Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen

Birth
Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Death 24 Mar 1971 (aged 69)
Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Burial Ordrup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Memorial ID 16671453 · View Source
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Architect, Industrial designer. Professor of architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts from 1956 to 1965. He helped to introduce functionalism into Denmark in the 1930s. He gained international fame through his work in almost all areas of architecture generating a renewal both in housing, in public buildings such as town halls and schools, in factory design and as a designer of furniture. Several examples of his furniture design are on permanent exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in New York and at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Besides his numerous works in Denmark such as the SAS Royal Hotel and the National Bank in Copenhagen, he was the architect behind a number of famous buildings in other countries including England and Germany, for example St Catherine's College in Oxford and the city hall in Mainz.

Bio by: Erik Skytte


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
  • Added: 16 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16671453
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arne Jacobsen (11 Feb 1902–24 Mar 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16671453, citing Ordrup Cemetery, Ordrup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .