Known for his work in the field of fountain design. He won first prize for the Dr. Clementis Memorial and was also noted for a sailboat project and the sportscar, Esox, which was a media sensation in 1974.
He studied Architecture at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava and then studied Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. His first award of note was for a magazine layout in a 1966 graphic-design competition.
He specialized in the creation of fountains of all types, including interior fountains, drinking fountains, and large-scale monuments; he was known for the Singing Fountain in Mariánské Lázně, the Czech spa town.
His parents raised him in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. His father sparked his interest in fine arts while he was still a child.
He and Tom Stoppard both hailed from Czechoslovakia.