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An architect who performs as a poet, especially on festive occasions, and co-founder of Sklep theatre. In his main field he focuses mainly on renovations, designing new buildings less often. As an actor he has appeared in dozens of movies. His face is well-known from the former satirical TV show Česká soda. He hosts the popular documentary TV series on Czech architecture called Šumná
města. He presents important architectural works to spectators as an actor rather than an architect.
David graduated from the Czech Technical University and from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In the 70s he co-founded Sklep theatre with his colleague, director and actor Milan Šteindler. He described the winning design of the National Library as a visionary building with a great potential in Czech architecture. He believes that the modern and good can co-exist with the old. His works are
inspired by the modern streams of the early 20th century. Some of his interesting works worth mentioning are the Wax Museum at Karlštejn castle, the Drahomíra Cinema in Karlovy Vary, the Akropolis Palace (together with František Skála), the Bar of Work, the African Museum of Dr. Emil Holub in Holice, and the Franz Kafka Memorial in Prague (with Jaroslav Róna).