We are a process-driven studio, where concept or theme phenomenology, in architectural design, are derived through referential methodology.
MEET THE FOUNDERS
CMCARCHITECTS studio was founded by David Richard Chisholm and Vit Maslo, over twenty years ago, and remains energized by their creative spirit and collaborative international experience.
Vít A. Máslo
Partner, Director of Design & Urban StrategiesCKA /1964 CZ/
We want to leave a mark in this world, that we influenced in a positive way, and added value to the cities, places and buildings we worked in and on.“
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.
David Richard Chisholm
Chairman of the Board, Director of Design & Urban EnvironmentsCKA /1960 USA/
Architecture is a journey, a search, a way of life. We search for understanding, substance, meaning and identity in a complex global environment.“
David Richard Chisholm is one of the original founders of CMCARCHITECTS studio in Prague, Czech Republic. With thirty years of practice, David has led CMCA to winning prestigious awards and competitions, and to becoming one of the premier architectural firms in the Czech Republic. David’s constant search for originality, in a fractal approach to design, has created CMCA’s widely published, unique buildings over the past twenty years. With several world collaborations to his credit, including Ateliers Jean Nouvel from Paris, Gehry Partners from Los Angeles, MVRDV from Rotterdam, ARUP from the UK, and recently MIAS from Barcelona, David has elevated design and professionalism at CMCARCHITECTS to successfully work on an international level.
The experience David Richard Chisholm holds is from inventive and conceptual, to detail and construction of large office complexes, towers, train stations, airports, exhibition centers, residential communities, large public spaces, and landscapes of every scale. David Richard Chisholm was the lead designer and spear-headed the award-winning Prague International Airport Master Plan, the expansion of the Prague Congress Center, the Prague Market Urban Regeneration Master Plan, won both the prestigious Pasohlavky Spa Resort competition and the Nuselsky Brewery Urban Regeneration competition, invented the iconic vertical garden office complex BUTTERFLY KARLIN, and has won several awards for his Brownfield Adaptive Re-Use projects.
As only the seventh foreigner in the history of the Czech Republic, David Richard Chisholm, more than twenty years ago, was granted the highest-level licensure of architecture. David was also granted architectural and urban design licenses in Monte Negro and the United States (New York) and has been 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
Partners + Key People
THE KEY PEOPLE
Partners Evzen Dub and Martina Chisholm, with twenty years of award-winning works and leadership at CMCARCHITECTS, carefully and diligently design, develop and realize every project produced by the studio. The Key People in our team include five architects with over ten years of practice and amazing work on a range of project types and scales.
PARTNER, DIRECTOR OF DESIGNING. ARCH. / CKA /
PARTNER, DIRECTOR OF DESIGNING. ARCH. / CKA /
Project Lead architectING. ARCH. / CKA /
project lead architect & engineerING. / CKAIT /
project lead architect Interiors SpecialistING. ARCH.
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project lead architect & engineer Ing. arch. / CKA /
BE PART OF THE CMC TEAM
CMCARCHITECTS is a motivated team of experienced young people. We need your skills, talent, and intellect. Collaborate with us on a fantastic variety of projects – museums; exhibition halls; community centers; kindergartens; spas; villas; offices; parks & gardens.