Petr Hlaváček studied architecture at ČVUT in Prague where he teaches since 1990. In 1991, he co-founded with Hana Seho-Münz the architectural studio R.U.A, where he worked until 2008. As a guest professor, he taught for one semester at the Taubman College at the University of Michigan. In 2000, he founded the Architekti Headhand studio. He was the dean for development and construction at CTU in Prague for many years and between 2015–2016, he was the chair at the Prague Institute of Planning and Development (IPR).