Ondrej Chybik (*1985, Brno, the Czech Republic) studied architecture and urban planning at the Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic, at TU Graz, Austria, and at ETH Zurich in Switzerland, where he studied urban strategies for the Indian megapolis of Mumbai and the Brazilian mining town of Parauapebas. The work was subsequently exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of the collective exhibition Uneven Growth. During his studies, he also worked in several domestic studios and the Vienna-based PPAG collective.
In 2010, together with Michal Kristof, he founded his own studio CHYBIK + KRISTOF (CHK). Significant projects include the Czech Pavilion at the World EXPO in Milan, the Lahofer Winery in Dobsice near Znojmo, the renovation of Mendel’s Greenhouse, and the Gallery of Furniture in Brno, for which the studio received the Grand Prix OA award. Currently, together with the studio, he is working on his own projects and works as the chief architect of Valasské Mezirici. He regularly sits on juries of architectural competitions and is a guest critic at domestic and foreign universities (TU Liberec, Politecnico di Milano in Italy, etc.)