… architecture within human commitment

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Reflecting on the sustainability and regeneration of worldwide architecture and the good quality design accessibility has brought jakub cigler architekti, a.s., to found unlimitedJCA, a pro-bono and experimental department of the studio, considering that the art, architecture and the design promote development and balance. Therefore we joined forces with local socio-cultural visionaries to achieve our common goals:

  • to identify SUSTAINABLE and REGENERATIVE architectural and creative principles and to apply them while RESPECTING community particularities
  • to create friendly PUBLIC spaces for everybody
  • to raise public AWARENESS about public space, architecture and design
  • to INTERCONNECT creative, academic and private sectors
  • to promote architectural and artistic EDUCATION and to support talents among architects and designers worldwide
  • to promote PRESERVATION of international architectural and cultural HERITAGE
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burkina faso

Situated in the heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso is a landlocked Sahelien country. Rather less affected by mass tourism and with few natural resources attractive to international concerns, the country has kept its authenticity. Burkina Faso has a very RICH CULTURAL heritage. Since 2012, we are pleased to develop divers projects with and for our partners:

::: preservation study for the mosques in Bani  more
::: realisation of the art shelter for kAfULi with PROVIDA  more
::: design of the cultural centre for/with Bolo´Arts  more
::: active participation in conferences PPUB organised by MHU of BF
::: design of the “fundraising” collection cementJCA! … more
::: design of the storyteller centre “la Forge” with bioarchimore
::: design concept of a dance centre for EDIT … more
::: design concept of a dance residency facilities Keetuma
::: design and realisation of JUMP HUB for/with the collectiveJUMPmore
::: archi-laboratory “espacePUBLICespacepARTagé” with IF and bioarchi … more
::: scenic installation Réseautage with Atelier Andaere … more
::: workshops and trainings of design in public space… more
::: active participation in expert workshop Les Ateliers – Grand Ouaga2050 more
::: concept workshops of the Pocket Park with the collectiveJUMPmore
::: design concept of the Pocket Park with the collectiveJUMP more
::: design of public furniture Tournette with the collectiveJUMP more
::: design and realisation of the creative residency centre p09 for/with Ankata more
::: preparation of student architecture competition Theatre Populaire Idea(l) for/with CDC la termitière with inspirelimore
::: concept of a dance pavillion for CDC la termitière more
::: design and realisation of totoyedemore
::: design and realisation of Maison Kmore


Ethiopia, the country with the continent´s largest concentration of UNESCO cultural sites… the country with complex history, with decent culture, the country with many paradoxes and contrasts. Since 2012 we keep being inspired and develop experimental activities in design and architecture…

::: design of school innovations for People in Need … more
::: design and architecture experimental workshops at EIT-M … more


In Mauritania, Maghreb meets West Africa. The culture, life and population are remarkably diverse, still today anchored in ethnies: Arabs, Berberes, Wolofs, Sub-saharian Africans… The country serves naturally as a place of passage, even in these days often crossed by caravans coming from the desert heart of the continent. It seems that there are no limits in the horizont…

::: participation in the international expert workshop about architecture and city planning Les Ateliers – Nouakchott … more
::: design of “quartier pilote” in French

czech republic

::: cooperation with CTU … more
::: PhD Research at FA CTU … more

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Since 2012 the delegate designer is Michaela Solnická Volná, young Czech artist, architect and designer with working experience from Ghana (2010 and 2012) and Burkina Faso (2012), and with educational background from ParisTech, ENSA Lyon, NCSU PI and architecture master degree completed in Prague.

on behalf of jakub cigler architekti

jakub cigler architekti, a.s. (JCA) is an architectural studio, which started its activities in 2001 in Prague, Czech Republic, as Cigler Marani Architects. It was founded by the Czech architect Jakub Cigler together with the American architect Vincent Marani. While Jakub Cigler has brought a creative experience of working in the domestic and international architectural scene to the company, Vincent Marani´s contribution consisted in the long-term experiences in the technical management of a number of projects in the contemporary American and European architecture. In these days studio JCA is lead by Jakub Cigler only and its reputated for its thoughtful approach with a focus on humanity and sustainability.

JCA are involved in many projects within Europe – above all in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Russia. The portfolio is vast: landscape design, public space design, residential and office buildings or interiors and retails. The team comprises almost 70 open-minded people who are aware of today´s difficulties in the field of sustainability, public space, community and humanity. That´s why the section unlimited Jakub Cigler Architekti has been launched as the architecture within the human commitment…

Big thanks go to everybody who joined us in our experience. Thank you for your advice, presence and energy!

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