Student of the Academy of arts. In 1881 1 gold medal for the program: "the Project of the district court in the capital." In 1882 sent to the pensioner abroad, where he studied, together with architect-retired Pomerantsev, the study of the Palatine chapel in Palermo. Received the award for the project of completion of Milan Cathedral. Academician of architecture. Was appointed supernumerary associate Professor of the Academy.