- Diploma Higher Financial and Commercial Studies, College Mekhitarist Fathers, Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey. Postgraduate сivil engineering American Robert College Constantinople (now Istanbul), 1921, architectural engineering, architecture Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts (Paris), 1931. Diploma Town Planning, Paris U., 1945.
; 1 daughter, Elaine Saint Andre. Founding editor Underground World review, Paris, France, 1936. Professional lecturer Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, 1948-1968, Ecole Speciale d’Architecture, 1948-1968, Conservatoire Nationale des Arts et Metiers, 1949-1965, others.
Practice architecture, Paris. Vice president nat. council French Society Civil Defense.
Served with 24th Infantry, other units, French Army. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (honorary). Member Group for Study and Coordination of Underground Planning (founder, general secretary), International Standing Committee for Underground Techniques and Town Planning (secretary general).