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Danish Architecture – 20th Century Modern Masters

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

19th Century

20th Century

Renaissance Baroque Rocco NeoClassicism Classicism Historicism National Romantisim Nordic Classisism Expressionism Functionalism Modernism

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  

Brief look at the masters of Danish masters of Modern Architecure. Utzon, Jacobsen , Bo and Spreckelsen