Designed by Jørn Utzon in the 70s, the Bagsvaerd Church is a masterpiece of contemporary religious architecture. It is characterized by a white concrete ceiling straddled with softly rounded vaulting…Continue reading
Jørn Oberg Utzon (1918 – 2008) was a Danish architect that was most notable for designing the Sydney Opera House in Australia, completed in 1973. When it was declared a World Heritage Site on 28 June 2007, Utzon became only the second person to have received such recognition for one of his works during his lifetime, after Oscar Niemeyer. Other noteworthy works include Bagsværd Church near Copenhagen and the National Assembly Building in Kuwait. He also made important contributions to housing design, especially with his Kingo Houses near Helsingør.