Pavel Vlček

prof. PhDr. Pavel Vlček

Department of Art-Historical Topography

phone: +420 221 183 548

Researcher at the Department of Art-Historical Topography.

Pavel Vlček studied art history and general history at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (1968–1974, PhDr. 1974). Between 1975 and 1978, he worked as a curator at the City of Prague Museum where he prepared exhibitions such as Shooting Targets and Prague in Images from the First Half of the 19th Century. Between 1978 and 1979, he worked at the Regional Centre for Heritage Conservation in Ústí nad Labem and between 1979 and 1981 he was a curator in the Teplice Regional Museum where, along with Jaroslava Glogarová, he prepared the exhibition Art-Nouveau Ceramics. In 1982, he began to work at the Department of Documentation, Prague Centre for Heritage and Nature Conservation. He also worked for the State Restoration Studios (1987) and the State Institute for Renovation of Heritage Sites and Buildings (from 1988 onward) where he was a draftsman and later chief draftsman at the historic-building survey section headed by Dr. Jan Muk. In 1992, he became a researcher at the IAH CAS, specializing in Prague topography. Also in 1992, he began teaching at the Faculty of Architecture, CTU in Prague (Associate Professor 2002, Full Professor 2010). Vlček was the principal investigator for the grant project Umělecké památky Prahy (three GA ČR grants in total) and is currently the principal investigator for Encyklopedie architektů, stavitelů, zedníků a kameníků v Čechách.

Research outputs (selection):

Pavel Vlček, Bohemian Protestant Church Architecture, in: Kateřina Horníčková – Michal Šroněk (eds.), From Hus to Luther, Turnhout 2016, pp. 143–164.

Pavel Vlček, St. Peter und Paul-Kirche in Kralovice und Bonifaz Wolmut? Studia Rudolphina 11, 2011, pp. 25–38.

Pavel Vlček, Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer und Johann Lucas von Hildebradt. Zur Problematik des Guarinismus in Mitteleuropa, Umění LII, 2004, pp. 310ff

Pavel Vlček ed., Encyklopedie architektů, stavitelů, zedníků a kameníků v Čechách, Praha 2004.

Pavel Vlček – Petr Sommer – Dušan Foltýn a kol., Encyklopedie českých klášterů, Praha 1997, 2002.

Pavel Vlček, Ilustrovaná encyklopedie českých zámků, Praha 1999, 2001.

Pavel Vlček, Praha 1610–1700, Praha 1998.

Pavel Vlček (ed.), Umělecké památky Prahy. Staré Město a Josefov, Praha 1996; Malá Strana, Praha 1999; Hradčany a Pražský hrad, Praha 2000, Velká Praha. A–L, Praha 2012.

Pavel Vlček, Stavitel Kryštof Dientzenhofer, in: Historická architektura. Věda – výzkum – praxe, Praha 1995, pp. 201–212.

Pavel Vlček – Pavel Zahradník, František Maxmilián Kaňka, Umění / Art XL, 1992, pp. 180–227.

Pavel Vlček, Dientzenhoferův skicář a česká architektura 1640–1670, Umění / Art XXXVII, 1989, pp. 473–497.

Pavel Vlček, Francesco Caratti; Umění / Art XXXII, 1984, pp. 1–22.

Current projects:

Umělecké památky Moravy a Slezska 4 – co-author

Topografie okresu Plzeň-sever (Kralovice) – co-investigator

Metamorphoses of Village Architecture with an Emphasis on the 19th and 20th Centuries (grant NAKI) – co-investigator

Italská barokní architektura v Praze – principal investigator

Encyklopedie architektů, stavitelů, zedníků a kameníků v Čechách (in collaboration with Pavel Zahradník) - principal investigator, new edition

Praha ve starých fotografiích ze sbírek Ústavu dějin umění (in collaboration with dr. Trnková) – co-investigator

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However you may visit Cookie Settings to provide a controlled consent.
Settings Accept
You can refuse consent here.
Cookie settings

This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorised as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyse and understand how you use this website. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience.


Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.


Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.


Performance cookies are used to understand and analyse the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.


Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customised ads.