Student of the Academy of arts from 1890 30 Oct 1896 — the title of artist-architect for the "project of the hall for the exhibition." 26 Oct 1909 — the title of academician.
He studied in the Petersburg. AH (1890−96) L. N. Benoit. Worked in St. Petersburg, he designed a number of tenement houses and societies. buildings in the art Nouveau and Neoclassicism — the Azov-don Bank (1907−09), the hotel "Astoria" (1910−14), etc. From 1918 he lived and worked in Sweden.