László Vákár started his career at an engineering office, but soon joined Netherlands Railways, where he was responsible for designing numerous station canopies. He later did the same at Holland Railconsult, which later on changed its name into Movares. Here he became head of the Structural Design Department, while continuing to design structures and maintaining his consulting activities. He also developed patents in various fields. Nowadays he concentrates fully on consulting and design activities, mostly on sustainable subjects, among which canopy design and the concept of The Sustainable Highway.