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Otto von Spreckelsen Architecture, Denmark

Contemporary Danish Architects Practice famous for the Grand Arch in Paris, Design Studio Info

Johann Otto von Spreckelsen – Key Projects

Key Building

La Grande Arche de La Défense / Grand Arch at La Defense
1 place du parvis de La Défense, Puteaux, Paris XVe, France
Dates built: 1982-89/90
Design: Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, Architect

La Grande Arche de La Défense design by Johan Otto von Spreckelsen Architect
photograph : Arthur Weidmann / CC BY-SA (

Echoing the existing Arche de Triomphe the Grande Arche is typically bombastic for one of Mitterand´s Grand Projets. Unlike the earlier Arche de Triomphe this 35-storey building contains offices located over the formal axis of the Champs-Elysees. Despite the name the architect is Danish.

Otto von Spreckelsen Buildings

Vangede Kirke, Helsingør, nr. Copenhagen, Denmark
Dates built: 1970-74

Stavnsholt Kirke, Farum, Frederiksborg County, Zealand, Denmark
Date built: 1981

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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, northern Europe

Otto von Spreckelsen Practice Information

Dates: 1929-87
Danish architect

Architectural Education:
Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen

Architectural Teaching:
Copenhagen Royal Academy of Arts director until 1987

La Grande Arche de La Défense, Paris, France:
Grand Arch at La Defense design by Johan Otto von Spreckelsen
photo : Viault / CC BY-SA (

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Cold War Museum at Nordjyllands Historiske Museum, Skørping, Rold Forest, Jutland
Design: AART architects with SLA, Niras and Thøgersen & Stouby
Danish Cold War Museum Building
image courtesy of architects office
The Danish Cold War Museum

The New LEGO Group Campus, Billund, Jutland
Design: C.F. Møller Architects
Lego Group Campus Denmark
photograph © 2019 Adam Mørk
The New LEGO Group Campus Denmark

The Wave Vejle, Jylland, western Denmark
Design: Henning Larsen Architects
The Wave in Vejle Denmark
photograph : Jacob Due
The Wave in Vejle Building

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