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Born: August 14, 1924

Nationality: Norwegian

Masterpiece: Norwegian Glacier Museum

Sverre Fehn represents the best of twentieth-century modernism ... this is a unique life's work of extraordinary richness, perception and quality. Ada Louise Huxtable


Sverre Fehn is is the 1997 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate. He is one of the most gifted architects in Norway.

The Norwegian was born in Kongsberg in 1924 and graduated from the Oslo School of Architecture in 1949.

Sverre Fehn died February 23, 2009.

Notable Work

1963 Screiner House, Oslo, Norway

1979 - Hedmark museum, Hamar, Norway

1991 Norwegian Glacier Museum, Fjaeland, Norway

1991 Aukrust Museum, Alvdal, Norway

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