KHR Arkitekter

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KHR Arkitekter AS
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Practice information
Key architects Anja Rolvung
Jakob Brøndsted
Jan Søndergaard
Henrik Richter Danielsen
Mikkel Beedholm
Founded 1946
Location Copenhagen
Significant works and honors
Buildings Copenhagen Airport
Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
Bahrain National Museum
University of Copenhagen Faculty of Humanities
St. Olavs University Hospital
Projects Ørestad
Copenhagen Metro
Awards Nykredit Architecture Prize (1992)

KHR Arkitekter A/S, formerly known as KHRAS, is a Danish architecture company founded as Krohn & Hartvig Rasmussen in 1946. The company was founded by Gunnar Krohn and E. Hartvig Rasmussen. During the 1960s, the company started focusing on European styles applied to public buildings in Denmark.[1] The company has 44 architects[2] and five partners: Anja Rolvung, Jakob Brøndsted, Jan Søndergaard, Henrik Richter Danielsen and Mikkel Beedholm.[3] Several works have been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture.[4] In 1992, the company was awarded the Nykredit Architecture Prize.[5]

Escalators at Amagerbro Station of the Copenhagen Metro

Among the company's projects have been Copenhagen Airport (several terminals), Rødovre Centrum (1966), Hvidovre Hospital (1968), University of Southern Denmark (1970), Bahrain National Museum (1987), the Danish pavilion at Expo 92 (1992), Fonnesbæk Church (1992), Frederiskberg Centret (1996), Copenhagen Metro stations (1996), Billund Airport (1997), Bang & Olufsen head office (1998), Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (1999), University of Copenhagen Faculty of Humanities (2000), Forum Horsens (2002), St. Olavs University Hospital (2002), KMD head office (2002), Fiberline (2004), Haukeland University Hospital (2006), Biocenter (2007), Hillerød Town Hall (2008), Church of Holy Cross (2008), Campus Rådmandsmarken of the Metropolitan University College (2008) and Hedorfs Kollegium (2009).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historie". KHR Arkitekter. Retrieved 17 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Medarbeidere". KHR Arkitekter. Retrieved 17 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Partnere". KHR Arkitekter. Retrieved 17 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "Metro Copenhaguen". European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Nykredit Architecture Prize". Nykredit website (in Danish). Copenhagen, Denmark: Nykredit Holding A/S. 2013. Archived from the original on 20 February 2010. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Kronologisk". KHR Arkitekter. Retrieved 17 November 2009. 

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