MgA. Martin Ptáčník (*1983) obtained his Master of Arts from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague where he studied architecture at well recognized LabArch Studio (Prof. Imro Vaško) and Architecture Research Studio run by Raumlabor Berlin. Additionally, in 2011 Martin did his exchange programme at Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (AVU) at Prof. Emil Přikryl Studio.
Martin has rich experience with academia from which could be mentioned his attandance as a guest critic at mid-term reviews at Bartlett school of Architecture UCL, London (The UNIT 15 Schinegger/Rutzinger). Prior establishing COLLARCH with Ondřej Janků, Veronika Kommová and Shota Tsikoliya, Martin collaborated for three years with well-known architecture firm Aulík - Fišer Architects in Prague.