Svend Axelsson

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Svend Axelsson (born 5 May 1937 in Hadsund) is a Danish modernist architect, who for many years was a partner in KHR Architects along with Knud Holscher.[1]

Axelsson has won numerous projects and architectural competitions in Copenhagen and the Danish Pavilion for the World Exhibition Expo 92 in Seville in 1992, for which he won the Nykredit Architecture Prize. He also won a prize in 1989 for his design of Terminal B in Copenhagen Airport. He is a member of the Federation of Danish Architects.

Major works[edit]

Architecture:with Knud Holscher

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  1. ^ Holscher, Knud; Axelsson, Svend (1990). KHR AS: rammen om et mangeårigt samarbejde. Privattryk. ISBN 978-87-89585-05-5. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Svend Axelsson". Den Store Danske. Retrieved 5 October 2012.