Born in Milan in 1903 he graduated from the Polytechnic of Milan. He was co-founder of the Milan group Miar. His objects were shown at the Exhibition of rational architecture of Rome in 1928 and 1931. He was an Italian delegate to Ciam and helped draft the "Athens Charter" in 1933. He participated in important architecture and urban competions and took part in all the events held at the Triennial of which he became Special Commissioner in 1945. He was one of the promoters of the magazine "Quadrante" and was one of the editors of the magazine "Metron". In the last few decades he has taught at University.