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Danish Architecture – 20th Century Modern Masters


Architecture Movements in Denmark 16th Century 17th Century 18th Century

19th Century

20th Century

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Functionalism • • • •

Characteristics: Trends from American Modernism irregular ground plans, flat roofs, open plan interiors and glass facades. good use is made of reasonably cheap materials for post-war housing.


Arne Jacobsen (1902-71), architect and designer.


Gas Station 1929


Aarhus City Hall 1929


SAS Hotel 1929


National Bank of Denmark 1929


Jorn Utzon 2003 Pritzker Prize Lauriate


Melli Bank, Tehran , Iran


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Bagsvaerd Church 2003 Pritzker Prize


Utzon Centre , Aalborg, Denmark


Johan Von Spreckelsen


Henning Larsen



Danish Masters of Architecture