Ing. arch. Veronika Kommová (*1987) studied architecture at Czech Technical University in Prague and did her exchange programme at Vienna Technical University. Beside studies she gained work experience at various architectural offices both in Czech Republic (Pavel Hnilička Architects) and Austria (Querkraft Architekten). After studies she worked for two years at Maxwan architects+urbanists in Rotterdam, where she collaborated at various competitions and studies such as Skolkovo Residential Project, Russia and Office & Shopping Centre Bořislavka, Prague. She gained further practical experience at DAM Architects in Prague, where she worked for two years on various residential projects including refurbishment of protected architectural heritage in Prague city centre and led competition teams of e.g. residential development project in Vokovice in Prague. Veronika is a PhD candidate at Czech Technical University where she focuses on shopping malls an their influence on city centres.