Latvian-born, Estonian architect who rose to prominence in the second half of the twentieth century.
He was named Chief Architect of Tallinn in 1960, remaining in that position until 1980. He also served as the secretary of the Union of Architects of Estonia beginning in 1959.
He was awarded the Badge of Honour of Tallinn in 2003.
He was born and raised in Riga, Latvia.
His Estonian contemporary, Peep Janes, also became known for his architectural designs.