O nás

Dipl. arch. Vincent Robert Marani, AIA


Architect and partner at Marani Architects and a former partner in Cigler Marani Architects, Vincent arrived in Prague in 2000 with a wealth of international experience on world-class projects. Whilst working with the American company Murphy / Jahn Inc., Vincent‘s had been in particular responsible for architectural design on a range of large-scale projects that include some of the world‘s modern landmark buildings.

Vincent is proficient in architectural design, project management, overseeing and administering the construction of architectural designs and technically-specific details. With twenty-six years’ experience on international projects, in the United States and Europe Vincent has acquired international contacts and an understanding of differing codes and conducts in various regions.

Vincent is a registered Architect in Illinois, USA and member of the European Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Vincent was also the President of the European Chapter of the AIA in 2013.

Work History

Employed by a variety of American architecture and engineering firms during his university studies Vincent worked for Bayside Engineering Associates, Boston, Massachusetts; Stenbro Associates, Chicago, Illinois; Daniel Wheeler Architect, Chicago, Illinois and Christopher H. Rudolph & Associates, Chicago, Illinois. On completion of his studies, Vincent worked with Murphy / Jahn Inc. both in their Chicago, USA and Berlin, Germany offices. Moving to Prague in 2000 he started with CMC Architects, leaving the firm in November 2001 to partner with Jakub Cigler at Cigler Marani Architects; in 2011 they established a subsidiary architecture company OOO CMA based in Moscow. In 2015 Cigler Marani Architects was restructured into separate companies.

Completed projects

Vincent has been responsible for project management and technical development of various systems during his involvement in a range of construction and renovation projects in Europe and in the United States:
– Sony Center, Berlin, Germany (214,000 sqm commercial, office and retail development)
– Munich Airport Center, Munich, Germany (100,000 sqm office building)
– Munich Order Center, Munich, Germany (100,000sqm office and convention centre)
– 120 North LaSalle, Chicago, USA (50,000sqm 40-story office building)
– Principal Financial Group Corporate Office, Des Moines USA (50,000sqm office space)
– 2009 – 2012 Digital Park II and III in Bratislava, Slovakia (Dušan Jurkovič Award 2009)
– 2012 Sofia Airport Centre, Bulgaria
– 2015 Com City, Moscow
Recently realized projects in Czech Republic
– 2000 – 2012 190,000 sqm The Park in Prague
– 2003 Portheimka Center, Prague
– 2008 Radio Free Europe headquarters, Prague
– 2013 Predboj Villas
– 2013 Dolni Brezany Villa
– 2014 Florentium
– 2014 Quadrio
– 2017 Arendon Office Interior
– 2022 VIA UNA

Public tenders

– 2nd place – Invalidova – Prague, Czech Republic
– 1st place – Ichthys Office Building, BB Center, Prague, Czech Republi
– 3rd place -Bratislava Business Centre, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
– Quadrio office apartment retail center located above the Národní Metro Station, Spálená, Prague 1, Czech Republic
– 1st place – ‘revitalization of Wenceslas Square‘ in Prague downtown, Czech Republic
– 1st place – ‘reconstruction of Průmyslový palace, Prague 7, Czech Republic
– 2nd place – ‘Čulenova – New City Centre‘, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
– 2nd place – Invalidova – Prague, Czech Republic

Accreditation & Achievements

​1984-1989 ​Bachelor of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1995 ​​Registered Architect, Illinois, USA
1995​​Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), European Chapter
2009​​Founding Member of the Czech Green Building Council
2009 – present​Member of Board of Directors, Czech Green Building Council
2009 – 2013 ​Member of Board of Directors, AIA Continental Europe
2009 Dušan Jurkovič Award, Slovack Architects Medal
2013​​ President, AIA European Chapter
2015 AIA Continental Europe Design Awards, Villa Dolni Brezany
2018 NÁBYTEK ROKU 2018, furniture award, Marani Collection
2021 International Property Award – Best International Office Development – Comm City
2022 European Property Award – Best Mixed Use Architecture – 5 Star – VIA UNA
2022 Best of Realty 2022, Administratvni Centra, Silver Medal – VIA UNA