His family was registrated since 1891 in Prague. He studied at the Prague Technical University (ČVUT) between 1902 and 1908. He never worked as a private architect, but for the Prague building authorities and regulatory authority. That is why he created many official buildings. According to the time he first designed buildings in Cubism, later he started to built modernist architecture. In the 1930s and 1940s he did not designed any houses. After World War II he worked for the Prague State Institute for Construction (Státním ústavu pro projektování výstavby hl. m. Prahy).