Petr Kolář graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. During and after his studies he worked with Eva Jiřičná. In 1996, together with Aleš Lapka, they co-founded the architectural studio ADR. As the first in Eastern Europe, it won the Red Dot Award in the Industrial Design category in 2003. ADR designed both Czech and foreign Olympic Parks at XXX Olympic Games in London 2012, and the Velaa Private Island luxury resort in the Maldives (winner of the „International Hotel & Property Awards 2014“).