Henning Larsen

Architect

1925 – 2013

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Who was Henning Larsen?

Henning Larsen, Hon. FAIA was a Danish architect. He is internationally known for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Riyadh and the Copenhagen Opera House. He was the founder of the company that bears his name, Henning Larsen Architects. His opera house was fraught with controversy and he was forced to modify the design. He died on the day that its roof was used as a publicity stunt for the sport of cliff diving. He studied under Arne Jacobsen and Jørn Utzon.

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Born
Aug 20, 1925
Denmark
Profession
Education
  • Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Died
Jun 22, 2013
Copenhagen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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