Sigurd Lewerentz

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Birthday
29, 1885
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Dec 29, 1975 (90)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1885
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Dec 29, 1975 (90)

About

Helped design the Malmo Opera and Music Theatre, a leading example of Functionalist architecture. One of the main architects for the 1930 Stockholm International Exhibition.

Before Fame

He studied mechanical engineering at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. He then apprenticed as an architect in Germany before opening his own office in 1911.

Trivia

He also designed furniture; he was known for winning the design contest with Gunnar Asplund of the Stockholm South (Woodland) Cemetery.

Family Life

He was born in the town of Sando and died in Lund.

Associated With

He and Dregen both became famed Swedish architects, albeit in different generations.