Arrived at N. Novgorod in 1819 as one of the assistants A. Betancourt on the construction of the Fairgrounds. From 1833 he was a member of the Building Committee, and in 1836 became assistant provincial architect. Repairs Demetrius and the Ivanovo Kremlin towers, fits the burnt building of public offices under the school of military cantonments. Schaeffer bacterum on the street B. Pokrovskaya stone building instead of a dilapidated wooden house (XVIII) the Vice-Governor. In 1838 - 1839 years, overhauling Pechersk monastery. In 1841 - 1842 he built adjacent to the fair districts brick commercial buildings. Since 1848 Schaeffer, the architect of the state Pochinkovskiy plant.