Topic: Art Nouveau, Secession, Jugendsti
Robert Voticky has over 38 years of international experience as an architect, urban designer, and consultant, managing director, teacher, lecturer, critic, writer, and illustrator. He studied architecture first for a year in Prague and after at Kingston University in London (Dip.arch Kingston). From 1977 - 79 Robert won the Rome Scholarship in Architecture at the Accademia Britannica at Rome with thesis “Tradition and Modernism - the rise and fall of the Palazzo building type”.
He worked on projects in Italy (Rome, Bergamo, and Bolzano), in the UK (in London, Telford, York, Birmingham etc)., in the Czech Republic (in Prague, Brno), in Bratislava in Slovakia, in Germany, France, and Taipei in Taiwan. Robert is a member of the R.I.B.A. in the UK and of the Czech chamber of architects (ČKA). His work was exhibited in Italy, in Britain, and in the USA where he also lectured, as well as in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Robert`s articles were published in Italy, Great Britain, Germany and the Czech Republic. Robert has taught since 1983 Italian art and architecture as well as design and urbanism. From 1987 till 1996 was a Unit master at the School of Architecture at the University of East London, from 1992 till 1997 was a visiting tutor and head of an atelier at School of Architecture VUT Brno. Robert Voticky was awarded a full Professorship in architecture at the same University in 2007 and his professorial publication `Kinetic tendencies in contemporary architecture `summed up his long-standing interest in kinetic, adaptive and mobile design.
He has been Professor and Head of motionLab atelier at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava since 2014 and during the academic year, 2015/16 was the leader of an experimental atelier XLab at the Faculty of Architecture at the Czech Technical University in Prague.