Henning LARSEN

(1925 – 2013)

Danish architect and one of the leading and best-known Scandinavian architects, known especially for his cultural buildings | 1925 born in Opsund / Denmark | 1952 graduates from the “Royal Danish Academy of Art” in Copenhagen | 1956 opens architectural office together with other architects | 1959 founds the international architectural firm “Henning Larsen Architects” | 1991 honorary member of the “Royal Institute of British Architects” | 1995 chair at the “Academy of Arts Copenhagen” | 2012 honoured by Praemium Imperiale awarded by the imperial family of Japan | 2013 died in Copenhagen

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