Johan Otto von Spreckelsen

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Birthday
4, 1929
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Mar 16, 1987 (57)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1929
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Mar 16, 1987 (57)

About

Danish architect known for designing the iconic Grande Arche in Paris. He had a Modernist style and designed several modern churches throughout his career.

Before Fame

He studied at the Viborg Katedralskole and the Royal Academy of Arts.

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His churches included Roman Catholic churches in Esbjerg and Hvidovre, both of which were consecrated to Saint Nicholas.

Family Life

His family was residing in the town of Viborg when he was born.

Associated With

He aspired to carry on the innovative legacies of architects like Frank Lloyd Wright.