Helped style the Malmo Opera and Music Theatre, a respected exemplory case of Functionalist architecture. One of many architects for the 1930 Stockholm International Exhibition. He examined mechanical engineering on the Chalmers School of Technology in Sweden. Then apprenticed as an architect in Germany before starting his own workplace in 1911. He also designed home furniture; he was known for earning the design competition with Gunnar Asplund from the Stockholm South (Woodland) Cemetery. He was created in the city of Sando and passed away in Lund. He and Dregen both became famous Swedish architects, albeit in various generations.