Danish architectDied when: 87 years 306 days (1054 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Henning Larsen, Hon.FAIA (20 August 1925 – 22 June 2013) was a Danish architect.He is internationally known for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Riyadh and the Copenhagen Opera House.
Larsen studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, from which he graduated in 1952.He continued studies subsequently at the Architectural Association School of Architecture and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His mentors included Arne Jacobsen and Jørn Utzon.Larsen founded an architectural firm that bears his name, Henning Larsen Architects (formerly Henning Larsens Tegnestue A/S).
From 1968 to 1995, he was a professor of architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.In 1985, he established the SKALA architecture gallery and the parallel SKALA architecture journal, both entities of which continued until 1994.