Nov. 15, 1898 in Horní Sloupnice, Czechia
Aug. 31, 1983 in Vysoké Mýto, Czechia
He studied between 1922 and 1925 and was a student of Jan Kotěra and Josef Gočár. From 1925 he worked for five years in Gočár's architecture office, whose style influenced him significantly. Later he teached at various industrial schools in Czechia.