|Arne Jacobsen 1902-71 Denmark |
Born in Copenhagen, Arne Jacobsen initially trained as a mason before studying architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Arts, Copenhagen, graduating in 1927. From 1927 until 1930, he worked in the architectural office of Paul Holsoe. In 1930, he established his own design, office, which he headed until his death in 1971, and worked independently as an architect, interior, furniture, textile and ceramics designer. He was professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts, Copenhagen, from 1956 onwards. His best known projects are St. Cahterines College, Oxford, and the SAS Hotel, Copenhagen.
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