Top 20 Architect celebrities in Denmark
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Architect celebrities [Updated December 7, 2021].
Jorn Utzon was born
on April 9, 1918
He was only the second person to have one of his buildings declared a World Heritage Site while he was still alive.
Kay Fisker was born
on February 14, 1893
He served as a visiting professor from 1951 until 1957 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Bjarke Ingels was born
on October 2, 1974
He designed the Helsingor Psychiatric Hospital, which he shaped like a snowflake.
Arne Jacobsen was born
on February 11, 1902
He and Flemming Lassen won the Danish Architect's Association competition in 1929 for their design of the House of the Future, which was exhibited in Copenhagen's Forum.
Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint was born
on June 21, 1853
in Mrielyst, Denmark.
He gained some recognition after designing a friend's villa in Hellerup, sparking a demand for his services; this was followed by a commission from Danish composer Thorvald Aagaard.
Steen Eiler Rasmussen was born
on January 9, 1898
He worked for Copenhagen's Department for Urban Planning and designed Ringsted Town Hall in Ringsted, Denmark.
Johan Otto von Spreckelsen was born
on May 4, 1929
His churches included Roman Catholic churches in Esbjerg and Hvidovre, both of which were consecrated to Saint Nicholas.
Vilhelm Lauritzen was born
on September 9, 1894
He designed the first Copenhagen Airport after winning a contest.