Competition jury

published: 22. 2. 2019

Ordinary members – dependent

Petr Kubiš – Deputy Director of Palivový kombinát Ústí, s.e.

Petr Kubiš – Deputy Director of Palivový kombinát Ústí, s.e.

Graduate of the University of Agriculture in Prague, majoring in agriculture operation and economics. After previous employment in the banking sector, he has worked since 2007 as the deputy director of operations for the state-owned company Palivový kombinát Ústí, responsible for property management and operations.


Tomáš Kupec – Deputy Mayor of Trmice

Tomáš Kupec – Deputy Mayor of Trmice

An electrical engineer by trade, he has been working in the electrical engineering field for over 20 years. Trmice town councillor since 2010 and its deputy mayor since 2018.


Martin Klika – First Deputy Governor of the Ústí Region

Martin Klika – First Deputy Governor of the Ústí Region

Completed special pedagogy studies. He has been a member of the municipal government since 2008, a member of the town council since 2012, and the first deputy governor of the Ústí Region with competencies in the area of finance, strategy and project preparation since 2016.


Pavlína Janiková – Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Pavlína Janiková – Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

She graduated from the Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Economics, and earned her doctoral degree at the Faculty of Mining and Geology. Since 1999, she has been working at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, currently in the Mining Department, as Head of the Mining and Environmental Damage Elimination Department. She is actively involved in the Inter OceanMetal international organisation and is a member of the PKÚ, s.p. Supervisory Board.


Ordinary members – independent

Klára Salzmann – Landscape Architect

Klára Salzmann – Landscape Architect

She graduated from Corvinus University in Budapest and earned her doctoral degree from the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra. In addition to her designing experience focused on landscape planning with public involvement, she currently leads Atelier Salzmann at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague, which focuses on large-scale landscape projects. She is a member of the Working Group for Landscape Architecture of the Czech Chamber of Architects (ČKA), the Working Group of Professional Practice at IFLA Europe, and head of the Working Group for the Landscape of the Government Council for Sustainable Development.


Filip Tittl – Architect, Urban Planner

Filip Tittl – Architect, Urban Planner

A graduate of the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague and at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. In 2012, he co-founded the UNIT Architects atudio, where he has primarily managed urban projects. In addition to his practice, he is also engaged in research and pedagogical activities, cooperates with the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague, and leads research projects in the Housing Quality Centre organisation. He also deals with construction legislation, cooperates with the Institute of Planning and Development of the Capital City of Prague. In the author collective including Michal Kohout and David Tichý, he has published, among other things, books entitled Collective Housing, Sídliště, jak dál? (Urban Settlement, What Next?) and Můj dům, naše ulice (My House, Our Street), which concerns sustainable forms of individual development.


Jan Magasaník – Architect

Jan Magasaník – Architect

A graduate of the Faculty of Arts and Architecture at the Technical University in Liberec, he completed internships at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague during his studies. Since 2006, he has been working in the progressive studio of the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in Copenhagen. Here, he has participated in projects including the Danish pavilion at EXPO 2010 in Shanghai, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, the MECA Cultural Centre in Bordeaux, France, the Danish Maritime Museum in Helsingør and social housing in Ørestad, Copenhagen.


Jitka Trevisan – Landscape Architect

Jitka Trevisan – Landscape Architect

Graduate of garden and landscape architecture at the Faculty of Horticulture of the University of Agriculture in Brno, she completed her postgraduate studies at the Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil in Switzerland. After 15 years of study and professional experience in Switzerland and 6 years of university activities, she founded an author's studio in Prague. Her work is interdisciplinary and cross-border. When solving landscape projects of all the types and scales, she starts from the context and genesis of the place. She provides consultations and lectures, and she also publishes, translates and works on land art.


Ondřej Špaček – strategic planning specialist in the sports and tourism field

Ondřej Špaček – strategic planning specialist in the sports and tourism field

A graduate of social-economic geography and regional development, demography studies at Charles University in Prague. For 28 years, he has been preparing comprehensively conceived studies devoted to data analysis and synthesis, as well as the preparation


Substitutes – dependent

Jan Vondruška – Head of Construction Implementation Department, Palivový kombinát Ústí, s.e.

Jan Vondruška – Head of Construction Implementation Department, Palivový kombinát Ústí, s.e.

A graduate in business law at the University of Finance and Administration, he is currently completing his master’s degree in security law. After his previous employment, where he was primarily ensuring implementation of railway constructions as a construction manager and technician, he has since 2011 been working in PKÚ, s.p. as the head of the Construction Implementation Department.


Josef Kusebauch – Mayor of Chabařovice

Josef Kusebauch – Mayor of Chabařovice

A graduate of a school of education, he taught at the primary school in Chabařovice for 8 years and was its principal for 14 years. At the same time, he was involved in local politics for 18 years; he was the Chabařovice Deputy Mayor for 8 years and the Mayor for 10 years. He is one of the founders of the Voluntary Association of the Lake Milada Municipalities. From his position in the Chabařovice governing body, he actively supports the implementation of the Nové Vyklice project.


