Henning Larsen

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Henning Larsen is a Danish
Denmark
Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. The countries of Denmark and Greenland, as well as the Faroe Islands, constitute the Kingdom of Denmark . It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark...

 architect.
He is internationally known for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Riyadh
Riyadh
Riyadh is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province, and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau, and is home to 5,254,560 people, and the urban center of a...


and the Copenhagen Opera House. He is the founder of the company that bears his name, Henning Larsen Architects
Henning Larsen Architects
Henning Larsen Architects is an international architecture firm based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1959 by noted Danish architect and namesake Henning Larsen, it has around 150 employees...

 (Formerly Henning Larsens Tegnestue A/S).

Buildings


  • 1968 The campus center in Dragvoll
    Dragvoll
    Dragvoll is a location in Trondheim, Norway, where several parts of the buildings and campus of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology are located. It may also refer to the university campus itself. At Dragvoll the faculties of social sciences and humanities are located, consisting of...

     at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology , commonly known as NTNU, is located in Trondheim. NTNU is the second largest of the eight universities in Norway, and, as its name suggests, has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology...

    , Trondheim
    Trondheim
    Trondheim , historically, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. With a population of 173,486, it is the third most populous municipality and city in the country, although the fourth largest metropolitan area. It is the administrative centre of...

  • 1979 The Danish embassy, Riyadh
    Riyadh
    Riyadh is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province, and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau, and is home to 5,254,560 people, and the urban center of a...

  • 1982-87 Commercial college and residences, Frederiksberg
    Frederiksberg
    Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It surrounded by the city of Copenhagen. The municipality, co-extensive with its seat, covers an area of and has a total population of 98,782 making it the smallest municipality in Denmark area-wise, the fifth most...

  • 1982-84 Ministry of foreign affairs
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia)
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the ministry responsible for handling the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's external relations. The ministry oversees "political, cultural and financial international relations" and monitors the Kingdom's diplomatic relations. It was created in 1930 by a royal decree...

    , Riyadh
  • 1984-85 Gentofte
    Gentofte
    Gentofte Kommune is a municipality in the Capital Region of Denmark on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of , and has a total population of 68,913...

     library
  • 1992 The Møller Centre for Continuing Education, Churchill College, Cambridge
    Churchill College, Cambridge
    Churchill College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.In 1958, a Trust was established with Sir Winston Churchill as its Chairman of Trustees, to build and endow a college for 60 fellows and 540 Students as a national and Commonwealth memorial to Winston Churchill; its...

  • 1997 Extension of Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is an art museum in Copenhagen, Denmark...

  • 1995 Egebjerggård, Ballerup
    Ballerup
    Ballerup Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Approx. 15 km. From central Copenhagen. The municipality covers an area of 34 km², and has a total population of 47,116 . It is also the name of the municipal seat,...

  • 1994-1999 Extension of Malmö public library
    Malmö public library
    Malmö City Library is located in Malmö, Sweden and celebrated its 100 anniversary in December 2005. It has 550 000 different media, about 10 000 DVDs and 33 500 music CDs. In 2006 it became the first library in Sweden to lend video games....

  • 1999 Head office of Nordea
    Nordea
    Nordea Bank AB is a Stockholm-based financial services group operating in Northern Europe. The bank is the result of the successive mergers and acquisitions of the Swedish, Finnish, Danish and Norwegian banks of Nordbanken, Merita Bank, Unibank and Kreditkassen that took place between 1997 and 2000...

    , Copenhagen
    Copenhagen
    Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

  • 2004 Copenhagen Opera House
  • 2004 IT University of Copenhagen
    IT University of Copenhagen
    The IT University of Copenhagen is a Danish globally oriented, independent university.The IT University of Copenhagen was established in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1999. At that time, it was - in Danish - called "IT-højskolen"...

  • 2007 Musikens hus (The house of music), Uppsala
    Uppsala
    - Economy :Today Uppsala is well established in medical research and recognized for its leading position in biotechnology.*Abbott Medical Optics *GE Healthcare*Pfizer *Phadia, an offshoot of Pharmacia*Fresenius*Q-Med...

    , Sweden
    Sweden
    Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....

  • 2004-2007 The Roland Levinsky Building as part of the University of Plymouth
    University of Plymouth
    Plymouth University is the largest university in the South West of England, with over 30,000 students and is 9th largest in the United Kingdom by total number of students . It has almost 3,000 staff...

    , England
    England
    England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; the Irish Sea is to the north west, the Celtic Sea to the south west, with the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south separating it from continental...

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Distinctions

  • 1965 Receives the Eckersberg Medal
  • 1985 Honorary member of the American Institute of Architects
    American Institute of Architects
    The American Institute of Architects is a professional organization for architects in the United States. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the AIA offers education, government advocacy, community redevelopment, and public outreach to support the architecture profession and improve its public image...

  • 1985 Receives the C.F. Hansen Medal
  • 1986 Receives the Prince Eugen Medal
    Prince Eugen Medal
    The Prince Eugen Medal , is a medal conferred by the King of Sweden for "outstanding artistic achievement". The medal was established in 1945 by the then King of Sweden, Gustaf V in 1945, in connection with the eightieth birthday of his brother Prince Eugen who was a noted painter and art...

  • 1987 The Daylight and Building Component Award
  • 1987 The International Design Award, England
  • 1989 Aga Khan Award for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Riyadh
  • 1991 Honorary member of the Royal Institute of British Architects
    Royal Institute of British Architects
    The Royal Institute of British Architects is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally.-History:...


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