Croatian architect who most famously designed residential buildings and villas. He was a participant in the first exhibition of Yugoslav contemporary architecture in Belgrade in 1931.
He spent time in Russia in prison after fighting in World War I. He used this time as an opportunity to become well-versed in Russian wooden vernacular architecture. He graduated from the Czech Technical University in Prague in 1921.
He worked in the office of fellow architect,
He died of leukemia in 1941 and was survived by his wife, Aleksandrina Favalli, and two sons, Vojko and Veljko. The family eventually moved to Israel in 1949.
He and Oskar Kaufmann were fellow Jewish architects.