Kay Fisker Danish architect, Aarhus University

Kay Fisker

Kay Otto Fisker (1893-1965) was born in Frederiksberg Denmark. He was a Danish Functionalist architect, designer and Professor of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He is best known for his housing projects in and around Copenhagen. An important project of his, in collaboration with Povl Stegmann, was Århus University (1932-43). Other projects included the Danish Academy in Rome and Dronningegarden Functionist housing estate.

Awards

1958 Prince Eugen Medal, Sweden

1964 he was awarded the Heinrich Tessenow Architecture Medal

 

Image: Søren Fuglede Jørgensen CC BY SA 2.5

 

 

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