C.Th. Sørensen

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C.Th. Sørensen
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Nationality Danish
Occupation Architect

Søren Carl Theodor Marius Sørensen , also known as C.Th. Sørensen (1893-1979) was a famous Danish landscape architect.

He is notable for creating "adventure playgrounds," inspired by children playing with leftover materials on construction sites, and with the help of children as builders.[1] He was the professor of landscape architecture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and wrote many books on gardens and landscaping.[2]

He was awarded the Eckersberg Medal in 1945 and the Prince Eugen Medal in 1972. [3][4]


  1. ^ Rebecca Staples New; Moncrieff Cochran (1 December 2006). Early Childhood Education [Four Volumes]. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 643. ISBN 978-0-313-01448-2. 
  2. ^ Marc Treib (31 January 2008). Representing Landscape Architecture. Psychology Press. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-415-70042-9. 
  3. ^ "Eckersberg Medaaillen". Akademiraadet. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Prins Eugen Medaljen" (PDF). Retrieved 14 February 2015.