Graduate of the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague and the School of Architecture of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In 1998, together with Tomáš Hradečný and Jan Šépka, he founded the architectural office HŠH architekti and in 2009 his own architectural office Petr Hájek ARCHITEKTI, s. R. Ó. Since 2004 he has been working as a teacher at FA ČVUT, where he was appointed associate professor (2010) and professor (2017). He is the founder and chairman of the board of the Art-Now Foundation for the Support of Arts and Talents and the founder of the Laboratory of Experimental Architecture (LEA). In 2012, he received the CTU III Rector’s Award for his research project Anastomosis. He became the Architect of the Year 2018. His realizations include, for example, the completion of the DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Villa in Beroun, Villa Hermína in Černín or the Letná Water Tower in Prague.
Film, theater and television director. In 1991, he completed his studies in screenwriting and dramaturgy at FAMU. He has realized a number of successful and award-winning feature films and series, which include, for example, Big Beat, Cosy Dens, We Must Help Ourselves or The Teacher.