1928 Receives masters in architecture and English.
1928-29 Works in office of Professor O.R. Salvisberg, Dean, School of
1930-31 Associate of Professor S. Theiss, Dean, School of Architecture,
1931 Receives doctorate.
1932-35 Ghost architect for national competitions, Capri, Naples.
1935-36 Study trip to the United States.
1936 Designs Casa Oro, Naples.
1937-38 Partner of Giovanni Ponti, Milan and editor of Domus.
1938-41 Independent architect, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
1941 Second visit to the United States upon the invitation of the Museum of
Modern Art, New York as the Brazilian winner of an inter-American design
competition. Permanently resides in New York until his death.
1942-43 Associate Editor and Art Director, New Pencil Points (now known as
1944-45 Director of Apparel Research, MOMA. Guest Director of Exhibitions,
MOMA for "Are Clothes Modern?"
1945 Receives New York state architectural license.
1946-49 Editorial and Art Director, Interiors.
1956 Guest Director of Exhibitions, MOMA for "Textiles U.S.A."
1956-57 Bemis Visiting Lecturer, MIT.
1957-58 Chief Architect and Originator of the United States Government
Exhibitions at the United States Pavilion, Brussels Universal Exposition.
1958-60 Research Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo.
1961 Visiting Critic, Graduate Class of Architecture, Yale.
1961-65 Consultant, Department of Architecture, MOMA.
1961-63 Member, Advisory Screening Committee on Art & Architecture, United
States Government Awards.
1964 Guest Director of Exhibitions, MOMA for "Architecture without
1965 Guest Director of Exhibitions, MOMA for "Japanese Manuscript Maps"
with works from his own collection.
1965-66 Visiting Professor of Art, Yale.
1975 Guest Professor of Architecture, Royal Academy of Fine Arts,
1979-81 Smithsonian Scholar in Residence, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York.