Petr Nedvědický – Mayor of the Statutory City of Ústí nad Labem

Petr Nedvědický – Mayor of the Statutory City of Ústí nad Labem

A graduate of economics and andragogy, he has been the Mayor of Ústí nad Labem since 2018, a representative of the Ústí nad Labem Region since 2016 and, among other things, is a member of the Commission for the Development of Tourism.


Jana Princová – Mayor of Řehlovice

Jana Princová – Mayor of Řehlovice

She has been the Mayor of Řehlovice since 2018. Before entering politics, she worked for almost 20 years at the City of Ústí nad Labem Municipal Council as a curator for children and youth.


Ondřej Beneš – Architect and Urban Planner

Ondřej Beneš – Architect and Urban Planner

Architect and urban planner, he studied architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague. In addition to his private practice, he has been working as an assistant at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in the Stempel – Beneš studio since 2006. Since then, he has collaborated with Dr. Oldřich Ševčík on theoretical texts, publishing, among others, books entitled Architektura 60. let: „Zlatá šedesátá léta“ v české architektuře 20. století (Architecture of the 1960s: the “Golden Sixties” in Czech Architecture of the 20th Century) and publishes in professional journals. He is a member of the Commission for Heritage of the second half of the 20th century at the National Heritage Institute. Since 2017, he has been an city architect in Děčín, and since 2019, he has been the head of the “Regional Architect” Working Group of the Ústí Region.


Vladimír Šanda – Head of the Department of Mining Processes and the Use of Mineral Resources, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Vladimír Šanda – Head of the Department of Mining Processes and the Use of Mineral Resources, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

He is a graduate of the University of Mining in Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology. Since 1988, he has held various positions at Českomoravské doly, a.s. Since 2002, he has been working at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, currently as the head of the Department of Mining Processes and the Use of Mineral Resources. He is a member of the PKÚ, a.s. Supervisory Board


Substitutes –independent

Roman Bukáček – Landscape Assessment and Protection Specialist

Roman Bukáček – Landscape Assessment and Protection Specialist

He studied landscape design, surveying and applied informatics. In his practice, he specialises in landscape design and protection, utilisation of landscape use and development concepts, creation of materials for the town and country planning, consulting in connection with nature and landscape protection and the environment, processing of environmental information, GIS. He is a co-author of several publications and methodologies, especially in the field of landscape protection and assessment.


Milota Sidorová – Urban Planner

Milota Sidorová – Urban Planner

She earned her doctoral degree in landscape architecture and completed domestic and foreign internships focusing on sociological research, human resources and urbanism during her studies. In 2013-2014, she completed a Fulbright scholarship at The City University of New York. She focuses on urban development in interdisciplinary contexts, is an expert on public spaces, participation and connection of various urban life actors, and is gradually beginning to focus on the political aspects of planning. She is a founding member of the reSITE international festival on urban development. In 2015, she established the WPS Prague platform that supports the fair representation of women in architecture and urban development. As a consultant, she cooperates with many domestic and foreign partners including IPR Prague, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the Goethe-Institut, Marko & Placemakers and the Green Foundation.


Miroslav Janovský – Territorial Investments Integration Specialist

Miroslav Janovský – Territorial Investments Integration Specialist

Originally, he was a journalist. He was a senior sports editor at Czech Radio for seven years, was editor-in-chief of Mladá fronta for two years, and subsequently was the press spokesperson for the Mayor of Pardubice. At the same time, as a project manager, he managed important investment projects financed from European funds, including the largest investment project in the history of the city of Pardubice – the Dukla sportovní Project. His main task in recent years rests in promoting the integrated territorial investment instrument at the national level and, at the same time, its implementation in the Hradec-Pardubice agglomeration. He is currently the head of development of the Pardubice region.


Competition organiser

Karolína Koupalová – Competition Secretary

Karolína Koupalová – Competition Secretary

She studied garden and landscape design at MUAF, Faculty of Horticulture in Lednice na Moravě. For a long time, she worked as an urban architect of the chief architect department in Pardubice, specialising in urban greenery and landscape, later leading this department. From this position, she introduced methods of involving the public in the planning of public spaces within the city. Based on many years of experience, she specialises in the coordination and analysis of conceptual, strategic and town and country planning documents for cities and municipalities, their communication with the public and their application in specific development projects.


Petr Návrat – Competition Proposals Examiner

Petr Návrat – Competition Proposals Examiner

He studied urban planning at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, and economics at the University of Economics in Prague. In 2014, he founded ONplan planning consultancy, which provides extensive strategies and services in the areas of regeneration and urban development and strategic planning. From 2013-2016 he worked at the Institute of Planning and Development of the Capital City of Prague, where he was first in charge of the economic part of the Prague Strategic Plan and later, as deputy director, introduced methods for involving the public in the planning processes of the capital city. He has worked on projects in Sri Lanka, Cuba, the Philippines, Cambodia and Nepal. He teaches spatial planning, economic development, and urban regeneration at the Archip - International School of Architecture in Prague.