Archives in Semily, CZ

AFFILIATIONS

  • Czech chamber of Architects (CKA) / 1994
  • American Institute of Architects (Associate AIA 1999-2007)
  • Czech Green Building Council (CZGBC)
  • Czech Academy of Architects

MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS

  • Sustainable Architecture/ Com’l.+Office / HI-DESIGN / Hong Kong / 2015
  • CZECHSCAPE / Portrait of Contemporary Czech Landscape / Fragner / 2014
  • CZECH ARCHITECTURE 2012-2013 / Zdenek Jiran/ PROSTOR/ 2013
  • Blue Light Tonight / Alzběta Jungrová / Vít Máslo / 2011
  • CZECH ARCHITECTURE 2009-2010 / Pavel Hnilicka/ PROSTOR/ 2010
  • Famous Villas – Ústí Region, Czech Republic / Art Agency FOIBOS / 2009
  • New Face of Prague / Jaroslav Fragner Gallery / 2008
  • Vestiges of Industry / Research Center of Industrial Heritage / 2005
CMC

David R. Chisholm, dipl. arch.
ČKA
partner, director of design & urban environments

Vít Máslo, akad. arch.
ČKA
partner, director of design & urban strategies

Evžen Dub, Ing. arch.
ČKA
managing partner

Martina Chisholm, Ing. arch.
ČKA
design partner

Milan Samec
business operations partner

Daniel Šimpach, Ing.
project architect

Daniel Sedlák, Ing. arch.
project architect

David Kotlán, Ing. arch.
project architect

Gabriela Sekyrová, Ing. arch.
project architect

Nela Niederle, Ing. arch.
project architect

Zuzana Svitáková, Ing. arch.
project architect

Pavel Paseka, Ing. arch.
project architect

Jan Tesárek, Ing. arch.
project architect

Jan Svoboda, Ing. arch.
project architect

Lenka Bernardová, Ing. arch.
project architect

Josef Knotek, Ing. arch.
project architect

Aneta Zadáková, Ing. arch.
designer

Miroslav Peterka, Ing. arch.
senior project engineer

Michaela Václavská, Ing.
project engineer

Daniel Kůta, Ing.
finance manager

Milan Samec
ICT director

Michaela Průchová
operations assistant

Michaela Foretová
assistant

Jiří Keršláger
accounting