B² Architecture

B² Architecture


  • Practice: B² Architecture
  • Website: b2architecture.eu/
  • Firm Location: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Year: 2012

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Barbara Bencová

Barbara Bencová is a young and up-and-coming architect with an extraordinary eye for detail and composition. Her awareness of the coexistence of shapes and materials in space is unparallel, yielding her great results in executing her visions. Born in Slovakia (Bratislava) but living, studying and working in Paris (RPBW – Atelier Renzo Piano), Venice (IUAV, Faculty of Design and Arts), and finally Prague (CTU, Faculty of Architecture; Atelier 8000, and BFLS) most of her life, gives her a broad and unique outlook on modern architecture.
In 2021, Architizer listed her as one of the top 10 women at the forefront of architecture, leading an architecture studio.

Practice Ideology

B² Architecture is an Architecture and Design studio focused on innovative design with a strong awareness of the subtle coexistence between shapes and materials. Barbara Bencova founded B² Architecture in 2012 after her previous working experience in Prague (Atelier 8000), London (BFLS) and Paris (Renzo Piano Building Workshop – RPBW).
She started collaborating with Zuzana Bartasova in 2021 due to their shared visual taste and passion for running. Be Square Architecture is currently working on numerous residential and commercial projects in the Czech Republic and abroad. The studio won the Architizer A+Award in the Architecture and Branding category for the DDB Prague office interior.

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